People's Choice Award

Time to vote: Who's your favourite nurse or midwife?**

Western Sydney Local Health District (WSLHD) is calling on staff and the community to nominate an outstanding nurse or midwife for a People's Choice Award, as part of this year's International Nurses & Midwives' Day celebrations.

International Nurses & Midwives Day is an annual celebration for the whole community to acknowledge and applaud the crucial contribution nurses make to our health service. 

WSLHD director of nursing & midwifery and clinical governance Caroline Farmer said the People's Choice award is an opportunity for everyone to reflect on the great experiences they've had with nurses and midwives.

"Each day nurses and midwives make a difference to the lives of patients, carers and their families," Caroline said.

"If you know a nurse or midwife who has made a difference to your life, the life of your family member, or you work alongside this person, consider nominating them." 

The People's Choice award winner will be recognised at the WSLHD International Nurses and Midwives Day Celebrations to be held on Tuesday 5 May 2020.

Any patient, carer, family member or staff may nominate.

**The WSLHD nurse or midwife must work for a WSLHD facility (Auburn, Cumberland, Mount Druitt, Blacktown, Westmead hospitals or a WSLHD community centre.

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* 1. Name

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* 2. Who is the nurse or midwife you would like to nominate?

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* 3. If applicable, which hospital and date did you or your family member receive care by this nurse or midwife?

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* 4. In 300 words or less, please describe how the nurse or midwife you are nominating made a difference and the circumstances that led you to nominate.

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* 5. Are you happy for your nomination to be shared with the public via the media and Western Sydney Local Health District's social media channels?

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* 6. If your nomination is successful, will you be available to attend the WSLHD Inernational Nurses and Midwives' Day Celebration on Tuesday 5 May 2020 at 9.00am?