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The DAISY Award

Honoring extraordinary nurses

Nominate an extraordinary nurse for the DAISY award

Have you witnessed a nurse going above and beyond to support patients and their families? St. Anthony Hospital patients and family members can nominate an outstanding nurse for the DAISY award by filling out the form below.

What is the DAISY award?

​The DAISY award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary compassion and skillful care given by nurses every day. St. Anthony Hospital is proud to be a DAISY Award partner.

DAISY award honorees personify the remarkable St. Anthony Hospital patient experience. These nurses consistently demonstrate excellence through their clinical expertise and extraordinary compassionate care, and they are recognized as outstanding role models in our nursing community.

About the DAISY foundation

The DAISY foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died of complications of the auto-immune disease Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP) at the age of 33. During Pat's 8-week hospitalization, his family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided not only to Pat, but to everyone in his family. One of the goals they set in creating a foundation in Pat's memory was to recognize extraordinary nurses everywhere who make an enormous difference in the lives of so many people by the super-human work they do every day.

To find out more about the DAISY award program, visit