“Live with Gusto” - Meet CHA Nurse of the Year 2018

Nurse of the year 2018 Lorna O'BrienLorna O’Brien’s passion for caring for those with cancer or experiencing mental illness was nurtured at a young age. Raised in Sydney, her parents managed a home for young men with mental health disability, the nursery bed for her compassion. She hopes one day to see mental health treated justly. Her own battle with cancer has provided her rich insight into challenges faced by her patients. While an exemplary all-round practitioner of 30 years, Lorna has been recognised for her vision and transformative impact on hospital processes through a digital database at St John of God Richmond Hospital.


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