Transcript: Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2019
At an Awards ceremony held on 1 October 2019 at the International Convention Centre, Sydney, winners and finalists of the 2019 NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards were formally acknowledged by NSW Health Minister, Brad Hazzard and NSW Health Secretary, Elizabeth Koff.
The state’s outstanding nurses and midwives were honoured for their excellence in clinical practice, improvements in patient care and commitment to their profession.
Thirteen winners were chosen from among 43 finalists with 9 finalists from regional and rural NSW.
NSW Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer Jacqui Cross paid tribute to the finalists in each of the categories, which included excellence in practice to clinical leadership and innovation in research.
“These nurses and midwives are the best of the best and highly deserving of these prestigious awards,” Ms Cross said.
“They do an amazing job and I thank them for their passionate, dedicated approach to helping patients and improving healthcare.”