La Porte, IN – Northwest Health – La Porte recently honored Gabbi Sexton, RN, with the Daisy Award for exceptional nursing. 

Sexton, a maternity department nurse, was nominated by a patient who was admitted to Northwest Health for the delivery of her first child. She wrote that the absolute compassion and kindness that Gabbi had shown her during her stay was simply unmatched and that Gabbi made her feel that she truly cared about her well-being and safety. 

She added that Gabbi’s assistance during her time at the hospital was the best care she had ever received from any provider throughout her pregnancy and concluded by saying that she wished every nurse on earth was as amazing as Gabbi was. 

The Daisy Award was established to celebrate the extraordinary compassion that nurses provide their patients and families every day. They can be nominated by team members, patients and visitors.


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Northwest Health is a comprehensive healthcare system committed to providing communities in Northwest Indiana with high-quality, accessible healthcare—from highly specialized care and surgical services to more routine primary care. The system of more than 60 access points includes three hospitals, five emergency departments, urgent care centers, outpatient surgery centers, an ambulance service, and physician offices.  A team of more than 3,000 employees work together with the more than 700 physicians on its medical staffs. For more information, visit