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Children and Midwifery Award

Children and Midwifery Award

Nominees for this award will be one of the following:

Children’s nurses meet the health needs of children and young people. They play a key role in assessing children's nursing needs and other healthcare needs, taking into account their medical, social, cultural and family circumstances. They then plan and deliver care in a variety of settings, within hospitals and in the wider community. In addition to supporting children and young people, children’s nurses work with families as part of a multidisciplinary team.  

Midwives play a lead role in supporting pregnant women and new mothers. They practise in both hospital and community settings. Midwives are involved in all aspects of antenatal, intrapartum and postnatal care. They are skilled at supporting new and prospective parents.  

About the award: This award aims to recognise a Registered Children’s Nurse or Registered Midwife who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of children, young people or the midwifery care of mothers-to-be/ parent/s.  


Either a Registered Children’s Nurse or Registered Midwife who are: Working at any level within a clinical or management role within Wales Practising in any sector for example; NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors  


  • Able to demonstrate that their work relates to a relevant health framework and that the approach to care is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
  • Through effective leadership able to demonstrate a central contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care
  • Using a credible evidence-base to under pin under their work or the project for which they are being nominated
  • Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework of the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated
  • Able to demonstrate the impact the work has had on patients, clients, families and colleagues
  • Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, be able to demonstrate a positive impact
  • Able to demonstrate leadership of an approach which promotes the public health agenda and supports healthy living within the family and/or population served