Dr Louise Mahler – 2017 Keynote

Dr Louise Mahler is an inspiring leadership influencer and proven performer in moving leaders and groups to take positive action and resonate with success. To help ensure success for the North Coast health workforce, she led the 2017 Primary Health Care Excellence Awards audience through her tips and tricks to body and vocal intelligence. She … Read more…

Category 4 – Promoting Healthy Living

This category is for projects that encourage people to take ownership of their health and wellbeing.Promoting good health and the prevention of disease is vital for primary health care. Projects that target health literacy, healthy lifestyles, reduce hospital admissions and reduce chronic disease fit in this category.When answering the criteria, show one or more of … Read more…

Category 2 – Innovation

This category is for teams and services working in new or creative ways for better health and wellbeing in our community.Delivering high quality, linked-up and person-centred health care requires fresh approaches. Innovation requires being open to and testing new ideas.Submissions can be from individual teams or on behalf of partnerships.When answering the criteria, show one … Read more…

Category 1 – Integration & Partnership

This category is for services who work together for better health and wellbeing in North Coast communities.Working together allows us to better respond to the needs of the community. Good partnerships improve people’s care and health outcomes. They also help the health system cope with increasing demand. Submissions can be made on behalf of several … Read more…

What Are the Judges Looking For?

Judges will be looking to see how you decided on the program/service strategies and design. In particular, research that offered you insight into how to progress the plan. Judges are keen to know:has the program/service been created with the local environment in mind?was both international and national environment explored when developing the plan? has the plan … Read more…

Excellence Is Doing Things Well

John William Gardner (October 8, 1912 – February 16, 2002) was Secretary of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) under President Lyndon Johnson. Gardner’s term as Secretary of HEW was at the height of Johnson’s Great Society domestic agenda. During this tenure, the Department undertook both the huge task of launching Medicare, which brought quality health … Read more…

Submissions Are Open!

North Coast Primary Health Network is thrilled to announce that the submission period for this year’s Primary Health Care Excellence Awards is now officially open! The Primary Health Care Excellence Awards are a series of North Coast health awards like no other. They bring together individuals and teams, both big and small, who are working … Read more…