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Congratulations to the 2016 Excellence Awards Winners

Achievement Awards

High Value

Health Care Awards

​​Board Chair’s Award: Best Local Health Report 2015

Maitland Health Committee

​​Patients as Partners 

Birra Li Antenatal Classes

​​Collaborative Leader of the Year

Elizabeth Moore - Nurse Manager, Hunter New England Mental Health Services

​Integrated Health Care 

Hunter Diabetes Alliance Integration Project

Staff Member of the Year

Dr Shamasunder Acharya – Clinical Director/Staff Specialist, Endocrinology, John Hunter Hospital

(film available)

Translational Research

Pre-hospital Thrombolysis and Transfer Improves Outcomes in STEMI (film available)

Clinical Team of the Year

Renal Clinical Stream

​Local Solutions

Armidale Tele-Fracture Clinic

​Support Team of the Year

Hunter Equipment Service – Greater Newcastle Sector

​Preventive Health

Physical Activity for Everyone: Preventing the Decline in Physical Activity (film available)

​​Excellence in Workplace Safety

Wallsend Aged Care Facility – Henry Unit

​Collaborative Team

Equipment Commitment: Supporting the Choice to Die at Home

Volunteer of the Year - Group

Brook Carers Volunteers – Muswellbrook District Health Service

​Infection Prevention

Eradicating Peripheral Intravenous Cannulation (PIVC) Infections at Belmont Hospital

​Volunteer of the Year - Individual

Douglas Heywood – Cardiac Rehabilitation, John Hunter Hospital

Arts and Health

Gomeroi gaaynggal Arts Health for Indigenous Women (film available)

Junior Medical Officer

Urgent Clinical Reviews: How Well Are We Responding to Patient Deterioration?

​NSW Agency for Clinical Innovation (ACI) Rural Innovation Award

The VIP Program, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Maitland Hospital & Kurri Kurri Hospital.

 The 2016 Excellence Awards mega raffle offered some great prizes contributed by our sponsors and supporters. It also drew generous support from the 200-plus audience, raising more than $3000. Click here to see who won!