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Award recipients

The following perioperative nurses have received NSW OTA Excellence Awards. 

For further information see our Awards information page

2004 Lois Hamlin Royal North Shore Hospital Excellence Award -SNM
2004 Jacinthia Sie Canterbury Hospital Excellence Award -CNS
2004 Penny Dalgitou CanterburyHospital Perioperative student of the year
2005 Lynda Mitchell Canterbury Hospital Excellence Award -CNE
2005 Misty Cheesman St Vincent’s Hospital Perioperative student of the year
2006 Joanne Edwards Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Excellence Award -NM
2006 Jenny Pirie Wollongong Hospital Outstanding achievement by an individual perioperative nurse
2006 Helen Wilmore Royal Prince Alfred Hospital Excellence Award -RN
2007 Marjorie Raggett WestmeadHospital Excellence Award -CNS
2007 Terese (Terri) Pinkis Wollongong Hospital Excellence Award -CNS
2007 Brien Julien Westmead Hospital Outstanding achievement by an individual perioperative nurse
2009 Deb Cansdell St George Hospital Perioperative Team Work
2011 Yean Yoke Soo Westmead Hospital Outstanding achievement by an individual perioperative nurse

Karen Hay               Loraine Squire

Rhiannon Hucker     Kylie McGuiness

Lauren Elliott           Linda Mee  

Fran Cook               Colleen Shirley

Fiona Hillian           Trudy Fellows

Michelle Wykes      

Nepean Hospital Perioperative Team Work
2012 Julie Walters Prince of Wales Hospital / Sydney Childrens Hospital Outstanding achievement by an individual perioperative nurse

Libby McKenna          Sally Taylor

Kylee Peers              Maxine Miller

Hayley Edwards

Bathurst Hospital Excellence Award for Perioperative Teamwork

 Certificate of Appreciation recipients

1984 Jenny Short    
1986 Anna Marie Nagy    
1990 Merrilyn Little    

Val Thomas

Anne Thompson

 Brigid Tracey


Margaret Coulson

 Arnold Rupell

 John Stuart

1993 Karen Salmon    
1994 Madge Roberts     
1996 Keith Collins    

Lyn Redknap

Anne Arnold



Deidre Rose

Margaret Warby

Gillian Walker


Mary Pegg

Judith Rowse

Betty Beattie


Anne Carney

Lesley Pereira

Karin Croghan


Robyn ‘Bobbie’ East

Karen Smithers      

 Phyllis Davis

Margaret Waters


Margaret Weissman

Ruth Sayers

Mary Perry

Bev Keene

Wendy Saunders   

Val Corcoran

Robyn McEachran

Belinda Chapman

Sonia Keeling

Tony Krantzcke

Ros Berryman


Lilian Blair

Kathryn Taaffe

Jane Gordon

Helen Wright

Wayne Griffiths

Mary-Anne Wilson

2005 Margaret (Mickey) Mantle         
2006 Roleen Moloney-Vaughan    

Lois Hamlin

Olwen Durnall 

Pat Howarth

Janette Mustchin

Toni Gwynn-Jones

Jenny Pirie

Pat Arnold


Lyn Barden

Frank Higgins

John Kennedy

Sandra Solarz


Sally Sutherland-Fraser

 Bill Parmenter

Ella Meek

2011 Yean Yoke Soo            

Michelle Berarducci 

(our wonderful NSW OTA Secretariat)

2017 Marilyn Randall    




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Benefits of NSW OTA membership:

  • Discounts for perioperative conferences and professional education days
  • Financial assistance for education and other perioperative nursing activities
  • Automatic membership to ACORN – our national perioperative nursing body
  • Networking with Perioperative nurses at state and national levels
  • Access to the 'members only" areas of NSW OTA and ACORN websites
  • Professional recognition

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