18 April 2024

Help us find our Nurse of the Year

2024 Nurse of the Year🌟🏥🩸
We are back again to celebrate the exceptional dedication and care provided by nurses as we approach
World Thalassaemia Day on the 8th of May and International Nurses Day on the 12th of May.
We invite you to nominate a nurse from your treatment centre who has made a difference in your life.
Let’s honour and appreciate these remarkable individuals who play a vital role in the well-being of our patients and their families.
How to Nominate: Nominate a nurse from your treatment centre to express your gratitude for their hard work. Share with us, in 500 words or less, why you believe this nurse deserves recognition as our 2024 Nurse of the Year.
Selection Process: A panel of consumers will judge the nominations, and the winner will be announced on World Thalassaemia Day – May 8.
Submission Details: Fill out and submit the form online,

Nurse of the Year Nomination Form

Which best describes you?(Required)
I give permission for my nomination to be quoted in the Thalassaemia & Sickle Cell Society of NSW’s social media, website or email, for the purpose of recognising the winner and promoting this initiative(Required)
I wish to keep my name and associated details confidential(Required)


Download and send your completed nomination form (PDF below) to Coordinator@thalnsw.org.au or PO Box M120, Camperdown NSW 2050.
Nominations close at 5 pm on 6 May 2024


Thank you, George Houssos, President.


Who can nominate a nurse? 
Nominations will be accepted from thalassaemia, sickle cell and haemoglobinopathy patients, their carers and family members. We will also accept nominations from staff members who work with haemoglobinopathy nurses, however they cannot nominate themselves.

Will my nomination be confidential?
If you wish to keep your name and any personal details confidential, please tick our confidentiality box on the nomination form.

Can I nominate more than one nurse?
Of course! Share the recognition and fill out an individual nomination for each nurse. Unfortunately, we are unable to take nominations for ‘teams’ at this team.

Who is eligible? 
Nominees must be a qualified individual currently employed as an enrolled or registered nurse in Australia, who works within haemoglobinopathy treatment.
I have a question or I need further informationPlease contact our President, George Houssos – president@thalnsw.org.au