RN Spotlight – An Interview with a Family of 4 Registered Nurses’

PEINU Communications Officer, Cindy Hierlihy, sat down with the family of nurses recently to find out more about why they all decided to follow a similar path. In 2016, all four women worked on the Island at the same time as Registered Nurses. Mary currently works in home care. Susan has just returned back to… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Carole Dixon

Unlike many who decide upon nursing as a vocation, Carole Dixon didn’t always know what she wanted to do after she finished Grade 12. So, she decided to attend Grade 13 at Prince of Whales College in Charlottetown to continue her education and take some time to figure out which career path she should embark… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Mary MacDougall

A graduate of the PEI Hospital’s class of 1968, Mary McDougall, RN attended her 45th reunion last fall – a momentous occasion she had the pleasure of celebrating with 19 of her nursing classmates. The majority of her colleagues are now retired with some still being called back to work casual shifts. But Mary, who… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Montague Health Centre Team

With ninety years of combined Registered Nursing experience, three members of the Point of Care Clinic team at the Montague Health Centre still thoroughly enjoy their chosen careers. Judy Gormley, Karen Sutherland and Arlene Carpenter each bring different nursing education and experience to the clinic at Montague Health Centre, but they all share the same… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Holly Morrison

Holly Morrison has been a Registered Nurse for 17 years. She graduated in 1996 from the first BScN program to be offered at UPEI. Out of a class of 36, she was among 17 of those who completed the program that year. The fact that her mother graduated from the first class of the PEI… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Ellen Martin

Ellen Martin – Nurse Spotlight Ellen Martin graduated from the PEI School of Nursing in 1983 which means she has been practicing Registered Nursing for 30 years. Upon first impression, you would never know this energetic and youthful lady’s career spanned that many years. Her inspiration to become a nurse came from her love of… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Eileen Curley

Eileen Curley had always wanted to become a nurse from the time she was a little girl growing up in Nine Mile Creek, PEI because she has always enjoyed caring and doing for others. Eileen’s long-time dream was realized when she graduated from the Charlottetown Hospital School of Nursing in 1964. Throughout her 48-year nursing… (read more)

RN Spotlight – Melanie McCarthy

Melanie McCarthy entered her Registered Nursing career later in life than most of her BScN classmates. Prior to this, she had obtained a Business degree and worked in a couple of different administrative environments before she got the urge to further her lifelong learning. She knew she needed a challenging career that provided a lot… (read more)