Lois A. Fairley Nurse of the Year
Community Service Award
Do you know an outstanding nurse in the Windsor/Essex area who deserves recognition for the care, compassion, and contributions she/he has made?
Consider nominating them for this prestigious award!
The award is named after Lois Fairley, who served at Grace Hospital from 1955 to 1993, including the roles of head nurse and mentor to nursing students. As provincial president of the Ontario Nurses Association, she was an advocate for the nursing profession and the patients in their care. She passed away in 2007.
Friday April 1st, 2016
We invite you to click on the wiki link to learn more about how one person made such a significant contribution to her profession and our community.
Congratulations to Past Winners
2014- Eva Lewis
Award received April 23rd 2014
Eva Lewis is a well-known Kingsville nurse who has spent her 43-year career at the Leamington hospital. She currently works in the outpatient surgical unit. Eva Lewis recalls that she had always known she wanted to be a nurse for and has no plans to retire. Eva has touched many patients' lives with her compassionate care and dedication. "She is the definition of compassion,” her manager Colleen Lopez said Wednesday at Leamington District Memorial Hospital.
2013 - Shauna Carter
Shauna is a Nurse Practitioner for the NP-led Outreach Program at HDGH. The NP-led Outreach Program facilitates NP’s working with long term care home staff to assess sick residents and determine how best to care for them. In addition to Shauna’s full time work with the NP-led Outreach Team, she continues to work for VON, as an NP for the Pelee Island Medical Clinic. Shauna is also on the board of directors for Essex County Nurse Practitioner-Led Clinic.
2012- Ursula DeBono
2011 - Carole Gill
2010 - Terry Johnston
2009 - Georgina Kelly
2008 - Linda Moroun