Published on September 04, 2018

Jenkins Named for DAISY Award

TUPELO, Miss.—Registered nurse Ana Jenkins of 3 West recently received North Mississippi Medical Center’s DAISY Award for July.

She received a certificate, a DAISY Award pin, a bouquet donated by Bishop’s Flower Shop and a hand-carved stone sculpture titled A Healer’s Touch.

Jenkins, who lives in Booneville, completed her associate degree in nursing at Northeast Mississippi Community College in May 2017. She joined the NMMC staff in June 2017. Originally from Honduras, Jenkins moved to the United States 15 years ago.

Jenkins was nominated by a patient’s wife. “Ana has been so nice to my husband and me since he has been in the hospital. She bought us flowers for our anniversary,” the patient wrote. “How thoughtful she has been.”

The DAISY Award is an international program that rewards and celebrates the extraordinary compassionate and skillful care given by nurses every day. For more information, call (662) 377-3431 or email

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