Cancer Council Queensland Oncology Nurse of the Year
presented by Icon

2022 winners announced

Oncology Nurse of the Year

Cancer Council Queensland is proud to announce Cassandra Dickens has been awarded Oncology Nurse of the Year 2022!

Category winners

Education and Community
Cassandra Dickens, Sunshine Coast University Hospital 

 Clinical Care
Karen Caris, Mackay Base Hospital

Vanessa Brunelli, Queensland University of Technology

 On June 23, special guests and friends came together at Victoria Park Golf Club to recognise and celebrate Queensland oncology nurses at the 2022 Oncology Nurse of the Year Awards.  

Cancer Council Queensland’s Oncology Nurse of the Year Awards, presented by Icon Cancer Centre, recognise registered oncology nurses across Queensland who make an exceptional contribution to improving care and outcomes for patients and communities through cancer care and support. The awards are designed to empower more nurses to thrive in the ever-changing world of cancer care.


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