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DAISY Award Nomination Form

The DAISY Award is an international program that recognizes and celebrates the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses everyday. Each month a SickKids nurse, nursing team or nurse leader is selected to receive the DAISY Award. Nominations can come from patients, parents/families and SickKids staff! 

Thank you for making a nomination and helping us celebrate the extraordinary nurses at SickKids. Stories of nursing excellence need to be shared so our nurses can truly understand the impact they have on the lives of the people they care for and work with.

Kindly fill out the form below to submit your nomination.

Award categories

  • Nurse: Recognizes a nurse who demonstrates exceptional clinical skill and compassionate care.
  • Nursing-led team: Recognizes a nursing-led team that demonstrates excellent child and family-centered care with a high level of compassion.
  • Nurse leader: Recognizes a nurse who impacts patient and family centered care by making a difference through leadership.
  • Health equity: Recognizes a nurse or a nursing-led team that advances health equity and safety for patients, families and communities.
  • Nurse (Lifetime achievement): Recognizes a nurse who has served as a role model and advocate for nursing practice and has been an exemplar for enhancing the patient experience across their nursing career. This nurse must have been working in the profession for more than 25 years.

Submit a nomination for the DAISY Awards

Select the award category:

If nominating a nurse:

If nominating a nurse-led team:

Tell us your story.

Share examples of how the nominee(s):

  • Demonstrated compassion and empathy in caring for patients and families
  • Made patients and families feel valued and important
  • Provided excellent child and family-centered care
  • Involved patients and families in decisions about care

What makes your nominee(s) the best of the best?

Nominator information

Please tell us about yourself, so that we may include you in the celebration of this award if your nominee is chosen.

If your nominee is chosen as a recipient, your submission may be published on the SickKids website. Do you consent to your submission being shared? (required)
Our nurses love connecting with their community. Do you consent to your email address being shared with the nominee, so they can reach out and say thank you? (required)
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