NSLHD News September 12 - FINAL

2019 NSW Health Award finalists Northern Sydney LHD will have four teams in the running for top honour at the NSW Health Awards.

This month the finalists for this year’s NSW Health Awards were announced.

Every year the NSW Health Awards acknowledge the excellent work being done across our state in healthcare.

The field of applicants is always strong and to be selected as a finalist is a great achievement.

All entries demonstrated a depth of commitment and should be congratulated for their contribution to NSW Health. The NSW Health Awards provide a unique opportunity to recognise and reward innovative programs, behaviours and services provided by the organisations that comprise NSW Health.

The categories are based on NSW Health’s Strategic Priorities and CORE values.

The four finalists in the running are:

Meredith Oatley and Professor Marg Fry for their entry Oncology Telephone Hotline, named in the Transforming Patient Experience category

Pavin Govinda and Laura Brain for their entry Contagious Innovation—Fighting Influenza with FluPortal, nominated in the A Safe and Healthy Workplace category

Dr Eveline Staub and colleagues for their entry Walking the Milky Way, nominated in the Patient Safety First category. Dr Sarah Hilmer for her entry Electronic Support for Medication Review in Older People, nominated in the Health Research and Innovation category. Awards will be announced on Thursday 10 October 2019. Congratulations again to all of our finalists.

Further information can be found on the NSW Health website: https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/ innovation/2019awards/Pages/finalists.aspx



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