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Improving Individual and Population Health Award

Improving Individual and Population Health Award

Health improvement can be achieved by working in partnership with individuals, communities and populations by nurses and midwives in all areas of nursing and midwifery practice. Opportunities to make an impact on health improvement of the population, spanning all age groups and can arise at individual, family, community, and national levels

About the award: This award aims to recognise a nurse or midwife who has made an outstanding contribution to improving individual and/or population health, including the introduction of changes that lead to innovative health improvement interventions or programmes    


Nurses registered on all parts of the NMC register who are:

Working in generic, specialist, leadership, academic or management roles 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