Nominations are being sought for the Robyn Carr Cup for Excellence in Nursing Informatics.

Last year’s winner of the cup was Anna-Marie Scroggins, a clinical informations specialist at MercyAscot Private Hospitals. The cup has been awarded since 2010 to encourage nurses in the informatics field and in recognition of work carried out to further the goals and achievements of nursing informatics.

The winner will be announced at the HiNZ Conference being held in Wellington in late November. For more information and nomination forms, email m.honey@auckland.ac.nz. Honey is chair of the recently renamed and realigned HiNZ Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (HiNZ-NI).

*Robyn Carr is one of the five nurses who organised New Zealand’s first nursing informatics conference in 1991. She went on to become World Chair of the Nursing Informatics Special Group of the International Medical Informatics Association Nursing Informatics Special Interest Group (IMIA-NI). Last year Carr –and fellow longstanding New Zealand informatics nurse Lucy Westbrooke – were elected as founding members of the Geneva-basedInternational Academy of Health Sciences Informatics.

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