Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

About the awards

Nominations now open!

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.

All nurses and midwives registered with the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia and employed within any Northern Territory health service at any time during the 2018 calendar year, are eligible to be nominated.

To nominate visit the nomination webpage.

Award Categories

There are 10 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
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in their first two years of clinical practice in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Education
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Research
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Leadership
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Innovation
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Aboriginal Healthcare
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Team Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Client Appreciation Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • NT Administrator’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing/Midwifery
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Nurse/Midwife of the Year
    Open to Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting

Nominations will be open from Monday 21 January to Friday 22 February 2019.

The Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards are presented during International Nurses Week at a Gala Dinner on Saturday 11 May 2019 in Darwin.

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Last updated: 21 January 2019