This prize is offered by the Launceston Friendly Society Pharmacy Ltd to a nursing graduate who demonstrates good bedside manner. The prize was established in 2004 to celebrate 125 years of care by the Launceston Friendly Society Pharmacy for the health of people in Launceston.
Awarded to a student who has successfully completed the three consecutive years of a Bachelor of Nursing course. The prize will be awarded by a selection committee comprising the Head of School of Nursing and Midwifery or a nominee, and a member of academic staff responsible for the coordination of clinical rotations in the undergraduate program in the School of Nursing and Midwifery. The prize is to be awarded to a student who in the opinion of the selection committee best demonstrates clinical competence and the values of care, concern and compassion for patients during practicums undertaken in the Bachelor of Nursing course.