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Improving Individual and Population Health Award

Sponsored by Public Health Wales

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 improving or protecting the health 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 or health protection interventions or programmes.

WHO CAN BE NOMINATED?
Nurses registered on all parts of the NMC register who are:
• Working in generic, specialist, leadership, academic or management roles within Wales 
• Practicing in any sector for example; NHS, Local Authority, Third and Independent sectors 

CRITERIA

• Able to demonstrate that their work relates to a relevant health framework and that the approach to care and/or service delivery is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
• Through effective leadership is able to demonstrate a central contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care and/or services
• Use of a credible evidence-base and / or developing an evidence base to under pin their work for the project for which they are being nominated
• Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework for the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated
• Able to clearly demonstrate the benefits the work has had for patients, clients, families and colleagues
• Through service evaluation, patient/service user involvement and / or other means, is able to demonstrate a positive impact 
• Show passion for the nursing profession by going the “extra mile” demonstrating a “can do” positive attitude

Please read the nomination form guidance note before beginning your submission.