(Festus/Crystal City) Mercy Hospital Jefferson recently announced its next DAISY Award Winner.

With the official announcement, here’s Community Relations Manager John Winkelman.

Winkelman continues with what the patient had to say about nominating Janet Barnes.

The family of Patrick Barnes established the Daisy Foundation in 1999 to express gratitude to nurses for the work they do for patients and their families every day.

The award is presented in more than 1,900 healthcare facilities in all 50 states and 15 countries.