Compassion and Collaboration: Commitment Award Honorees Announced

Provided by the Winchester District Memorial Hospital
Compassion and Collaboration:  Commitment Award Honorees Announced
The latest Commitment Award recipients are (l-r): Jackie Imrie, Registered Practical Nurse, Medical/Surgical Unit and Gentle Beginnings Midwifery – Winchester Campus. Shown here are Midwives Deya Gauvin and Ashley Broadbent.


“Jackie makes herself available to staff and does an excellent job supporting her students. She is a strong advocate for patient safety and staff well-being.”


“The Gentle Beginnings Midwifery group in Winchester provide passion, dedication, and support. Their willingness to collaborate, help us out in a pinch, teach, and learn is always so heartwarming and truly exemplifies our commitment statement.”


The latest Commitment Award recipients are well-known for their willingness to pitch in and to teach others. Congratulations to Registered Practice Nurse Jackie Imrie and the Gentle Beginnings Midwifery (GBM), Winchester Campus which includes Celine D’Arcy, Jennifer Pawlett, Melissa St Cyr, Elizabeth LeBlanc, Ashley Broadbent, and Deya Gauvin.


Jackie Imrie works on the Medical/Surgical Unit. “Jackie is a role model for our staff and is the definition of compassionate nursing. Her commitment to WDMH is clear in her continued learning, training, and educating of students and new staff. She consistently advocates for excellent patient care, and has always been respectful to patients and fellow staff members throughout her many years of service at WDMH,” say her nominators. In fact, Jackie recently took the lead in organizing a wedding on the inpatient unit. It was a final wish for one of her patients and Jackie made it happen.


The nominators of the Gentle Beginnings Midwifery (GBM) team, Winchester Campus say working with them is a joy: “Their passion and compassion to their craft and to our community has been and continues to be bright light. Throughout the pandemic we have all had to learn and relearn how to do things. This group never fails to be positive, energetic, and understanding. The Family Birthing Department cherishes the strong working relationships they have with this group.”


The WDMH Commitment Award shines a light on individuals or teams that demonstrate the values that result in compassionate excellence.

Congratulations to all the nominees!

If you would like to provide comments or suggestions about hospital services, please contact Cholly Boland, President and CEO, WDMH at 613.774.1049 or by email at

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