Share Your Story

Share your story of a nurse who delivered extraordinary, skillful, compassionate care to you or a patient by filling out a nomination form today—it’s an important way of saying thank you to an extra special nurse who has made a difference in your life or another’s.

DAISY Award nominees personify Valley Medical Center’s remarkable patient experience. In addition to naming a DAISY Award honoree, each nominated nurse receives special acknowledgment from Valley Medical Center and The DAISY Foundation as our way of saying “thank you” to the unsung heroes in the nursing profession.

How to Nominate an Extraordinary Nurse

Patients, visitors, physicians, volunteers, nurses and other employees may nominate a deserving nurse:

  • To complete an online submission for Daisy nomination:

                *Scan the following QR code with your Smart device to route to the online survey
                  Daisy QR Code 

                 *Enter the following URL to route to the online survey

  •  Email a copy of your completed nomination form to:
  • Drop your nomination form off in a DAISY/BEE Award Nominee drop box  located throughout hospital
  • Mail the brochure form to:
  Nursing Services/DAISY Award
Valley Medical Center, M/S VMC 1-019PO Box 50010
Renton, WA 98058-5010

Nomination Form

Print and fill out a nomination form to mail to the address above, drop in a drop box located throughout the hospital, or email at the above email address.







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How are DAISY Award Recipients Honored?

Each DAISY Award honoree will be recognized at a public ceremony in his/her unit and will receive: a hand-carved stone sculpture entitled A Healer’s Touch, a DAISY Award pin and commemorative certificate.

About The DAISY Foundation

The DAISY Foundation was established in 1999 by the family of J. Patrick Barnes, who died of complications of the auto-immune disease, Idiopathic Thrombocytopenia Purpura (ITP), at the age of 33. During Pat’s eight- week hospitalization, his family was awestruck by the care and compassion his nurses provided—not only to Pat, but to everyone in his family. To honor Patrick’s memory and the extraordinary nursing care he received, his family created The DAISY Foundation.

What is The DAISY Award?

The DAISY Award is an international program rewarding and celebrating the extraordinary clinical skill and compassionate care given by nurses every day. Valley Medical Center is proud to be a DAISY Award Partner, recognizing our nurses with this special honor quarterly.

To find out more about the national program, visit