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Professor Driscoll Scholarships awarded

Arrow’s Professor Driscoll Scholarships have recently been awarded to three specialist nurses. Congratulations to: Charlotte Anderson, Royal Hobart Hospital – studying the Principles of Cancer Care module Jaclyn Lindstrom, Calvary Mater Newcastle – studying Foundations of Haematology Nursing Jessica Cashford,…

March 18, 2024
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Headshots of three nurses who were recently awarded Arrow Professor Driscoll Scholarships for Grad Cert in Haematology and Cancer Care. Pictured left to right are Charlotte Anderson, Jaclyn Lindstrom, and Jessica Cashford

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