Our Stories

Texas Children’s is filled with amazing and inspirational stories of our nursing team’s dedication to improving the quality of care we deliver to children and women. Our nurses are leading quality and safety initiatives, and together they are building on a strong foundation, which has led to many successes.

Below are some of our nursing stories that demonstrate the compassion, collaboration and ingenuity that goes into the work our nurses do every day across Texas Children’s Hospital system.


2019

An impressive turnout

Over 560 participants attended Professional Day designed to enhance quality care and outcomes through evidence-based practice in pediatrics and obstetrics

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A rewarding profession

With over 100 years of combined experience, Texas Children's wound ostomy nurses play a crucial role in the healing process to ensure the best outcomes for patients and their families.

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Sepsis awareness champions

Texas Children’s received the 2019 Sepsis Heroes Award in recognition of several notable successes including developing an algorithm to improve the timely diagnosis of sepsis.

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Nurses obtain highest degree

Nine nurses, who obtained their Doctor of Nursing Practice, share their personal journey, the invaluable lessons they learned and how Texas Children’s supported them along the way.

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Never skip the check

Our nurses were instrumental in launching a campaign to engage staff around our positive patient identification efforts and ensure error prevention alertness remain top of mind.

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Celebrating our amazing nurses

In recognition of National Nurses Week, Texas Children’s honored our amazing team of more than 3,500 nurses for their tireless commitment to improving patient care, safety and outcomes.

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Championing patient safety

Tashia Bush was recognized for her patient safety efforts in the Emergency Center when she became a 2019 recipient of Texas Children’s Shamrock Award.

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Legacy Tower turns one

Our nurses share how the new state-of-the-art spaces in Lester and Sue Smith Legacy Tower are enhancing the care they deliver to our most critically ill patients.

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Leading the way

Nurses play a crucial role in the West Tower backfill project, which will meet the future growth of acute care, and enhance the delivery of care for our diverse patient populations.

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