Haggin nurse recognized for service

Published 11:05 am Thursday, January 14, 2021


News release

HARRODSBURG — Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital is pleased to recognize and honor one of its nurses for her extraordinary patient care. Diane Parnell, RN, a medical surgical nurse, was one of many nurses nominated for the DAISY Award.

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A resident of Mercer County, Diane has been caring for patients at EMJBHH for 33 years.

Parnell was nominated for the award by a patient that said, “Diane gives excellent care to her patients. She was very helpful to all of the family with the discussion regarding the importance of sanitation, personal hygiene, hand washing and other safe practices during the COVID crisis. She is very knowledgeable about current hospital restrictions and patient care. We appreciate her caring and kindness.”

Ephraim McDowell is proud to recognize nurses with the DAISY Award, a national program that honors the compassionate care and clinical excellence that nurses bring to their patients every day. Nomination forms for the DAISY Award are available at various locations throughout Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center, Ephraim McDowell Fort Logan Hospital and Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Hospital.