Suki leads the way as a WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards finalist

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South Metropolitan Health Service Nurse Director - Informatics Suki Loe is a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.
March 23, 2018

South Metropolitan Health Service Nurse Director – Informatics Suki Loe has been named a finalist at the 2018 WA Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards.

Suki has been shortlisted alongside two other candidates in the Excellence in Leadership category.

Suki is based at Fiona Stanley Hospital, part of the South Metropolitan Health Service that delivers hospital and community-based public health care services (PDF 316KB) across the southern half of Perth.

Suki’s career has combined his passion for nursing and interest in information communication and technology (ICT) into a speciality.

“I am able to get the most out of ICT solutions to help nurses to do their jobs,” he said.

“Being able to implement the first paperless dialysis unit in Western Australia and develop an application which became the prototype of several enterprise applications that are currently in use within WA Health have been career highlights

“To be recognised for my contribution to this unique part of the industry is a humbling experience.

“It validates the work I do behind the scenes and the difference it makes to the daily life of nurses and midwives and the support for patient care.”

South Metropolitan Health Service Executive Director Transformation Geraldine Carlton said Suki is deserving of such an acknowledgement.

“Suki has paved the way in this unique part of our industry. He has an extraordinary impact on our workflows, improving efficiency and access to more timely patient information to improve the overall patient experience,” she said.

South Metropolitan Health Service has two other WANMEA finalists:

  • Barbara O’Callaghan, Oncology Department Clinical Nurse at Fiona Stanley Hospital in the Excellence in Registered Nursing category.
  • Mandy Major, Rockingham General Hospital’s Advanced Skilled Enrolled Nurse in Mental Health in the Excellence in Enrolled Nursing category.

Award winners will be announced at the WANMEA gala dinner on 12 May.