this Year's name 2018 is a most unusual prize winner. He is a 65 cm long soft toy made of polyester. Developed through many years of work by enthusiasts at Oslo university Hospital to help sick children through painful and expensive treatments.
He is an example of that small and close things can have very big importance. In the high-tech helseforetaket is Rasmus the most important means to mitigate the anxiety and uncertainty at the very youngest. Rasmus also helps to reduce the trauma and the use of coercion.the health care enthusiasts
It was Ragnhild Throat, spesialsykepleier and leader for children and youth) at Oslo university hospital, and her colleagues, who took the shape in use at the beginning of the 2000s. Since that time it has sykehusmusa helped countless children through unpleasant tests, surveys and critical operations.
This prize is a tribute to the Rasmus-creators effort for the smallest patients.
This is the 17. year the Review awards the coveted award. This year's name should go to someone who has made a difference, a lasting impression, performed a little something extra. The winner will be selected by Dagbladet's editors, in consultation with the readers who also votes on the various candidates.Overwhelming commitment
It was in June of this year that Dagbladet Magazine published a 15-page documentary about the health care small, large totally Rasmus. Through three months followed the journalist Trude Lorentzen and photographer Jørn H. Moen small children who got help during treatment. The report did Rasmus more known for a broader layers of the population.
Kosedyret Rasmus was nominated as this Year's names in the Newspaper, together with a number of other candidates from politics, sports and underholdningsverdenen, so that Knut Arild Hareide, Marit Bjørgen and Gunhild Stordalen. Response from Dagbladet readers on sykehusmusas candidature has been completely overwhelming.
Rarely have we seen such a large commitment for a Year's name of the candidate.A different story
the topic of health has for many years been an important part of Dagbladet journalism. We look at this drug as a central part of our social mission. We are passionate about creating thorough and fact-based reportage about the most important helseutfordringene community faces, the major national diseases, particularly.
We place very great emphasis on the quality of our topic of health, it's literally about the reader's life.
But Rasmus on Riksen is a slightly different story than the one we usually tell. It shows the efforts of some of the many heroes in the Norwegian health care system. Certain it is wrong, and certain it is missing in the Norwegian health care system, but we must never forget that each day runs tens of thousands of doctors, nurses, auxiliary, helsefagarbeidere, specialists and other on-the-job where they give everything to save life and health.
They have hard demanding jobs, and many experience to work under tight budgets and large increased workload. But Rasmus on Riksen shows the commitment and dedication they encounter patients with.