Annual Nurses and Midwives Excellence Awards

Worldwide, Nurses and Midwives are recognised through International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses Day. The International Day of the Midwife is celebrated annually on 5 May.

Worldwide, Nurses and Midwives are recognised through International Day of the Midwife and International Nurses Day.

The International Day of the Midwife is celebrated annually on 5 May.

The International Nurses Day is celebrated annually on 12 May.

The ACT Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards coincide with these international celebrations to recognise the contribution made by nurses and midwives across our region. The Awards celebrate outstanding professional accomplishments made within the ACT’s public and private hospitals and community and primary healthcare sectors.

For more information, please contact the Nursing and Midwifery Advisor on (02) 6244 4978 or at NMO@act.gov.au

Nominations

Nominations are invited for the ACT Nurse of the Year, ACT Midwife of the Year and ACT Team of the Year annually. These awards are given for the highest ranking excellence nominations in each of the following categories:

  • Excellence in Clinical Practice – individual and team nominations
  • Excellence in Educational Practice – individual and team nominations
  • Excellence in Leadership Practice – individual nominations only
  • Excellence in Management Practice – individual nominations only
  • Excellence in Quality Improvement or Research Practice – individual and team nominations.

Nominations for Excellence Awards are invited from colleagues or by self-nomination.

Nominations for the 2019 Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards open 1 December 2018 and close 1 March 2019.

It is important to select the most relevant award category from the Nomination Guidelines <link to document> before starting the nomination process.

Please use the links below to submit a nomination.

  • Online Nomination Form <link to form>
  • Nominee Acceptance Form <link to form>
  • Supervisor Declaration Form <link to form>

Please save all your documents in PDF using the format FAMILY NAME_DDMMYY-Name of Document.

You are unable to amend or add supporting documentation once you submit your nomination.

2018 winners

Congratulations to all winners of the 2018 ACT Excellence Awards!

  • ACT Nurse of the Year – Joanne Lindbeck, Medical Emergency Team, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • ACT Midwife of the Year – Amelia Druhan, Maternity Services, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
  • Team of the Year – Neonatal Quality Improvement and Research Nursing Team, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Excellence in Clinical Practice – Debbie Morgan, Canberra Sexual Health Centre, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Excellence in Educational Practice – Cate Green, Birthing, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Excellence in Leadership Practice – Leanne Done, Adult Mental Health Unit, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Excellence in Management Practice – Wendy Alder, Birthing, Canberra Hospital and Health Services
  • Excellence in Quality Improvement or Research – Continuity of Midwifery Care Service, Calvary Public Hospital Bruce
Page last updated on: 28 Sep 2018