Celebrating exemplary healthcare work in First Nations and Inuit communities
OTTAWA, May 6, 2019 /CNW/ - Nurses play a pivotal role in enhancing the health of all Canadians. In First Nations and Inuit communities, nurses work tirelessly to provide high-quality, culturally respectful healthcare services.
Today, at the start of National Nursing Week, the Honourable
This year's award ceremony recognizes three nurses for their exceptional efforts, initiative and dedication to improve the health of First Nations and Inuit:
Each year, three frontline nurses receive the award of excellence for their outstanding work in providing health services in First Nations and Inuit communities. Nominated by their peers, recipients have shown commitment to their healthcare work through sound judgement, professionalism, and culturally appropriate support in their nursing practices.
Nurses are fundamental to the success of our healthcare system. Today and every other day, we thank nurses for all the work they do in making sure communities across the country stay strong and healthy.
"Congratulations to Barathi Vengadasamy, Jenifer Bujold and Janet McKenzie on being recognized for your exceptional commitment to serving First Nations and Inuit through nursing. Your dedication and contributions to improving the health of First Nations and Inuit is an inspiration, and improves the quality of life in the communities you serve."
The Honourable Seamus O'Regan, P.C., M.P.Minister of Indigenous Services
Awards of Excellence in Nursing (Indigenous Services Canada)2019 Annual Award of Excellence in Nursing - Call for Nominations
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