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National nursing association celebrates Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is recognizing 30 registered nurses (RNs) with Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medals. As an organization with royal patronage, CNA and the provincial/territorial nursing colleges and associations were invited to nominate candidates who have made significant contributions to nursing and health care. The recipients will be celebrated at an evening reception and medal presentation attended by Canadian nursing leaders and the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health.

A complete list of medal recipients is available online.

What:

CNA’s Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal Presentation

Who:

The Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of Health
Barb Mildon, President, CNA
Rachel Bard, CEO, CNA

When:

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Program highlights:

5:30 – 6:15 p.m.   Welcome reception
6:15 – 7:30 p.m.   Medal ceremony

Where:

Rideau Club
99 Bank St., Ottawa

The Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) is the national professional voice of registered nurses in Canada. A federation of 11 provincial and territorial nursing associations and colleges representing 148,992 registered nurses, CNA advances the practice and profession of nursing to improve health outcomes and strengthen Canada’s publicly funded not-for-profit health system.

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For more information, please contact:

Kate Headley, External Communications Coordinator
Canadian Nurses Association
Telephone: 613-237-2159, ext. 561
Cell: 613-697-7507
E-mail: kheadley@cna-aiic.ca