australian nursing & midwifery awards

The HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards recognise nurses, midwives, nurse educators and researchers as well as personal care workers.

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Event program

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2020 Awards

The 2020 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards were presented during a live broadcast on Wednesday 6 May.

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Prizes

Winners will share in a $30,000 prize pool, courtesy of proud Awards sponsor ME- the bank for you.

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Key dates

 

Nominations open: 18 December 2019 to 9 February 2020

Finalists announced: 7 April 2020

Awards broadcast (winners announced): 6 May 2020

 

 

Award categories

Outstanding Organisation

This award recognises an organisation that has demonstrated a commitment to creating a better future for people working in nursing and/or midwifery.

Eligibility criteria

Midwife of the Year

This award recognises the outstanding performance of a midwife who delivers outstanding patient care and has delivered positive outcomes and performed above the expectations of their role.

Eligibility criteria

Nurse of the year

This award recognises an exceptional nurse who delivers outstanding patient care and has delivered positive outcomes and performed above the expectations of their role.

Eligibility criteria

Who can enter?

 

Employers, patients, colleagues, nurses and midwives can nominate themselves or a special individual or team who has made a real difference to the lives of patients or to the quality of a service.

Everyone involved in every stage of the delivery of care can enter or be nominated.

 

 

Recognition

Every person or team nominated will receive a certificate in recognition of their contributions.

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Acknowledgement

Finalists receive two tickets to attend the Awards dinner.

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REWARD

Winners share in a $30,000 prize pool, courtesy of proud Awards sponsor ME- the bank for you.

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2020 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards

The 2020 winners and finalists epitomise outstanding standards of care and the highest levels of commitment to nursing and midwifery.

2020 winners

Midwife of the Year

Cassandra Nest has been named the 2020 Midwife of the Year for her work improving the delivery of a culturally safe, quality maternity care to more Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people on the Gold Coast

Read Cassandra's story

Nurse of the Year

Tania Green has been named the 2020 Nurse of the Year for her work to improve care for patients with cleft and craniofacial conditions and their families.

Read Tania's story

Outstanding Organisation

Ovarian Cancer Australia has been named the 2020 Outstanding Organisation for its research, advocacy and support for women affected by ovarian cancer.

Read their story

Midwife of the Year

Cassandra Nest

Finalists

Dawn Reid

Kristy Wiegele

 

Nurse of the Year

Tania Green

Finalists

Angela Casey

Rafael Serrano Real

Kate Weger

 

Outstanding Organisation

Ovarian Cancer Australia

Finalists

Lavender Mother and Baby Unit

Northcott

 

Midwife of the Year

Tracey Stephens

Finalists

Cherisse Buzzacott

Jo Hunter

Lorraine McGowan

 

Nurse of the Year

Professor Kate Curtis

Finalists

Karina So

Sheila Salonga

Tracy Aylen

Team Excellence

INSPIRED Team, Calvary Hospital Bruce- Clare Holland House

Finalists

Community Outreach Nurse Program, Anam Cara House Geelong

Kidsburns, The Children's Hospital at Westmead

Redevelopment Team, St George Hospital 

Outstanding Graduate

Shelley Cook

Finalists

Ashleigh Morriss

Thembie Ndebele

Team Excellence

Clinical Service Team

Finalists

Armadale Health Service Intensive Care Unit

Anglican Retirement Villages Goodhew Gardens Leadership Team

Bruce Clare Holland House Palliative Aged Care Consultancy Team

Nurse of the Year

Angie Monk

Finalists

Gillian Hermosilla-Silva

Joanne Perks

Lisa Smith

Lynette Hernandez

 

 

2020 HESTA Australian Nursing & Midwifery Awards

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