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22 July 2022 - Visitor restrictions are in place at WCH
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The Young Professional of the Year Award recognises individuals under 35 years of age who have demonstrated leading clinical or administrative practice and achieved notable success within their profession.


Steve Pavloudis - Director of Engineering and Capital Projects

Steve Pavloudis is being recognised for his significant contribution to engineering and building services across WCHN.

In less than three years, Steve has been influential in improving performance advances, efficiency and safety to staff and consumers.

His first day on the job as the Engineering Manager saw him set up the COVID-19 clinic in less than 24 hours.


Claire Fenoughty - Nurse Unit Manager, Surgical Short Stay Unit

As the Nurse Unit Manager of the Surgical Short Stay Unit, Claire Fenoughty is being recognised for her remarkable display of leadership and compassion with her staff and consumers.

Claire goes above and beyond to achieve excellence in patient care and outcomes, as well as positive staff engagement and morale.

Kayla Hann - Nurse Consultant, Helen Mayo House

In her comparatively short career, Kayla Hann is being recognised for her significant contribution and leadership skills. She displays excellence and professionalism in her clinical practice and collaboration with her multidisciplinary team.

Kayla is determined and passionate about improving health care outcomes for consumers of Acute Perinatal and Infant Mental Health Services.