Health

Leadership and excellence in the delivery of initiatives that contribute to sustainable outcomes in the heath sector and community.

2018 Finalists

Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation Victorian Branch – Nursing for the Environment

Nursing for the Environment is a two-day course for nurses and midwives that emphasises how sustainability fits in with their scope of practice. more

Beaconsfield Dental – Beaconsfield Dental Health

Beaconsfield Dental is a mixed dental practice that prioritises sustainability in a range of ways. more

Western Health – Changing Anaesthetic Gases at Western Health

A program by Western Health helped convert anaesthetists’ choice of anaesthetic agent from desflurane and nitrous oxide to sevoflurane and propofol where clinically possible, to reduce greenhouse impacts and achieve financial savings. more

 


Eligible entries:

Projects, programs, individuals or organisations that have actively sought to improve sustainable outcomes in the heath sector and community.

Eligible entries include initiatives that have been undertaken by:

– Health service organisations

– Professional associations or unions for the health sector

– Individual health professionals, such as nurses or doctors

– Individuals or groups in the broader community.

 

Entry requirements:

– Entry needs to comply with the eligibility requirements for the selected category, as per above

– The majority of demonstrable results must have occurred during the calendar year of 2017

– If started prior to 2017, major new initiatives or significant differences must have occurred during 2017

– The demonstrable activities and results associated with the entry must be within Victoria.

 

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