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Excellence awards

Background

Purpose and overview

Introduced in 2015,the Continuous Quality Improvement Excellence Awards highlight excellence and outstanding performance at both an individual and team/unit levels and are open to employees, non-government officers, and community members.

These awards celebrate the quality of care, engagement, dedication and compassion of all who are making a notable contribution to our diverse health service.

Nominations are assessed against criteria and the extent to which the nomination aligns with the organisations vision “Healthy people and healthy communities in the Torres Strait, Northern Peninsula Area and Cape York.”

Categories - nominations may fall under one of these suggested categories
  • Improvement in Consumer and Community Engagement
  • Improvement in Partnership/s Development
  • Improvement in Chronic Disease Management
  • Improvement in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health
  • Improvement in Health Service Delivery
  • Improvement in Health Service Communication and Collaboration
  • Innovative Health Care Improvement
  • Improvement in Patient Safety
  • Improvement in Health Service Quality
  • Exemplary Health Care Leadership
  • Improvement in Health Service Efficiency

How to nominate

  1. Complete the Nomination form (PDF 705 kB).
  2. Collate any supporting evidence.
  3. Send your nomination form and supporting evidence to:
    emailTCHHS-QSR@health.qld.gov.au
    post
    : Quality Safety and Risk Unit, PO Box 5607, Cairns  QLD  4870

Hall of fame

2018


Margaret Whitehead, CNC Diabetes Educator for Improvement in Chronic Disease Management

Bamaga Primary Health Care Centre for Improvement in Health Service Delivery

2017

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Quality Data Officer Thomas Meredith and Occupational Health and Safety Senior Advisor Nareen Edmonds for Implementing RiskMan software across the Torres and Cape HHS
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Pathology Unit Thursday Island for
Improvement in Health Service Delivery

2016

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Telepharmacy Project Group for
Improvement in Health Service Quality

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ENT Working Group for
Improvement in Health Service Delivery

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Badu Island Adult Health Checks for Improvement in Health Service Efficiency

2015

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Bamaga Hospital for
Improvement in Health Service Quality

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John Dick, Kowanyama PHCC for
Safety and Quality

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Cooktown Hospital for Improvement in Patient Safety

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Napranum PHCC for
Improvement in Consumer and Community Engagement


Last updated: 11 June 2018