Congratulations to the NSW Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2022 finalists.

The Nursing and Midwifery Office is delighted to announce the 30 finalists in the Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards 2022.  Winners will be announced on 18 November 2022.

In 2013 NSW Health introduced the annual Excellence in Nursing and Midwifery Awards to celebrate and recognise the outstanding nurses and midwives of NSW Health.

The Awards remain a keenly anticipated annual nursing and midwifery event and we congratulate the finalists for the contributions they make every day to patients, their families and communities.

Our 2022 finalists

Nurse of the Year

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Cecilia DesousaLiverpool HospitalSouth Western Sydney

Tamra Langley

St Vincent's HospitalSt Vincent's Health Network
Elsie MariCommunity Chronic and Complex CareCentral Coast
Beckie PetullaSydney Children's Hospital, Randwick Sydney Children's Hospitals Network

Midwife of the Year

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Jenny FlahertyQueanbeyan District HospitalSouthern NSW
Madeleine SimpsonBlue Mountains District ANZAC Memorial HospitalNepean Blue Mountains
Kim WoodLiverpool Hospital South Western Sydney

New to Practice Nurse/Midwife of the Year

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Sarah BucktonCorowa Health ServiceMurrumbidgee
Stacey-Lee Cossar-DennyGilgandra Multi-Purpose ServiceWestern NSW
Emily GreenLismore Base HospitalNorthern NSW
Rachael RoachPort Macquarie Base Hospital Mid North Coast
Matthew WeissRyde HospitalNorthern Sydney

Nursing/Midwifery Team of the Year

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Birra Li Aboriginal Maternal Infant Health ServiceAboriginal Maternal Infant Health ServiceHunter New England
Camperdown, Marrickville & Redfern Acute Care ServiceMental Health ServiceSydney
Liverpool Opioid Treatment ProgramLiverpool Drug Health Service South Western Sydney

Judith Meppem Leadership Award (Nursing/Midwifery)

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Debbie DeaseyPort Macquarie Base HospitalMid North Coast
Michelle KeirTamworth HospitalHunter New England
Sonia MarshallSouth Western Sydney District OfficeSouth Western Sydney

Aboriginal Nurse/Midwife of the Year

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Tracey BryanNepean Hospital Nepean Blue Mountains
Sarah-Kathleen CollissNunyara Aboriginal Health UnitCentral Coast
Courtney JamesWestmead HospitalWestern Sydney
Sonia RobinsonSt Vincent's HospitalSt Vincent's Health Network

Healing Heart Award for exceptional care (Nursing/Midwifery) - nominated by Colleagues

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Denise BurnsCampbelltown HospitalSouth Western Sydney
Kate FramptonPrince of Wales HospitalSouth Eastern Sydney
Lenore MaitlandSydney Children's Hospital, Randwick Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Mary Mulcahy Prince of Wales Hospital South Eastern Sydney

Healing Heart Award for exceptional care (Nursing/Midwifery) - nominated by patients/consumers or their families/carers

NomineeHospital or AreaLocal health district or specialty network
Judy BoyntonSustaining NSW Families teamIllawarra Shoalhaven
Hayley FisherSydney Children's Hospital, Randwick Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Danielle Gardner Sydney Children's Hospital, Randwick Sydney Children's Hospitals Network
Barbara ScottRyde HospitalNorthern Sydney

Watch our awards show live

The NSW winners in each category will be announced in our virtual awards show, which will stream across the state on 18 November 2022 from 2pm-3pm.

#EINMA2022 #exceptionalcare

For further information

If you have any questions or for further information, please email: MOH-ExcellenceInNursingAndMidwiferyAwards@health.nsw.gov.au



Current as at: Wednesday 14 September 2022
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