Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards
On Tuesday, 20 November Barwon Health hosted the 19th annual Quality Awards and Workforce Safety Awards.
The awards are an important way of recognising excellence in safety, quality care and innovation.
Each year Barwon Health staff are invited to nominate initiatives and individuals for an award.
2018 winners and highly commended:
Backyard Blitz* - a unique approach to supporting palliative care patients WINNER
Discharge Summary Project ‘Transfer of Safe Clinical Care’ Highly Commended
Improving access: A pharmacist extended scope of practice in a Hepatitis C clinic Pillar 2 WINNER
Pharmacist-led prescribing and monitoring of antimicrobials Highly Commended
Barwon Health Staff Influenza Vaccination program 2018 WINNER
Push or Infuse? A No Cost Intervention with a Significant Expenditure Reduction Outcome WINNER
The Interprofessional Twilight Challenge WINNER
Review of Barwon Health’s Hospital Admission Risk Program (HARP) Service for People living with HIV/AIDS WINNER
Board of Directors Award
Community Kitchens: Building healthier lives in partnership with our community
Project of the Year
A new paradigm of emergency dental care in the community dental clinic
Living our Values Award - Clinical
Julienne Kinna, Clinical Psychologist MH/Lecturer
Living our Values Award - Non-Clinical
Renee Owen, Aboriginal Health Unit
Outstanding Achievement and Dedication to Barwon Health
Alfred Deakin Professor David Watters OAM
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