WA Rural Health Excellence Awards

April 12, 2024

Congratulations to CEO, Lesley Nelson, who was the recipient of the Aboriginal Health Professional of the Year Award and the Chairman’s Award at the 2024 WA Rural Health Excellence Awards night held at the Pan Pacific on 16th March.

The awards were held during the WA Rural GP Summit which a number of SWAMS staff attended.

The Chairman’s award is presented to the person, team or organisation to have demonstrated exceptional commitment and high-quality care for patients and communities in rural WA. Ms Nelson was recognised as a dynamic leader, mentor and advocate for Aboriginal health.

Ms Nelson expressed gratitude to the staff for participating in the education and networking event on behalf of SWAMS, while also acknowledging the support from staff, the board and the community highlighting their trust in the organisation’s commitment to their well-being.


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