We Are IH: Indigenous nurse passionate about working with seniors

April 7, 2022

Name: Patti Ironstand (she/her/hers)
Job Title: Registered Psychiatric Nurse
Years of Service: 11
Worksite: Gillis House
Community: Merritt
Ancestral Territory: Nlaka’pamux and Syilx Nations
Advice to live by: Give to people what you would like to receive.

Patti Ironstand is an Aboriginal woman, originally from North Battleford, Sask., who has worked in health care since 1985, including 11 years with Interior Health. Patti has always worked with seniors, going so far as to call it her passion. 

“I love working with seniors – they are the Knowledge Keepers.”


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