Carolyn Tayler

Carolyn Tayler

Carolyn Tayler RN, BN, MSA, CON (C)

Director of Strategic Initiatives

Carolyn Tayler has worked in oncology and palliative care in both clinical and administrative roles. She is past president of the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) and the BC Hospice Palliative Care Association. She has received numerous awards for her contributions to promoting excellence in nursing care of the dying, and in creating responsive health systems.

In 2006 she and her Fraser Health team were awarded the Tommy Douglas Celebration of Medicare Award, and in 2007, the Award of Merit for Collaborative Solutions from the Health Employers Association of BC. She also received the 2008 Order of Merit for Nursing Administration from the Canadian Nurses Association, and in 2010 was awarded the Life Time Achievement Award from CANO.

Institutional affiliations

  • Fraser Health Authority – Director of End of Life Care, Retired in 2016
  • Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology
  • Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association
  • Canadian Partnership Against Cancer
  • University of Victoria

e: ctayler@bc-cpc.ca

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