ONAWA Orthopaedic Nursing Dedication & Excellence Awards





The award is presented to an outstanding orthopaedic nurse
Any person can nominate a nurse working in the specialty of orthopaedics who demonstrates:

Excellence in skilled, knowledgeable and compassionate nursing practice
Leadership at a local or professional level
Actively pursues opportunities for professional growth as an individual or for the unit or clinical area
Develops and maintains teamwork at a ward or hospital level



The 2019 recipients of this award were

Tracey Alfrich


Noeline Ozarczuk

Congratulations to these deserving nurses




Nominations addressing the above criteria can be lodged to the attention of ONAWA President by September 30th each year.



Orthopaedic Nurses Association of Western Australia
PO Box 560
KWINANA WA 6966   

No late nominations will be accepted.


Maximum of 2 page submission 12 Font please


The ONAWA Orthopaedic Nursing Excellence Award has been developed to acknowledge and reward dedicated orthopaedic nurses who demonstrate a commitment to the orthopaedic patient and the speciality of orthopaedics. The award will coincide with the International Orthopaedic Nurses Day on the 30th of October each year. The winner and nominees will be advised by phone and posted on the web page. An official presentation will be made to the winner and nominees at the state conference or November education meeting.



PDF of nomination criteria

ONAWA Orthopaedic Nursing Excellence Award Nomination Form