Team Innovation

A nursing profession led team, that has demonstrated innovation by initiating a product, service or system that benefits patients and/or the community, and that shows willingness to share their knowledge.

Who is eligible?

Nominated teams must include one individual who is currently working as a nurse, midwife, personal care attendant or assistant in nursing in Australia. The innovation needs to have been implemented or initiated between 1 January 2014 to 31 July 2015.

Nominations must demonstrate all of the following:

  • the innovation addresses an identified health need, enhances health outcomes or improves clinical practice and the patient experience
  • the individual and/or team has initiated and/or developed a unique product, service or system themselves
  • how the innovation has had a positive impact on patients and/or the community, demonstrating the need/s the product, service or system has fulfilled
  • how the prize money will enhance and assist in further development of the innovation, together with a clear plan of how the product, service or system has been or will be implemented.
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