2014 Award Recipients

Please watch the videos below to learn more about each Gold Apple Winner. To download the 2014 Luncheon Program, click here.

The 2014 Gold Apple winners are: 

Provincial Health Care Hero & Health Care Hero – Interior Health

Pearl Broswick – Diagnostic Imaging Technician (Dr. Helmcken Memorial Hospital, Clearwater)

Health Care Hero – Affiliate

Jill Blacklock – Registered Nurse, Cancer Care (St. Joseph’s General Hospital, Comox)

Health Care Hero – Fraser Health

Sheila Finamore – Director, Site Operations (Burnaby Hospital)


Health Care Hero – Island Health 


Marguerite Rowe – Executive Director, Continuing Health Services

Health Care Hero – Northern Health

Dr. Marius Pienaar – Physician Specialist: Obstetrician/Gynecologist (Prince Rupert)

Health Care Hero – Provincial Health Services Authority

Lori Roxborough – Therapy Leader & Evidence Centre Coordinator (Sunny Hill Health Centre for Children) 

Health Care Hero – Vancouver Coastal Health

Anne McNabb – Director, Inner City Mental Health & Addiction Services

Collaborative Solutions

2014 Gold Apple Winner

Interior Health – Medication Management: Acute Care Audit


Workplace Health Innovation

2014 Gold Apple Winner

Island Health - WorkSafeBC Duration Reduction Project

Top Innovation - Health Authority

2014 Gold Apple Winner

BC Cancer Agency (PHSA) – Centre for Clinical Genomics

Top Innovation - Affiliate

2014 Gold Apple Winner 

Providence Health Care – Inner City Youth Program


Awards of Merit

Awards of Merit were also presented in each of the four project-oriented award categories. This year’s Awards of Merit recipients are:

Top Innovation – Affiliate

• Beacon Community Services – Licensed Dementia Housing

• Cerwydden Care Centre (Park Place Seniors Living) – Ethical Framework Development: A Successful Journey

Top Innovation – Health Authority

• BC Centre for Disease Control (Provincial Health Services Authority) – Mobile Interferon Gamma Release Assay Testing Program

• Vancouver General Hospital (Vancouver Coastal Health) – Clostridium Difficile Infection Working Group

Workplace Health Innovation

• Island Health – Online Ergonomics Assessment Project

• Vancouver General Hospital (Vancouver Coastal Health) – Smoke-free Campaign

Collaborative Solutions

• Fraser Health – Community REDi program

• Northern Health & Interior Health – BC Rural Collaborative Partnership: Workplace Health and Safety