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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 are to fall under one of these categories
  • Continuous Improvement Excellence Award
  • Service Excellence Award
  • Performance and Development Award
  • Indigenous Leadership Excellence Award
  • Chief Executive Values Champion

How to nominate

  1. Complete the Nomination form (PDF 806 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

2020


Berice Murray
Continuous Quality Improvement Award
  

2019


Alex Monckton (right)
Improvement in Health Service Communication and Collaboration

Richard “Ollie” Olearzyck (right)
Improvement in Health Service Communication and Collaboration

Primary Health Care Information Systems and Support team
Improvement in Health Service Communication and Collaboration

2018


Barbara Moffatt and Phillipa Sibley, Medical Record administrators for Improvement in Health Service Quality

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

Bamaga Primary Health Care Centre for Improvement in Health Service Delivery

2017


Quality Data Officer Thomas Meredith and Occupational Health and Safety Senior Advisor Nareen Edmonds for Implementing RiskMan software across the Torres and Cape HHS

Pathology Unit Thursday Island for
Improvement in Health Service Delivery
 

2016


Telepharmacy Project Group for
Improvement in Health Service Quality

ENT Working Group for
Improvement in Health Service Delivery

Badu Island Adult Health Checks for Improvement in Health Service Efficiency

2015

  

Bamaga Hospital for
Improvement in Health Service Quality

John Dick, Kowanyama PHCC for
Safety and Quality

Cooktown Hospital for Improvement in Patient Safety

Napranum PHCC for
Improvement in Consumer and Community Engagement
 

Last updated: 31 July 2020