WA Health Excellence Awards Winners 2016

Minister for Health’s Award

Winner: Professor Jack Goldblatt AM


Director General’s Award

Winner: WA Trachoma Program, WA Country Health Service – WA Trachoma Reference Group


Peter Baldwin Memorial Award for Human Resource Management

Winner: Debra Thornborough-Owen, North Metropolitan Health Service

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Jill Porteous Memorial Award for Safety and Quality

Winner: Susan Kitchen, Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital


Categories winners

Category 1: Improving service delivery

Winner: North Metropolitan Health Service – YouthReach South and Life Without Barriers
Project: Ngatti House

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Category 2: Managing resources effectively and efficiently

Winner: South Metropolitan Health Service – Rockingham General Hospital
Project: Clinical Engagement Achieves Sustainable Change

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Category 3: Engaging with consumers, carers and the community

Winner: North Metropolitan Health Service – SolarisCare
Project: SolarisCare

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Category 4: Achieving better health outcomes for Aboriginal people

Winner: WA Country Health Service – WA Trachoma Reference Group
Project: WA Trachoma Program

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Category 5: Developing sustainable solutions for out-of-hospital healthcare

Winner: East Metropolitan Health Service – Royal Perth Hospital, Home Intravenous Antibiotics Service
Project: Hospital in the Home Telehealth service

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Category 6: Overcoming inequities

Winner: North Metropolitan Health Service – Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital Adult Cystic Fibrosis Team
Project: Telehealth – Improving Access to Care for Adults with Cystic Fibrosis in Rural and Remote WA

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Category 7: Innovative solutions for improving safety and quality

Winner: East Metropolitan Health Service – Royal Perth Hospital, CoBRA Collaboration
Project: Combined Bedside Risk Assessment (CoBRA) Audit

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Category 8: Promoting healthy habits and preventing illness and injury

Winner: WA Country Health Service – Great Southern Population Health
Project: Easy Movers

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