Congratulations to Dover Park Hospice's Senior Staff Nurse Phua Joo Keow for being one of the 73 nurses who received the Nurses’ Merit Awards 2012 from the Minister for Health, Mr Gan Kim Yong on 16 July 2012.
The Nurses’ Merit Awards were presented to recognise nurses’ outstanding performance and dedication to the profession. These award recipients had demonstrated consistent and outstanding performance and made contributions to promote a professional image of nursing.
Said SSN Phua when informed that she has won the 2012 award, “I really did not expect to win anything but this recognition is an encouragement that I am doing something right in my role as a nurse.”
“There is a great sense of satisfaction from knowing that you are making a difference to the last days of a patient’s life.”
2012 Nurses' Merit Award winner, Dover Park Hospice Senior Staff Nurse Phua Joo Keow, flanked by Dover Park Hospice Head of Nursing, Ms Huang Der Tuen and CEO, Dr Stella Wee. [Click on image to enlarge]