Nurse Olivia Douglas: A True Nation Builder

Enjoy this insight into the life of nurse Olivia “Olive” Douglas, a true nation builder in the area of advancing Dominica’s healthcare system.

In a March 2021 Government Information Service Dominica article, the following was stated, “Nurse Douglas was instrumental in the delivery of babies at the then Maternity Ward of the Portsmouth Hospital before being transferred to the Princess Margaret Hospital in 1985. From then she was assigned to the School of Nursing as a tutor actively involved in the training of nursing students, many of whom have gone on to assume positions at the administrative level within the nursing service.”

“She was bestowed the Meritorious Service Award in 2006, having rendered over forty years of faithful and dedicated service in the field of nursing to Dominica.”

Link to quoted article on Government Information Service Dominica is available at

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