Great Ormond Street Hospital has been honoured for providing nursing staff to military field hospitals in some of the world's war zones.
During a presentation at the hospital on Friday, ward sister Sue Snaith, who worked within the intensive care unit at Camp Bastion in Afghanistan, was presented with a canvas depicting work of medics on the front line by the City of London Field Hospital.
Sue's role in Camp Bastion involved stabilising critically injured soldiers.
Dr Jane Collins, chief executive at Great Ormond Street Hospital said: We are very proud of Sue and in fact all our staff who choose to spend time on the front line, selflessly tending to the critically injured. They play a vital role in some of the world's war zones, taking skills from their specialist paediatric work here to help children who sadly find themselves caught up in conflict."
Sue said: "Working overseas in places like Afghanistan and Iraq provides a unique experience in terms of building clinical knowledge. You are exposed to a lot of very difficult situations but it is an honour to be able to support our troops many of whom are at great risk."
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