The Far West LHD is proud to congratulate three of its nurses who have been selected as finalists in the 2016 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.
The Awards recognise and publicly acknowledge nurses and midwives for their excellence in practice and for the significant contribution they make to their professions, their teams and the community.
The Far West LHD finalists and their award category is:
- Carrie Barlow – Dareton Primary Health – Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery – Registered Nurse.
- Glenys Dayman – Broken Hill Health Service – Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery – Enrolled Nurse.
- Alexis Lenton – Broken Hill Health Service – Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery – Assistant in Nursing.
Ms Dale Sutton, Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Far West LHD, congratulated each of the nurses on being selected as finalists in the awards.
“Congratulations to each of the finalists and I wish them the very best in the Awards,” he said.
“Each of the finalists is an exceptional nurse and we are very pleased they have been recognised in the very prestigious Awards, it is well deserved,” said Ms Sutton
Alexis Lenton was named Assistant in Nursing (AIN) of the Year in the Far West LHD 2016 Nurse of the Year Awards and Glenys Dayman Enrolled Nurse of the Year.
The 2016 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards will be held on Wednesday, 7 September 2016 at The Theatrette, State Parliament House, Sydney.
The LHD is supporting the finalists in attending the Awards ceremony in Sydney. They will be accompanied at the award ceremony by the Executive Director of Nursing and Midwifery, Ms Dale Sutton and the Chief Executive, Mr Stuart Riley.
Far West LHD nominated 15 nurses and midwives across the District in the Awards for their excellence in nursing and midwifery care.
“What a tremendous achievement to have so many staff nominated and three finalists,” said Ms Sutton. “We wish them well.”