Award-winner thought it was a big mistake

When dietician and educator Rebecca McPhee first heard she had won the ADEA WA Educator of the Year Award, she thought she had been confused with a Sydney-based dietician who shares her name.

She says the honour was entirely unexpected, since she has been a credentialed diabetes educator for only seven years.  

Ms McPhee, who is based at the WA Country Health Service, works in a southern town of 4500 people who