May 25 2005 - AUSTRALIAN NURSE VISITS MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL

Press Release - May 25, 2005
AUSTRALIAN NURSE VISITS MOTHER FRANCES HOSPITAL

 
On May 23 and 24, Nola Cruikshank, a nurse and director of clinical services at Hollywood Private Hospital in Australia visited Mother Frances Hospital to observe the Hospital's nursing program.

Ms. Cruikshank had contacted Press Ganey, which is a U.S. company that ranks American hospitals on quality and efficiency, and asked for the name of a hospital in America that had high marks for nursing care and retention.

Press Ganey recommended Mother Frances Hospital.

Hollywood Private Hospital is an award-winning, acute-care private teaching hospital situated in the Perth suburb of Nedlands, in Western Australia. The hospital has the capacity to treat 653 patients and provides comprehensive care for private patients, including the privately insured, entitled veterans and war widow/ers and self-insured patients.
Hollywood is recognized as a center for excellence in surgery, medicine, psychiatric care, rehabilitation and palliative care, and is accredited with the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards.