Nurses at UW Health provide remarkable and trusted care to our patients, families, and community. We are fundamentally grounded in providing evidence-based, patient- and family-centered care.
We consider ourselves privileged to act as advocates for all individuals while assuring equitable and culturally relevant care. At UW Health, we have a strong shared governance which assures every nurse has a voice.
Grateful Patients and Families
Patients and family members often say how thankful they are for the care they received at UW Health. Watch how some of them took their words of thanks to video as a special surprise for their nurse. What the readers didn’t know is that they would be the ones getting a surprise.
UW Heath nurses reflect the essence of nursing — blending the art of compassion and empathy with the science of clinical care — while continually learning, improving and advancing their practices. Here are some of the latest stories we’d like to share with you:
- Answering the nursing shortage with innovative strategies
- Impacting care beyond our walls
- Putting health equity into practice
- Nurse-led research: Improving pressure injury care for patients with dark skin tones
- Improving the reach and results of shared goveRNance
- Read more stories in our 2021 annual report (pdf)
Nurses in the News
Despite the humility of our nurses, the remarkable and often lifesaving care they provide to patients and families, does not go unnoticed. More importantly, it needs to be shared with the rest of the world.
- Crash victim reunites with nurses who cared for him – WKOW ABC 27 (Madison)
- Two UW Health nurses named Madison’s Top Nurses for 2022:
- Jessi Kendall helps dismantle racism and health disparities (Leadership Award)
- Adam Schneider lets new ideas lead the way (Innovation Award)
- Nursing runs strong in family with three generations of UW Health nurses – CBS 58 (Milwaukee)