The Northern Sydney Local Health District Quality and Improvement Awards celebrate the excellence of our nurses, doctors, allied health professional, support staff and researchers. The awards put a spotlight on the hard work and delivery of programs and services which have made a real difference to the patients and families we care for.


The 2020 award categories include: 

  1. Patients as Partners
  2. Delivering Integrated Care
  3. Excellence in Supporting Services
  4. Keeping People Healthy
  5. A Safe Workplace
  6. Quality and Safety
  7. Excellence in Supporting the Mental Health of our Patients and Consumers
  8. Local Solutions
  9. Health Research and Clinical Practice
  10. Patient Experience

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2019 NSLHD Quality and Improvement Award winners

Collaboration Award

Redesigning Access to Rehabilitation and Aged Care, Hornsby Hospital


Delivering Integrated Care Award

Innovating to Avoid Hospitalisation, Aged Care Rapid Response Team


Diversity Award

Bungee Bidgel Clinic Success, Hornsby Hospital GP Unit


Excellence in Supporting the Mental Health of Patients and Consumers Award

Preventing Falls, Improving Outcomes, Older Persons Mental Health, Greenwich


Quality and Safety Award

Optimal Nutrition for Premature Infants, Neonatal Intensive Care, Royal North Shore Hospital


Focus on Health Prevention and Promotion Award

Improving Physical Health Outcomes, Ryde Acute Community Mental Health Service


Local Solutions Award

Managing Emergency Surgery Acute Surgical Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital


Original Endeavour

SPC Traffic Lights: Stop on Red and Go on Green, Clinical Governance Unit, Royal North Shore Hospital


Patients as Partners Award

Telephone Helpline for Cancer Patients, Meredith Oatley, Northern Sydney Cancer Centre