Minister of Health Recognizes Dedication to Health Care in 2009 ...
This years winners, Judy Wilson of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories; Liza Sam of Nak'azdli (Fort St. James), British Columbia; and Susan Stoneson of Chilliwack, British Columbia are all top-quality nurses with tremendous ...
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Judy is the nurse in-charge at the Rosie Ovayuk Health Centre in Tuktoyaktuk -- a busy, four-nurse health centre in a community of 1,000 people. Judy works in acute care (assessment, diagnosis and treatment) and delivers public health-care programs, including well man, well women, prenatal, and postpartum. She also finds time to mentor new nurses in-charge for their positions in remote health centres. Judy received her Masters of Public Health from the University of Melbourne and has presented at a number of international conferences. Her nursing career has taken her from working with indigenous communities in Australia and New Zealand, to the Inuvialuit and G'wichen First nations in the North West Territories. Judy is a very dedicated nurse and a credit to the nursing profession.