WA Health Excellence Awards

The WA Health Excellence Awards gala dinner will be held in the Astral Ballroom at Crown Perth on Wednesday, 8 November 2017.

Tickets for the evening can be purchased through Try Booking (external site)​.

Project finalists announced

Congratulations to all finalists. Winners will be announced at the gala dinner.


Principal sponsor

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Category 1 

Managing resources efficiently  and effectively

  • Improving procurement and contract management (WACHS)
  • Outpatients – reform and reconfiguration project (EMHS)
  • Research Governance Services (Department of Health)
  • Pharmacy compounding service improvement (SMHS)

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Category 2 

Engaging with consumers, carers and the community 

  • Forget Me Not (EMHS)
  • Patient opinion through online technology (WACHS)
  • Child development – clinical service redesign (CAHS)
  • Patient opinion through story telling (EMHS)

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Category 3 

Achieving better outcomes for Aboriginal people

  • Raising awareness of STIs and BBVs (Department of Health)
  • Moorditj Djena (Strong Feet) (EMHS)
  • Aboriginal Mental Health Program (WACHS)
  • Welcome to the MK Nation (WACHS)

Category 4 

Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare 

  • Health navigator service for chronic conditions (WACHS)
  • Mobile Clinical Outreach Team (EMHS)
  • Preventing hospitalisation for at-risk persons by increasing
    flu vaccination (Department of Health)
  • Chronic hep C – referrals for treatment in remote areas (EMHS)

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Category 5 

Overcoming inequities 

  • GP – Medication Access Program (GP-MAP) (WACHS)
  • One stop urology clinics (SMHS)
  • Medicine information in pregnancy and lactation (NMHS)
  • Diabetes telehealth (WACHS)

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Category 6 

Innovative approaches for improving safety and quality 

  • Sepsis risk calculator: a newborn assessment tool (NMHS)
  • March 8 Cannulate – reducing patient harm (EMHS)
  • Rapid response to clinical deterioration (EMHS)
  • Improving hospital cleaning outcomes in clinical areas (NMHS)

Logo: Core Medical Solutions

Category 7 

Preventing illness and injury and keeping the community healthy 

  • Kalgoorlie meningococcal W outbreak response (WACHS,
    Department of Health)
  • Health Koolangas (CAHS)
  • Healthy Well and Wise (EMHS)
  • Life Now exercise program (NMHS)

Logo: Edith Cowan University (ECU)

Category 8

Workforce initiatives to improve service delivery

  • Doctors' Wellbeing program (EMHS)
  • Acute TeleStroke rapid response (WACHS, SMHS)
  • Theatre efficiency reform (NMHS)
  • Advanced scope physiotherapists in ED (SMHS)

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More information

Awards Manager
Phone: 9222 6425

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Communications Directorate