Maxine was a delegate last week that travelled to Vimy Ridge with other veterans sponsored by Veteran’s Affairs Canada. She did her nurses training at Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria and served in Italy & England in WWll
In this photo Maxine is at the tunnels with her daughter Christine on her left attended as her caregiver.
Maxine has been a lively member at RJH reunions & BCHNS luncheons attending with her nursing classmate, June Newton and they served together in the War.
APRIL 13/17 The BCHNS held its AGM and the Officers for this year were presented. President: Kathy Murphy, Vice President: Sally MacLean, Treasurer: Sue Forshaw & Secretary: Lynne Esson. Sally is the new member on the executive and we are happy she was willing to fill that vacant position.
The highlight of the evening was the presentation of Honourary Membership status to long time member Ethel Warbinek, who had been nominated by Glennis Zilm & seconded by Nan Martin.
Her page will be added soon to the Honourary Members section of this website.
Theme of the 2017 Symposium is “Engaging with Nursing Scholarship: Act Locally, Think
Photo supplied by Anna Tremere
- DATE & PLACE: January 10th, 2017 at the School of Nursing, Room T206 at 12:00
- LECTURE: “Mental Health Legacies: The Riverview Hospital Suitcase Project”
- PRESENTER: Anna Tremere
Joan Doree, long time BCHNS member, was inducted in the 2016 ARNBC Memorial Book November 17, 2016 at the ARNBC 2016 Awards of Excellence Event.
Joan’s niece Anne Malo & her husband Brett were on hand to celebrate this event. The BCHNS was proud to nominate Joan for this honour.
The UBC School of Nursing annual Marion Woodward Lecture was held on October 27/16.
The afternoon symposium considered “Transformative Practices in Long-Term Care” in a panel presentation. The panel members were Nancy Gault, Deputy Seniors Advocate for BC, Dr. John Keady, Professor of Older Peoples Mental Health Nursing, University of Manchester, Sarah Leavitt, UBC Creative Writing Lecturer and author of Tangles, Dr. Alison Phinney, UBC School of Nursing Professor, and Jo-Ann Tait, Program Director, elder Care and Palliative Services, Providence Health Care.
The evening lecture, by Dr. John Keady, described the many innovative projects he is involved with in caring for those with dementia.