The exceptional calibre of the primary health care sector across the Hunter New England Central Coast PHN is being celebrated as the finalists for the 2023 Primary Care Quality and Innovation Awards are unveiled.
Proudly supported by our sponsors, and with Awards presented across six categories, the event will recognise and celebrate the outstanding contributions providers and individuals make to the primary care sector.
Following a rigorous review process of a hugely competitive field with all submissions worthy of consideration, the PHN is pleased to announce the finalists in the following categories:
Patients First Award
Awarded to healthcare organisations and/or service providers that put people and communities first in their practice: they demonstrate engagement strategies to support best practice outcomes for the centre, the community, and their patients.
The Rosewood Centre
Anglicare - Commonwealth Psychosocial Support Service (CPS)
Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service - Nundle Outreach Service
BackTrack Youth Works Ltd
Umina Podiatry - Podiatry on the Streets
First Nations Health Award
Awarded to the healthcare organisations and/or service provider that demonstrates being responsive to the diversity of, and differences in, our communities to address health inequalities for our First Nations communities.
Hunter Primary Care - Bush Tucker Pit Stop
Tamworth Aboriginal Medical Service - Cardiac Rehab and Prevention Program
HealthWISE - Primary Health Care Nurses
Nelson Plaza Clinic - Better Health Days
The Glen for Women
Technology in Health Award
Awarded to the healthcare organisations and/or service provider that demonstrates leadership in the use of technology to support their patients.
Woodberry Family Practice
Uniting - Telehealth4Kids
Primary Care Innovation Award
Awarded to the health centre and/or service provider that demonstrates outstanding innovation in primary care.
Attract Connect Stay - Glen Innes Inc
EngAGE - The Centre for Rehab Innovations (CRI)
Hunter Primary Care - Aged Care Nurse Practitioner Service
Moove and Groove
Parents Beyond Break Up - Dads in Distress
Primary Care Leader Award
Awarded to the health centre, service provider or individual that has best demonstrated innovation and leadership in primary care and/or the values of respect, innovation, accountability, integrity, cooperation, and recognition.
Donna Taylor - Pius X Aboriginal Corporation
Fiona Strang - HealthWISE
Isabel Conway - Wyoming Medical and Dental Centre
Scott Lynch - Community Therapy
Yerin Eleanor Duncan Aboriginal Health Service Inc. - Twist and Flow
Anglicare - Bush Fire Recovery Program
Parents Beyond Breakup - Dads in Distress
Raymond Terrace Respiratory Clinic
Coast & Country Primary Care Respiratory Clinic, Erina