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PAH Interprofessional Recognition Award 2021


The aim of this award is to recognise an interprofessional team member for his/her significant contribution/s made through collaborative practice with a nurse/Nursing Services, that has positively influenced the clinical care of patients.


To be eligible the applicant:


Submit a maximum of 1 page which addresses ONE of the following:

  1. Outline a collaborative interprofessional quality improvement activity that has resulted in a positive outcome; OR
  2. Identify the contribution/s that have been made through interprofessional collaborative practice that has ensured care coordination and/or continuity of patient care; OR
  3. Outline an interprofessional patient education activity that was associated with an improved patient outcome; OR
  4. Outline an improvement in patient outcome/s associated with a collaborative plan of care.

Nomination process

Nurses are to nominate an interprofessional staff member by completing the online nomination form below. The Centre of Nursing Excellence (CNE) is accountable for coordinating this award.


  • Submissions open: Friday, 12 March 2021
  • Submissions close: Friday, 16 April 2021 (extended)

Decision making governance process

Nominations will be judged by a panel that consists of nursing executive; interprofessional colleague; and a consumer representative from the PAH Consumer Consultative Committee. Each member will have equal voting rights, although in the event of a conflict of interest (i.e. nominee is from respective work unit) these rights will be rescinded. Following review of the applicants, the panel will declare any conflicts of interest prior to the voting process taking place. The panel will utilise a Likert scale from ‘Strongly Agree that Applicant Meets Criteria to Strongly Disagree that Applicant Meets Criteria’ to assist in determining the top 5 nominations and recommend a winner of the award. The top 3 nominations and recommended winner will be tabled at the Nursing Director/Assistant Director of Nursing (ND/ADON) Committee Meeting. The ND/ADON committee will make the final decision. The top 3 teams will be notified and invited to the award presentation for the announcement of the award winner.

Reward and recognition

  • A Magnet Nursing Excellence Badge and Certificate of Recognition will be presented on International Nurses Day.
  • Photo and award details included within the EDNS Newsletter and PAH Nursing Services Annual Review.


  • Bernadette Clarke, Magnet CNC
  • Phone: (07) 3176 2892

Nominations have now closed.

Last updated 19 April 2021
Last reviewed 11 March 2021