Nominations for the Viral Hepatitis Category (Justice and Correctional Healthcare worker) will open on the 17/03/2022 and close on the 12/04/2022. ASHM will notify the winner by 29/04/2022.
The award includes free registration and funding support to attend the 13th Australasian Viral Hepatitis Conference, 29th - 31st May 2022, and complimentary ASHM membership - see the nomination email for more details.
Criteria for the Award:
A justice and/or correctional healthcare worker working in the field of viral hepatitis:
- Early to mid-career (0-10 years working in the sector)
2. Demonstrated leadership achievement in areas including:
- Their leadership is bold, innovative, inclusive and inspires collaboration in the sector.
- Seeks to establish, promote and strengthen meaningful partnerships and collaborative opportunities to drive outcomes.
- Ensures community-based and person-centred care and engagement at all times.
- Commitment to ongoing development of knowledge and skills in the sector, and application of evidence-based practice.
- Successful advocacy with government and/or other regulatory bodies.
- Actively shares responsibility, authority, information and credit when working towards the achievement of a goal.
- Sets a high standard of integrity by leading through example and maintains high personal standards.
3. Some of the reasons you might consider nominating an
outstanding healthcare professional working within Justice and
- Innovative approaches for information exchange and health promotion in HCV prevention and care within the custodial sector.
- Developed prison-focused HCV education programs adapted to diverse prison settings.
- Involved in research to support advocacy and drive policy making.
- Participate and provide services that promote continuity of care and health – optimizing patient health outcomes.
- Provide services and opportunities to strengthen care during transition back to community.
Nominations are assessed by a panel of adjudicators to determine a winner