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February 2021

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Kate Sandry

Award for Dandenong ED nurse manager

Dandenong Hospital emergency department nurse manager Kate Sandry has received the College of Emergency Nursing’s Nurse of the Year award.

Ms Sandry has been an emergency nurse since 2007, working in both private and public emergency departments.

She completed a graduate certificate in emergency nursing in 2009 and a masters of nursing in 2011.

Since, she has held roles as a clinical nurse specialist, nurse educator and, most recently, nurse manager.

Throughout her career, Ms Sandry has demonstrated outstanding clinical and leadership qualities, continuously assessing both patient and department risk, and championing clinical guidelines to ensure all patients who present to the department have both positive clinical outcomes and positive patient experiences.