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Metro South Health Staff Awards 2023

The Metro South Health Staff Awards 2023 was a celebration of our exceptional team and the difference they make for their colleagues and our health service, and the patients and communities we serve.

The awards categories this year were an opportunity to acknowledge the actions, behaviours, and spirit of our people, who go above and beyond in their roles, exemplifying our values and inspiring others.

Congratulations to all who were nominatied for an award and well done to our 29 finalists. We'd also like to thank those of you who nominated your colleagues for well-deserved recognition.

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View the shortlist of nominees and winners (bold) by clicking each of the categories below.

Award categories

Values Award

This award honours an individual or team who consistently embodies our Metro South Health values of integrity, compassion, accountability, respect, engagement and excellence. Nominees may wish to identify one or more values relevant to this category.

  • PPEI Team at Queensland Transcultural Mental Health Centre
  • Queensland Voluntary Assisted Dying Unit and Pharmacy Service - Metro South Health
  • Renee Wilson
  • Samantha Crawford

Spirit Award

This award celebrates an exceptional individual or team who truly exemplifies the spirit of Metro South Health, fosters a positive workplace culture, inspires their colleagues and goes above and beyond.

  • Dr Celeste Bloomfield
  • Logan Child and Youth Mental Health Service 
  • General Ward Nursing Team - Beaudesert Hospital
  • QEII Crew - Staff Culture & Wellbeing Committee

People Focus Award

This award recognises an individual or team who puts people at the heart of everything they do.

  • Bella Cole
  • Paul (Snowy) Condon
  • Rochelle Kosega

Excellence in Leadership Award

This award celebrates an individual who inspires and guides others through their exceptional leadership and makes a significant positive impact within Metro South Health.

  • Professor Elizabeth Reymond
  • Emma Page
  • Leo Skebes

Ambitious Innovation Award

This award acknowledges an individual or team who has made a positive impact through their creativity and innovation.

  • Dr Anish Menon and the REMODeL Research and Clinical Team
  • Dale Mason
  • Dr David Stewart

Better Together Award

This award acknowledges the commitment of an individual or team to collaborating with others to achieve better outcomes for patients and the community.

  • Healthy New Communities Project - Health Equity and Access Team
  • Shanon Cooper 
  • Vascular Access Surveillance Team (VAST) - Princess Alexandra Hospital

Partnering with Consumers Award

This award acknowledges an individual or team who actively partners with consumers, patients and their families in healthcare decision-making and service improvement.

  • CAREPACT - Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • Logan Geriatrics Evaluation & Management in the Home (GEMITH)
  • Troy Hakala

Health Equity Award

This award recognises an individual or team for their contributions to improving the equity of healthcare access, outcomes or opportunities within Metro South Health.

  • First Nations Nursing and Midwifery Pathway Project Group
  • Karen Davis
  • Dr Pieter Jansen

Volunteer Award

This award celebrates a volunteer for their dedication, commitment and invaluable contributions to Metro South Health.

  • Clothing for Kindness Volunteers - Princess Alexandra Hospital
  • George Claydon
  • Metro South Human Research Ethics Committee

Chief Executive Award

This award is the highest recognition of an individual or team for their positive and lasting impact, as nominated by the Chief Executive.

  • Troy Hakala, Social Worker Health Equity and Access Team

Board Chair Award

This award is the highest recognition of an individual or team for their positive and lasting impact, as nominated by the Metro South Health Board Chair.

  • Renee Wilson, CNC Palliative Care, QEII Hospital

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Last updated 29 November 2023
Last reviewed 29 November 2023