Metro North Australia Day Awards

Metro North has awarded 10 Australia Day awards for excellence today.

Metro North Australia Day Award Recipients

Metro North Australia Day Award Recipients

Chief Executive Ken Whelan said the awards recognise eight individuals and two teams who embody Metro North’s values of respect, teamwork, compassion, high performance and integrity in order to deliver high quality care.

Congratulations to:

Gemma Hocking, Retiring Chaplain, Caboolture Hospital

For excellence in the demonstration of care and compassion, always putting the needs of the customer first.

Andy Carter, Nursing Director, Community, Indigenous & Subacute Services

For excellence in clinical leadership and patient advocacy.

Jan Kealton, Metro North Mental Health

For excellence in improving mental health care from the collective wisdom of consumers and carers for the consumers, carers and families that use our service.

Dr Michael Rudd, Director Professor Stuart Pegg Burns Unit, RBWH

For excellence in converting ideas into actions to impact positively on the lives of patients who have sustained traumatic burn and other injuries.

Gillian Nasato, Chair RBWH Clinical Council

For excellence in leadership as the inaugural chair and ongoing professional voice of the RBWH Clinical Council.

Vilette De Zilva, Executive Support Assistant, RBWH

For excellence in providing professional and compassionate service at the Executive suites for the Royal Brisbane and Women’s Hospital.

Dr Joel Dulhunty, Director Medial Education & Research, Redcliffe Hospital

For excellence in medical intern education and quality improvement and for inspiring Redcliffe Hospital staff to reach their full potential.

Professor Ian Yang, Thoracic Program Medical Director, TPCH

For excellence in educating and nurturing Queensland’s next generation of medical staff to provide high quality health care in a challenging world.

Metro North Communication Team

For excellence in positive cultural change across MNHHS by ‘Putting people first’ and building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Rehabilitation Engineering Centre

For excellence in innovative engineering solutions to improve the health and quality of life of Queenslanders with disabilities.

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