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Malawian British Midwife Recognised
Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent 22-11-2021
Ruth recognised for dedication to safe care in Maternity
Ruth Nathambwe, Ward Sister on the Sherwood Birthing Unit, has been presented with the Chief Midwifery Officer’s Silver Award by Professor Dunkley-Bent for her commitment to improving safety and experience for mums and babies being cared for by #TeamSFH.
Delivering the award virtually to Ruth, who tuned in remotely for the presentation, Professor Dunkley-Bent praised the way she had demonstrated enormous compassion and authenticity with her team during a time of rapid change and uncertainty, providing visible clinical leadership in challenging times.
She was nominated for the award for consistently
demonstrating #TeamSFH’s values and behaviours, holding others to account with diplomacy and kindness.
MUNA team is proud of the achievement of our member and wants to encourage others to continue contributing positively to the Health Sector.
Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent
Ruth Nathambwe a Silver award recipient