Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

About the awards

The Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding efforts of nurses and midwives who are exemplars in their profession, and who make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Territorians on a daily basis.

The Northern Territory Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding efforts of nurses and midwives who are exemplars in their profession, and who make a difference to the health and wellbeing of Territorians on a daily basis.

This year will be a double celebration to acknowledge the contribution of NT nurses and midwives during 2020 and 2021.

Gala dinner

The Gala Dinner Awards Ceremony will be held at the Mindil Beach Casino Resort Beachside Pavilion on Saturday 15 May 2021. Join us for an evening of celebration as we announce the recipients of the 2020 and 2021 awards!

To find out more and secure your tickets please visit the Eventbrite website.

Award Categories

There are nine award categories which are open to Enrolled Nurses, Registered Nurses and Midwives working in any healthcare setting. These awards recognise excellence in client care, education, research, professional leadership and commitment to the nursing and midwifery profession in the Territory.

  • New to Practice Nurse/Midwife of the Year
  • Flinder’s University Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Education
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Leadership
  • Charles Darwin University’s Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Research/Quality Improvement
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Aboriginal Health
  • Team Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
  • Client Appreciation Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
  • NT Administrator’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing/Midwifery
  • Nurse/Midwife of the Year

Congratulations to the 2020 and 2021 finalists!

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2020 finalists

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Alix Burke - Ward 7A, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital
Richard Hoy - Ward One, Gove District Hospital
Matilda Starbuck - Yuendumu Health Clinic, Central Australia Health Service

Naomi Morrick - Clinical Nurse Educator, Intensive Care Unit, Alice Springs Hospital
Sukoluhle Moyo - Clinical Nurse Educator, Paediatric Unit, Alice Springs Hospital
Nuraini Ratnawati - Clinical Nurse Educator, Medical Ward, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital

Renae Daniel - Director of Nursing, Katherine Hospital
Bigani Dube - Fresenius Medical Care, Alice Springs, Unit Manager
Elizabeth Watkins - Diabetes Education, Division of Medicine, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital

Lana Girle - Infection Prevention and Management, Gove District Hospital
Kelly Hosking - Hepatitis B Program Manager, Primary Health Care, Top End Health Service
Penelope James - Clinical Nurse Consultant, Intensive Care Unit, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital
Eva Williams - CQI Facilitator, Primary Health Care, Top End Health Service

Heather Andrews - Chronic Disease Co-Ordinator, Julanimwu Health Centre
Tim Hayward - Remote Area Nurse, Warruwi Community
Angela Martin - Diabetes Educator, Outreach Services, Central Australian Health Service

Cardiac Cath Lab Team, Darwin Private Hospital
Oncology Unit, Alice Spring Hospital  
Renal Dialysis Unit, Alice Springs Hospital

Nadine Tinsley - Registered Nurse, Renal Home Therapies, Top End Health Service
Tarrant Tolatta - Registered Nurse, Emergency Department Katherine District Hospital
Catherine White - Registered Nurse, Alan Walker Cancer Centre, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital

Margaret Brennan - Clinical Nurse Manager Ward 2A Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital
Monica Ostigh - Continuous Quality Improvement Facilitator, Primary Health Care
Carey Spain - Nurse Resource Coordinator, Katherine Hospital

Leanne Muir - Registered Nurse, Primary Health Care Palmerston  
Jane Napier - A/Midwife Education Coordinator, Alice Springs Hospital
Sheena Samuel - Clinical Nurse Specialist Geriatrics, Royal Darwin Palmerston Hospital

*Position titles reflect the finalists role at the time of nomination

For more information contact:

Office of the Chief Nursing and Midwifery Officer
Phone: 1800 000 648
Email: nursingmidwifery.doh@nt.gov.au

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Last updated: 21 May 2019

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