The award is presented to an outstanding orthopaedic nurse.
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.
~ 2021 Winner ~
~ 2019 Winners ~
Congratulations to these deserving nurses.
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
No late nominations will be accepted.