Lorrie Harrison is a retired registered nurse, who comes from a family of dedicated
nurses, retiring as Saskatchewan Health Authority Regional Nurse Educator in Clinical Quality and Professional Practice in December 2015.
Lorrie’s clinical practice and experience was broad and varied after a 40-year nursing career with the Regina Qu-Appelle Health Region.
Married to Boyd for 48years, Lorrie is a grandma of 4 grandsons (ages 15, 12, 11 and 8), mum of 2 adult children who followed in their mum’s footsteps as 4th generation registered nurses.
Lorrie volunteered with the Saskatchewan Registered Nurses Association (SRNA) as a Workplace Representative/ Educator and served a two-year term on their Nominations committee.
She also worked with the RQHR Patient Representative and Strategic Planning
Committee, and the Saskatchewan Health Quality Council advocating for improvements to healthcare standards for consistent, safe, and quality patient-focussed health care.
After Boyd’s prostate cancer diagnosis in May of 2019, Lorrie focussed her energy to advocate for her husband and family.
This led Lorrie to the Prostate Cancer Support Group as a Board Director and presently sitting on the Prostate Cancer Support Canadian National Council as Saskatchewan’s Provincial Representative