AN inspirational nurse at Blackpool Victoria Hospital has been awarded the OBE in the New Year’s Honours list for services to nursing.
Sabila Johnson is the Ward Manager of Ward 25 at the hospital and has been honoured for her dedication to the profession.
She said: “I am obviously honoured to receive this award but I think every nurse and healthcare worker deserves one for the work they do.
“I just love the job and I always see myself as being honoured to be a nurse.’’
Matron, Maria Jennings, said of Sabila: “She is an inspirational leader and a true role model to her colleagues and her staff and she really has the patient’s needs at the heart of her care.’’
Director of Nursing and Quality at the Trust, Peter Murphy, added: “Sabi is a wonderful nurse and I am delighted that she has been recognised for what she does.’’