Darcy Merrill, RN was the recipient of Mayo Regional Hospital’s 2013 Nursing Excellence Award on May 6, part of the National Nurses’ Week activities. Merrill received the honor during a surprise ceremony in the Dover-Foxcroft hospital lobby.

Observer photo/Stuart Hedstrom

The Nursing Excellence Award is a public recognition and commendation given to a staff nurse demonstrating clinical expertise, exemplary patient care and commitment to Mayo Regional Hospital, as well as continued personal professional development. Merrill received a letter of commendation and was invited to represent Mayo Regional Hospital at the Nurses’ Day Tea at the Blaine House in Augusta.

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