Arlene Aitchison – Individual Award Nominee – 2001

Now retiring after just under forty years within the nursing profession, Arlene was instrumental in establishing a 32-bed refuge in Ballymena. As well as continuing to support the refuge, she has provided clinics in other towns and satellite villages helping women from these areas to access the serves of Ballymena Women’s Aid. ‘ She has been the foundation of the group and continues to devote herself to all concerned’.