The Hon. Mark Butler MP has just announced Lauren Barber MACN as the 2023 winner of the prestigious Health Minister’s Award for Nursing Trailblazers.

Congratulations to Lauren for receiving this esteemed award, recognising her exceptional leadership in tackling healthcare challenges with innovative thinking.

Lauren drew inspiration from her personal experience to start NeedleCalm Pty Ltd, a company focused on changing the narrative around needle phobia and advocating for education in needle procedures.

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