WA Health Excellence Awards finalists

Congratulations to the 2015 WA Health Excellence Awards category finalists.

1. Improving service delivery

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St John of God Health Care

 
  • Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, North Metropolitan Health Service: Cardiology Clinical Service Redesign Methodology
  • Pathwest, North Metropolitan Health Service: Managed Point-of-Care Testing
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Child and Adolescent Health Service: Choice and Partnership Approach
  • Royal Perth Hospital Mental Health Unit, South Metropolitan Health Service: Enhance Project

Improving service delivery – finalist summaries


2. Managing resources effectively and efficiently

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AIM WA+UWA Business School Executive Education

  • Office of the Chief Procurement Officer, Department of Health: WA Health Strategic Procurement Program
  • Finance and Business Support; Learning and Development, North Metropolitan Health Service: Activity Based Funding and Activity Based Management Online Education Package
  • Public Health (Immunisation), Department of Health: Health Immunisation Course
  • Basic Physician Training Scheme Committee Western Australia, South Metropolitan Health Service and North Metropolitan Health Service: Basic Physician Training

Managing resources effectively and efficiently - finalists summaries


3. Engaging with consumers, carers and the community

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Curtin University

  • Aged and Continuing Care, Department of Health: WA Assessment Framework
  • North Metropolitan Health Service Mental Health, North Metropolitan Health Service: Family and Carer Engagement Strategy
  • Public Health (Communicable Disease Control), Department of Health: PertussisVIP/Light for Riley
  • Wheatbelt region, WA Country Health Service: Structured Clinical Reviews

Engaging with consumers, carers and the community - finalists summaries


4. Achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people

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HESTA

Principal sponsor

  • Nidjalla Waangan Mia Aboriginal Health and Wellbeing Centre Mandurah, South Metropolitan Health Service: Nidjalla Waangan Mia
  • Primary Health and Engagement, WA Country Health Service; Population Health Units (Kimberley, Pilbara, Midwest, Goldfields), WA Country Health Service; Public Health (Communicable Disease Control Directorate and Environmental Health Directorate), Department of Health; Aboriginal Health Council of WA; Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services: WA Trachoma Program
  • Great Southern Aboriginal Health Service, WA Country Health Service: Primary School Based Ear Health Screening Program

Achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people - finalists summaries


5. Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare

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Silver Chain

  • Complex Needs Coordination Team, South Metropolitan Health Service: Friend in Need – Emergency
  • South Metropolitan Health Service: Rehabilitation in the Home Program
  • Chronic Disease, WA Country Health Service: Complex Chronic Condition Management Program

Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare


6. Overcoming inequities

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WA Primary Health Alliance

  • Princess Margaret Hospital, Child and Adolescent Health Service: Princess Margaret Hospital Refugee Health Service
  • Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service, Child and Adolescent Health Service: Multisystemic Therapy Program
  • South West Population Health, WA Country Health Service; WA Substance Users Association, Bunbury Branch; South West Women's Health and Information Centre: Sexual Health and Blood Borne Virus Screening
  • Great Southern Speech Pathology Service, WA Country Health Service; Primary Health Katanning; Young Men’s Christian Association of Perth Youth and Community Services; WA Country Health Service Southern Inland Health Initiative Stream 2B: Kindergarten Oral Language Program

Overcoming inequities - finalists summaries


7. Innovative solutions for improving safety and quality

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BMJ Quality

  • Public Health (Immunisation), Department of Health: SmartVax
  • Rockingham General Hospital and Rockingham Kwinana Mental Health Service, South Metropolitan Health Service:  Aggression Prevention and Intervention – Safewards Program
  • Geraldton Hospital, WA Country Health Service: Best Practice Clinical Software Project

Innovative solutions for improving safety and quality - finalists summaries


8. Promoting healthy habits and preventing illness and injury

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HBF

  • Public Health (Injury Prevention Team), Department of Health; Injury Control Council of WA; Kidsafe WA; Royal Life Saving Society WA: Targeted Injury Prevention Programs
  • Population Health Unit, South Metropolitan Health Service: Smarter than Smoking
  • Population Health Units (Kimberley, South West, Pilbara, Great Southern, Wheatbelt, Goldfields), WA Country Health Service; Child and Adolescent Community Health Service, Child and Adolescent Health Service: Take the Challenge

Promoting healthy habits and preventing illness and injury - finalists summaries


More information

Communications Directorate
Department of Health
Email: WA Health Excellence Awards
Phone: 9222 6425