Every year, teams and individuals at BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre are recognized by their colleagues for the great work that they do through two awards programs: the Interprofessional Collaborative Practice & Education Awards and Nursing Excellence Awards. 2020 was a particularly challenging year, and it is an honor to acknowledge the exceptional work of the staff at BC Women's Hospital + Health Centre during these tough times.
Watch the virtual ceremony of the 2020 Interprofessional Collaborative Practice & Education Awards and Nursing Excellence Awards.
"It's an honour to be recognized and acknowledged. Particularly since 2020 was such a tough year. It is a testament to the strength of the team, and the great communication and ongoing program enhancement/development work the team is so motivated to undertake." - Anonymous
"The Simulation team is comprised of an inter-professional team striving, through simulation based educational activities, to maximize team and systems functioning for measurable quality patient outcomes. It is an honour to be recognized and supported in our vision." - Elena Felgar, senior leader, Clinical Education, New Knowledge & Innovation
"I am humbled in receiving this award as I work with such an amazing team and group of people and could not do the work that I do without their knowledge, support, and direction." - Jody Nikkinen
Valoria sees opportunities in all situations to build strong teams, inspire and develop emerging leaders, ensure safe and quality care for best patient and family outcomes.
"The most important thing for me in providing good quality patient care is identifying what truly matters to the people I care for. Staying focused on facilitating safety and bringing positive changes in patients' health outcomes, ultimately improves healthcare system experiences." - Laura Vicol
These Program Coordinators demonstrate a commitment to solving common problems, to extending resources and have modelled how cross area work can achieve better results for patients, families and staff.
"At a time when healthcare is a major international topic it is important to establish trusting relationships with our patients. I hope 2021 builds on this and that we can treat each patient with a holistic team based approach to promote best patient outcomes." - Rebecca Brown