November's Hospital Hero - Susan Cornwell
30 November 2015
November’s Hospital Hero is paediatric practice educator, Susan Cornwell.
Susan has spent an enormous amount of time - outside of her
normal working hours - to prepare our cohort of Italian paediatric
nurses for practice.
As well as an extensive induction Susan has gone the extra mile
to arrange social activities in order to network the nurses into
the local community, including introducing them to fellow Italian
Susan was nominated by paediatric assessment unit manager,
Sophie Dudley and Neptune ward manager, Claire Scott who said: "The
induction that Susan has produced is extremely thorough, well
thought out and well planned.
"She's put in many extra hours to ensure that it is
comprehensive and feedback from staff has been extremely
"We were recently contacted by another Italian nurse who has
applied to work at Southend after hearing about Susan's induction
and the support on offer.
"We're delighted that her effort and commitment has been