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Friday 13 September 2019 - Nominations open for 2019 LAKES DHB QUALITY AWARDS
 

Friday 13 September 2019


Lakes DHB Quality Awards 2019 to celebrate our people and projects that made health care better 



Nominations are open for the 2019 Lakes DHB Quality Awards cthat elebrate teams, people and projects within the greater Lakes District Health Board area.

These bi-annual awards raise the profile of improvements to the quality of care in Lakes DHB and are funded through the Stolwyk Foundation Grant.

The awards day will be held on World Quality Day 14 November 2019 noting that this year marks a milestone – the centenary of quality improvement. 

These awards cover annual clinical education and scholarship funds as well as for the bi-annual Quality Awards
Winners of the Quality Awards receive a pin and certificate for themselves and their QI Team and a trophy to keep until the next awards in 2021.

Our awards include:


Individual Quality Awards

 

  •  The Ross Bohm Clinical Quality Initiative Award - click here for application form.
  •  The RMO Quality Award - click here for application form
  •  The Allied Health Practitioner Quality Award - click here for application form
  •  The Administration Quality Award - click here for application form
  •  The Non-clinical Support Quality Award - click here for application form
  •  The ‘Good Sorts’ Award—a person who has done something good in the organisation and needs some recognition. There is no formal application form for this award – an email to Helen Harris will suffice.   

Team / Project Quality Initiative Awards - 4 awards

 

These cover four areas of care previously developed as part of our bi-annual Quality Account (the NZ Health Strategy Goals). Includes awards celebrating:


 Stay well: teams and projects promoting healthy lifestyle and other activities that prevented ill health/injury


 Get Well: teams and projects that improved care for acute illness, injury or treatment


 Live Well: teams and projects that improved care and support for those with chronic / recurrent illness and/or injury


 Die Well: teams and projects that improved planning, care or support for life-limiting illness and/or bereavement

The criteria for judging the nominations include:
1. Improving the Quality of Care: should reflect the STEEEP dimensions i.e. Safe, Timely, Effective, Efficient, Equitable, Patient/Whanau Centred.
2. Evidence of Improved Care: i.e. clear either quantitative evidence (data that provides evidence of the results of the nominee’s work such as lower infection rates, reduced number of falls, shorter wait times, innovative solutions implemented) and/or qualitative evidence (data that showcases individual experiences related to the nominee’s work such as comments, stories, papers, surveys, focus group discussions, experience of care etc.)
3. Sustainability: the nominee incorporated planning for how the project’s new ways of working and improved outcomes would become, over time, ‘Business as Usual’.
4. Engagement: the nominee meaningfully listened to and engaged with those affected by the project—including patients/whanau, communities, caregivers and healthcare workers.
5. Quality of submission: the submission contains minimal spelling and grammatical errors, jargon and acronyms and is presented coherently.
Click here for the nomination form.

5. Got questions? Contact Helen Harris at Quality and Risk.

The winners will be announced at the awards event, Thursday, 14 November 2019, 12noon to 1.00pm in the CSB Conference Room, Rotorua Hospital. 

 

 

 

 

Click here to see the poster