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Graduate Nursing Association

2015 Back to PA Day

Graduate Nursing Association

WHO WE ARE -
 
The R.P.A.H. Graduate Nurses' Association was re-established in 1951, having existed in various forms since 1906, with the aim of bringing together graduate nurses of the hospital for social and educational purposes. The Association serves as a source of contact for the thousands of nurses who have experienced and contributed toward the traditions and high standard of Nursing at R.P.A.H.

HOW WE SUPPORT YOU -

Each year, the Association presents the program of the "Back to P.A. Day" for nurses, where members can meet and participate in the social and educational activities.

The Association aims to promote the highest standards of nursing practice by R.P.A.H. Graduates and present nursing staff, by assisting them with scholarships to undertake further education, and to participate in activities which contribute to their professional development.

WHO IS ELIGIBLE -

All graduates of the R.P.A.H. School of Nursing are eligible for membership to the Association.

Membership is also open to registered nurses and Midwives who have served as members of staff at R.P.A.H. for three years or more.

MEMBERSHIP BENEFITS -

Members of one year's standing are eligible to apply for financial assistance for educational purposes.

SUPPORT GIVEN in 2013 -

  • $2000. to RPAH Nurses Education Fund.
  • $1000 to R.P.A.H Museum of Nursing and Archives
  • $1000 Grant to assist member Gabrielle Prest to attend International Cancer Nursing Conference in Prague                                   
  • $500 Emily Harris Award  presented at Nurses Education Forum in November to the "Best First Time Presenter"
  • $500 Scholarship Award  "Excellence in Operating Theatre nursing", presented to Elena Katz, a donation from member Jeannie Ross Fraser (1944-48)

 

Membership application forms available from - Graduate Nurses Association Application

President - Janette Williams                               Membership Secretary - Pamela Palmer 
9797 9304  mepeewee@bigpond.net.au              9958 0011  ppalmer36@optusnet.com.au