In a jubilee of a decade of excellence, with a record 64 entries, a tenth MidCentral DHB Health Awards’ Supreme Award went to those assisting a youngest and many vulnerable.
The Supreme Award for Excellence in Integrated Health Care was won by a Child Health Tamariki Ora District Group. An interdisciplinary group, this group has worked on transforming a health services for children within a region. Recent initiatives such as a Newborn Enrolment Programme have seen good benefits, with 98% of newborns now enrolled with a GP.
To continue with gripping babies safe, they have championed appropriation for a recently allocated Pepi Haumaru/Keeping Babies Safe Coordinator, that is a permanent purpose to foster protected practices for holding caring of babies. They will be operative to foster these protected practices in each health encounter, from antenatal classes, to a birthing suite, by to village care.
Their nightly enuresis (bed-wetting) use has also seen good benefits. Using a nurse-led indication of care, they assess, conduct and follow children to assistance heal their bed-wetting. This has resulted in a heal rate of over 80%. Other projects focusing on autism, eczema, asthma and gastroenteritis have all seen illusory results.
The judges suspicion that this done for an glorious instance of integrated health care, with members from delegate and primary care, and many opposite organisations, including Central PHO, Iwi providers, NGOs, Police, education, Child Youth and Family, and others.
They said: „Collaboration and formation have been executive to all activities and a use developments have resulted in genuine improvements in child health opposite a district.”
Alongside a other 8 categories, dual special awards were handed out on a night. The initial went to MDHB CEO Murray Georgel who recently announced his resignation. He was given an endowment in appreciation of 20 years of dedicated use to MidCentral DHB. The other special endowment went to neurologist Dr Anna Ranta, in approval of a superb grant she has done to MidCentral DHB.
The other finalists for a Supreme Award were: Bum Busters programme – Bollard’s Pharmacy; Dr Anna Ranta; Newborn Enrolment Programme; MidCentral Health’s Gastroenterology Service; MidCentral Health’s Orthopaedic Service; Maori Pacific Health Team – Te Waiora; U-Kinetics – UCOL; Paediatric Gastroenteritis Assessment – MidCentral Pharmacy Group and Public Health; Crisis Respite – Dalcam and Clinical Network (Mental Health); Improving Health Outcomes Working Group – Central PHO); MidCentral Immunisation Team; PETALS – Central PHO.
The full list of winners is:
Supreme Award ($3000 prize)
Excellence in Integrated Health Care Award: Child Health Tamariki Ora District Group – For a array of initiatives that have remade child health services within a district, by partnership and integration.
Category winners ($2000 esteem per category)
Best use of Technology in Health Care Award: Westella Homestead – Dalcam Healthcare – Using elementary and straightforwardly accessible technologies to yield insanity patients with limit independence.
Excellence in Optimising a Health Status of Priority Populations Award: Whanau Tri – Sport Manawatu – For creation a outrageous impact in a health of many, quite Maori.
Excellence in Intersectoral Collaboration to Improve Health and Social Outcomes Award: Clinical Network Programme – Providing an effective approach of compelling intersectoral partnership and targeting specific health issues.
Excellence in Research and Innovation in Health Care Award: Dental Oral Rehabilitation – Bruce Murdoch, Broadway Surgical Clinic – Innovation that supposing a vital alleviation in peculiarity of life for patients.
Health Professional of a Year Award: TIE Dr Delamy Keall – Tararua Health Group Dr Simon Allan – Arohanui Hospice – Dr Keall for an outstanding, studious lead joining to primary care; Dr Allan for his grant to a growth of palliative care.
Excellence in Workforce Education and Development Award: Transformational Leadership Programme – Providing an sourroundings where participants from all areas of a health and incapacity zone can learn and grow.
Most Significant Improvement Over 10 Years Award: MidCentral DHB Immunisation Team – Teamwork opposite sectors that has resulted in 10 years of continual improvement, to a indicate where they are now inhabitant leaders in their area.
The Judges’ Choice Award: Gastroenterology Service, MidCentral Health – Faced with a outrageous workload, they reorganised themselves and focused on a joining to a prolonged tenure advantages of a service’s users.