Lake Huron Medical Center congratulates Daisy Award Recipient Kathy Sinnott,
RN. The Daisy Award for Extraordinary Nurses is recognized in 2,800 healthcare
facilities in the United States and 17 different countries.
Kathy works as a registered nurse in the Ambulatory Surgical Unit and was
nominated by her peers for going above and beyond, each and every day.
Kathy is a wealth of knowledge, quick to spring into action and always
with a smile. One peer stated, “A nurse like Kathy is an asset to
our organization. She is always willing to help out, is a team player
and is loved by staff and patients alike.”
Beyond her clinical skills, Kathy is known for remaining calm and reassuring
under pressure, maintaining a positive attitude and her professionalism.
“Kathy cultivates an environment which allows Lake Huron Medical
Center to provide exceptional care, and is the kind of nurse who inspires
you to give your best every day,” comments Pat Roberts, RN, MS,
Chief Nursing Officer, Lake Huron Medical Center. “The DAISY award
is the perfect way to recognize our nurses because it reflects a nursing
mindset which fosters care, trust, and compassion with her patients and
The Daisy Award was created 1999 by members of the family of Patrick Barnes
who died of complications of the auto-immune disease ITP. The Barnes’
wanted to do something special to honor their son and came up with the
name DAISY-an acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune System. What continually
resonated for them was the extraordinary care, kindness and compassion
Patrick and the family received from his nurses during his illness.
Lake Huron Medical Center thanks Kathy for everything she does each and
every day to provide our patients and their families with high-quality,