Linda Nazarko: FRCN

Posted on December 1st, by editor in Caring Times. No Comments

Long term care doyenne Linda Nazarko has been awarded the Royal College of Nursing¹s highest honour ­ a Fellowship in the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). This entitles Mrs Nazarko to use the letters FRCN (Fellow Royal College of Nursing) after her name. This is the first time in 25 years that the Royal College of Nursing has awarded a fellowship to a nurse working outside the NHS. RCN fellowships are conferred to nurses in recognition of exceptional contributions to the art and science of nursing. Linda Nazarko (pictured) is director of nursing at Nightingale in London, Europe¹s biggest nursing home. She is a visiting lecturer at South Bank University, where she lectures on leadership, management and clinical practice. She is a former director of the Registered Nursing Home Association (RNHA), where she advised and represented 1,500 nursing homes. Mrs Nazarko has led the way in raising the profile of nursing homes, championing higher standards of care and introducing innovative practice in the care of olde

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