Wounds Australia Fellowship Awards - Nominations are now open!

The Wounds Australia Fellow is a prestigious award of Wounds Australia, established to recognise significant service to the organisation or those who have made a significant contribution to wound management in Australia. Fellow status is a distinction conferred by Wounds Australia on full members in recognition of outstanding contributions to the advancement of the science and practice of wound management. Among the considerations for this distinction are academic, professional, clinical, legislative, or other meritorious accomplishments.

Fellows are Wounds Australia members who have delivered outstanding leadership across at least one of the following categories:

  • Outstanding contribution to Wounds Australia Board, Portfolio, Working Group, Committee or Sub-committee activities
  • Educational leadership
  • Research leadership
  • Clinical leadership.

Wounds Australia members are encouraged to consider nominating full members who have made a significant contribution to wound management in Australia or internationally, or to Wounds Australia (including the Australian Wound Management state and territory associations).

Nominations can be accepted from both colleagues and self-nomination.
Nominations must be made by a full financial member of Wounds Australia. The nomination must be accompanied by a completed consent form from the candidate.

Successful nominee/s will be invited by the Wounds Australia Chair to be present at the Wounds Australia biennial conference.

Nomination process

  • Nominations may be made by a financial member of Wounds Australia.
  • Nominations to be:
  1. No more than 2 x A4 pages including a covering letter addressing how the candidate meets the Fellow Award Categories;
  2. A copy of the candidate’s full Curriculum Vitae;
  3. Include the signed consent of the candidate to be nominated.

Closing date: Nominations must be submitted by 7 August 2020 by emailing admin@woundsaustralia.com.au

Please click here for Fellowship Suitability Criteria

Please click here for the Fellowship Consent Form

Our Fellows 

Allison Cowin

Kathleen Finlayson

Bill McGuiness

Keryln Carville

Carolina Weller

Laurence Foley

Donald G MacLellan

Michael Stacey

Fiona Wood

Michael Woodward

Geoffrey Sussman

Nancy Magazinovic

Helen Edwards

Pam Morey

Jan Rice

Sandra D Dean

Jenny Prentice

Tal Ellis

Judith Barker

Theresa Swanson

Judith Manning

Wendy White


Wounds Australia Clinical Excellence Awards - Nominations are now open!

The Wounds Australia Clinical Excellence Award was introduced in 2012 in recognition of a Wounds Australia member’s excellence in clinical services that contribute to the delivery of quality patient care.

Clinical Excellence Award winners are Wounds Australia financial members who have delivered excellence in clinical services in Australia, with commitment to:

  • Enhanced clinical effectiveness.
  • Clinical leadership and management, or policy development.
  • Teaching and training in a clinical setting.

Nominations must be made by a full financial member of Wounds Australia. The nomination must be accompanied by a completed consent form from the candidate.

Nomination process

Nominations may be made by a financial member of Wounds Australia.
Nominations to be:
     1. A statement addressing award criteria (maximum of 250 words for each criterion);
     2. Up to date Curriculum Vitae.
     3. Two letters of recommendation.
     4. Signed consent form.

Closing date: Applications must be submitted by 7 August 2020 by emailing admin@woundsaustralia.com.au

Please click here for Wounds Australia Clinical Excellence Award Guidelines

Please click here for the Clinical Excellence Award Consent Form

Our Clinical Excellence Awardees

Hayley Ryan

Louise MacInnes

Linda Hutchinson

Michelle Gibb


Wounds Australia Life Membership

Our Life Membership is awarded to an individual in recognition of services rendered to Wounds Australia and/or for outstanding development and/or achievement in wound management. Life members are exempt from any membership fees and are eligible for all the privileges of full Wounds Australia membership.

Our Life Members 

Andrea Minnis

Geoff Sussman

Michael Stacey

Barbara Pedersen

Jan Rice

Michael Woodward

Beth Sperring

Jan Wright

Nancy Magazinovic

Bill McGuiness

Jenny Prentice

Pam Morey

Brenda Ramstadius

Judith Manning

Paul Philcox

Catherine (Kate) Sharp

Juliet Scott

Philip Sharp

Clarissa Young

Keryln Carville

Sandy Dean

Debbie Blanchfield

Laurence Foley

Sue Hoskin

Donald MacLellan

Margie Moncrief

Sue Templeton

Donna Larsen

Margo Asimus

Tal Ellis

Fiona Wood

Michael Arthur

Terry Swanson