1. The nurse, midwife or team being nominated must be employees of NSW Health. This awards initiative is to celebrate the work of nurses and midwives working in the NSW public health system.
  2. Each Local Health Districts (LHD) can nominate one person for each of the award categories (excluding the Healing Heart award), and one team for the team category award.
  3. LHD nominations will be allocated to one identified representative to enable a coordinated approval and nomination approach. Nominations in all Excellence Award categories (except consumer award) are encouraged from NSW Health staff and must be submitted via the LHD representative for consideration and approval.
  4. If a nominee has been a finalist in previous years they shall not be re-considered in the same category, or a similar category for three years.
  5. If a nominee has been a winner in previous years, they will not be considered in a similar category again.
  6. A person cannot be nominated in more than one category in the same year.
  7. Hard copy nominations will not be accepted
  8. The judge's decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into.
  9. Privacy - Personal information about nominees and nominators provided will only be used for the purposes of assessing and judging of the nomination in the NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards.
  10. Healing Heart Award - Consumer Nominated

The Healing Heart award is for nominations of nurses and midwives by consumers of healthcare in NSW public hospitals. Consumers include; patients and clients or carers and support persons of patients and clients.

  • All nominees will be advised of the person who nominated them for a Healing Heart award.
  • Nominators must provide the full contact details for themselves and their nominee, including nominee work address and ward name, email address and phone number and date of experience.
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