29.08.2019 15:34 Age: 2 yrs

Warren Health Service celebrates one year anniversary with dual award wins

Above: The award winning Warren Health Campus and below: (l-r) WA Country Health Service South West staff Alan James, Tiarna Munns and Jodie Omodei were recognised for their contribution to the awards.

The design and project team responsible for construction of the Warren Health Service in Manjimup has been recognised for excellence by picking up two prestigious awards. 

The awards coincide with the one year anniversary since the $37.6 million state-of-the-art facility was officially opened.

Project architect Silver Thomas Hanley received the first honours with a ‘Good Design Award’ for their work on the redevelopment, which is the highest honour nationally for design and innovation.

The judging panel noted the new building was ‘an asset to its regional environment that inspired confidence in the services provided within it’.

The winning streak continued on the weekend when the project team, Building Management Works (BMW) within the Department of Finance, won an Australian Institute of Project Management Achievement Award.

In accepting the award, the senior project officer from BMW paid special tribute to WA Country Health Service (WACHS) South West staff Alan James, Tiarna Munns and Jodie Omodei for their dedication and support to the project team over its five year lifespan.

“The success of this project is a reflection of the people involved, their can do attitudes and their focus on getting things right the first time,” said Jiapei Ho, Senior Project Officer from BMW. 

WACHS South West Regional Director Kerry Winsor congratulated all of the staff involved in the planning and construction of the Warren Health Service.

“These awards reflect the hard work of our staff involved and serve as a timely reminder of the excellent facility we have at Warren and the role it has played in attracting more clinical staff to the area.

“While those involved in the the project deserve our congratulations, it is the residents of the Warren community who are benefiting every day from this magnificent facility,” said Mrs Winsor.  Ends

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