Nurse Leader Karen wins at Nursing Times Awards!

Karen Jordan, Clinical Team Manager for Spectrum, has been named as Nurse Leader of the Year at the Nursing Times Awards 2016.

Karen leads a small team of Wellbeing nurses as part of North Yorkshire Horizons, the substance misuse service for North Yorkshire. Spectrum is the clinical partner for North Yorkshire Horizons.

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She has 37 years of nursing experience and has pioneered a new approach to engage with vulnerable patients across the county, including embedding an outreach nursing model which enabled staff to visit patients at home, in neutral locations and even out in the street.

We’re so proud of Karen, who is an inspirational leader at Spectrum and a great role model – not only has she been a great influence to those around her but was one of the founding members of Spectrum People, which eventually became our independent charity arm.

But don’t take our word for it – listen to what Karen’s patients have said about her in our videos centre.

Well done Karen!