Health Consumer Excellence Award Nominations 2018

And the Winners are…

The Health Consumer Excellence Awards were created to honour the everyday heroes in health in WA, from the consumer representative, to the administrator to the clinician. Winners and Finalists for 2018 were announced on Friday 27th April.

Health Organisation Award

This category is for working effectively with consumers to improve services. The Award recognises health organisations that demonstrate an ongoing partnership with health consumers to improve health outcomes and the patient experience.

Finalists:

  • Bentley Pet Therapy Program
  • Drug and Alcohol Withdrawal Network

WINNER: WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program

Click here to see all the Health Organisation Award nominees for 2018

Health Professional Award

This category is for demonstrating excellence in patient care. The Award recognises health professionals who demonstrate ongoing commitment to improving health outcomes and/or the patient experience.

Finalists:

  • Hans Grobelaar
  • Melissa Vernon

WINNER: Andrew Davies

Click here to see all the Health Professional Award nominees for 2018

Health Consumer Award

This category is for demonstrating excellence in contributing to the improvement of the patient experience.  The Award recognises a health consumer who demonstrates commitment to improving health outcomes and/or the patient experience.

Finalists:

  • Debra Letica
  • James Stockwell

WINNER: Antonella Segre

Click here to see the Health Consumer Award nominees for 2018

Rosemary Caithness Award

This award is to acknowledge outstanding service to health consumers. This award is highly selective and typically the recipient has supported health consumers over many years. The Health Consumers’ Council will only award the Rosemary Caithness Award should there be a worthy recipient in any given year.

Finalists:

  • Antonella Segre and Connect Groups
  • Melissa Vernon

WINNER: Andrew Davies

Click here to see the Rosemary Caithness Award nominees for 2018

Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Health Award

This award is to acknowledge outstanding service to Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander health consumers. The candidates can be an Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander person or organisation. They can be a health professional, consumer, other individual or organisation.

Finalists:

  • WA Cervical Cancer Prevention Program
  • Peter Humphries and Natasha Garlett, L.I.F.E. Program

WINNER: Leah Bonson

Click here to see the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Award nominees for 2018

Compassionate Care Award – Sponsored by the WA Department of Health

This award is to acknowledge people providing direct patient care who demonstrate compassion. We are looking for compassionate individuals working in any capacity in the health service or organisation. We are also looking for compassionate teams of health care providers who demonstrate effective multi-disciplinary care. Evidence of compassionate care in the form of feedback letters from consumers and cares will strengthen the nomination.

Finalists:

  • Kerri Colegate
  • Jacqueline Pemberton

WINNER: Colleen McLevie

Click here to see the Compassionate Care Award nominees for 2018