What is the DAISY Foundation?

J. Patrick Barnes

 An acronym for Diseases Attacking the Immune SYstem, The DAISYFoundation was formed in November, 1999, by the family of J. Patrick Barnes who died at age 33 of complications of Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (ITP). The nursing care Patrick received when hospitalized profoundly touched his family.  Read more about why they started The DAISY Foundation.

Shining the Light On All the Right

Shining the Light On All the Right
Celebrating the Art of Nursing Around the World

by Mark and Bonnie Barnes
Co-founders of The DAISY Foundation

 

Please take 4 minutes to watch this moving video about why we are so passionate about nurses.

Latest DAISY Foundation News

Recognition is Especially Meaningful in the Age of Coronavirus

By Bonnie and Mark Barnes, FAANs, Co-founders, The DAISY Foundation

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Announcing 2020 Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Recipients


Careismatic Brands, Inc, and The DAISY Foundation Announce
2020 Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Recipients

 
LOS ANGELES – (February 14, 2020) – Careismatic™ Brands, Inc., the world leader in medical apparel and manufacturer of Cherokee® Medical Uniforms, along with the DAISY Foundation™ are pleased to announce the 2020 recipients of the Cherokee Medical Uniforms Nursing Conference Scholarship Program.

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Recognition & Gratitude: Why It Matters to Patients, Families & Healthcare

To watch Recognition & Gratitude: Why It Matters to Patients, Families & Healthcare presented by Dr. Cynthia Sweeney and Jodie McGinley for The Schwartz Center click here

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