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CCNS Excellence Awards 2009

10th Year Celebrations

For Cancer Care Nova Scotia, 2009 marks 10 years of working with our partners and stakeholders to enable quality prevention and care for Nova Scotians. To mark our 10th anniversary and to acknowledge the work and commitment of the many people who have helped us, we proudly introduced the CCNS Excellence Awards.

Here are some of those who helped us achieve this milestone.

     Recipients of the 1st Annual CCNS Excellence Awards











Pictured (from left to right) Dr. Mahmood Naqvi, Mr. Donald Ferguson, Dr. Jerry Farrell,
Ms. Joan Hamilton, Dr. David Barnes, Dr. Murali Rajaraman, and Dr. Ali Imran 


Pioneer Excellence
J Hamilton











Ms. Joan Hamilton, Clinic Nurse Specialist, Capital Health 



Innovation Excellence

Dr. J Farrell















 Dr. Gerry Farrell, Medical Director of Palliative Care, Pictou County Health Authority



Leadership Excellence
Don Ferguson Dr. M Naqvi

Leadership Team of the Cape Breton District Health Authority
Represented by Dr. Mahmood Naqvi and Mr. Donald Ferguson



Excellence in Patient Care











Interdiscplinary Thyroid Oncology Clinic Team (Capital Health)

Standing (Lt to Rt)  Ms. Karen Woodworth, Mr. Gary Wilson, Ms. Leslie McLean, Dr. Murali Rajaraman, Ms. Lynn Hubley, Dr. David Barnes, Ms. Shalimar Manuel, Dr. Ali Imran, Ms. Lisa Tramble, Mr. Kevin Nadeau, Ms. Cindy MacNeil
Sitting (Lt to Rt):  Ms. Nancy Flemming; Ms. Kaitlyn Tsuruda,
Miss Helen Fong, Ms. Carol Card
Missing: Ms. Lisa Galvez, Ms. Christina Kelly,
Ms. Margaret Ryan, Ms. Stella Muise