Award for nurse

A Nottinghamshire nurse has been nominated for the Nursing Times Awards 2011.

Skin cancer nurse Gill Godsell is one of six people shortlisted for this years Cancer Nurse Leader award.

The award is given to individual nurses with the aim to recognise and reward high quality nursing leadership in cancer care.Gill, who was awarded an OBE in 2004 for her services to nursing in Nottingham, has been nominated thanks to her development of a national nurse surgery course, run once a year by a team from the dermatology department at the Queen’s Medical Centre.

The training course was established by Gill in 2000 after she noticed there was no specific training for nurses.