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.

Who is eligible?

Nominees must be a qualified individual currently employed as an enrolled or registered nurse in Australia. Suitable nominees are those that go over and above the everyday demands of the role and exhibit exceptional qualities.

Nominations must demonstrate all of the following:

  • the nominee has made an exceptional contribution to improving care/outcomes for patients and/or communities
  • the nominee has significantly contributed to delivering a positive outcome in service provision or patient care
  • the nominee has shown outstanding understanding or advocacy on behalf of patients/clients/residents or the profession
  • how the prize money will enhance or assist in personal development or further development of processes or services in the workplace.