Nominations for the Awards have now closed.

The NSW Health Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards is an important annual event that acknowledges the significant skill, passion and valued contributions of nurses and midwives from across NSW Health.

Like many events, we’ve re-imagined the format of theAwards in 2020 to ensure the best and brightest nurses and midwives in NSW are celebrated in a COVID-safe way. The Awards will be presented in an online format on 26th November at 2pm (AEST). All nurses and midwives are encouraged to ‘attend’ online and hear about the amazing work of our peers.Check back here later for how to watch the ceremony.

Awards categories

Nominated by Local Health Districts/Specialty Networks

  • Nurse of the Year (AIN/EN/RN)
  • Midwife of the Year (AIM/RM)
  • Aboriginal Nurse/Midwife of the Year
  • New to Practice Nurse/Midwife of the Year
  • Nursing/Midwifery Team of the Year
  • Judith Meppem Leadership Award (Nursing/Midwifery) 
Nominated by patients/consumers or their families/carers
  • Healing Heart Award for exceptional care (Nursing/Midwifery) 
Nominations were between 15 June – 27 July and have now closed.  
Watch out for the Awards awareness campaign on NSW Health social media channels and join the conversation with #EINMA2020.
I’m really looking forward to learning about some of NSW Health’s incredible nurses and midwives and sharing the celebration of our esteemed colleagues with you all on 26th November at 2pm (AEST).
Congratulations again to our winners and finalists of 2019.
Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
NSW Health

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Page Updated: Monday 27 July 2020
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