Patients First Award Nomination Form 2022

Awarded to health centres and/or service providers that put people and communities first in their practice: they demonstrate engagement strategies to support best practice outcomes for the health care organisation, the community, and their patients. 
A patient is defined any individual who access primary care and could be considered a client or consumer as well. 

Provide a brief overview of your submission summarising points in your main answer.

Submission response (500 words max)

Please tell us in more detail how you or your organisation put patients first within your work which could include the following. 

  • What was the problem you were trying to solve? 
  • What was the outcome? 
  • How did putting the patient first or listening to the patient voice influence this outcome? 
  • Data demonstrating outcomes 
  • What are your plans to continue this approach or grow it? 
  • How did you know you were successful? 
  • Effective patient/ client engagement processes through the pandemic period. 
  • Hearing the patient voice to inform your care or processes 
  • Formalised partnerships with other service providers to support integrated care and access to supportive services etc. 
  • Patient reported measure data to inform care approaches  
  • Use of HealthPathways to connect people to care; 

Please refer to the Award Submission Guidelines for additional submission information.

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