Nursing and Midwifery Excellence Awards

About the awards

Nominations are now closed!

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, were eligible to be nominated.

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

Award Categories

There are 10 award categories which were 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
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in their first two years of clinical practice in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Education
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Research
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Leadership
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery Innovation
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Excellence in Aboriginal Healthcare
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Team Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Client Appreciation Award for Excellence in Nursing/Midwifery
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • NT Administrator’s Medal for Lifetime Achievement in Nursing/Midwifery
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
  • Nurse/Midwife of the Year
    For Enrolled or Registered Nurses/or Midwives in any healthcare setting
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Last updated: 11 March 2019