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Quality Awards

Annual Evolution Healthcare Quality Awards

Each year, Evolution’s health services select their top quality improvement initiatives to be judged for the best in category and supreme winner. Many of these initiatives go on to be entered into regional and national health quality awards events.

The Evolution Healthcare Annual Quality awards recognizes and rewards the achievements and innovations undertaken by our staff across our multiple facilities and services.

In 2022, a total of five finalists were presented to the judges, and the following winners were awarded.


Our Finalists


Proactive – Supreme Winner, First Place

Category: Achieving Better Health Outcomes
Presentation title: An Evidence Based Approach to Chronic Pain that Solves a Problem
Pascale Du Plessis, Keyworker, Team Leader & Richard Trendle, National Manager Pain Management and Workplace Health Services


Birthcare – Second Place

Category: Achieving Better Health Outcomes
Presentation title: Implementing a standardised Newborn Observation Chart/ Newborn Early Warning Score (NOC/NEWS)
Debbie MacGregor, Project Midwife & Angela Wilson, Acting General Manager and Charge Midwife Manager


Proactive – Third Place

Category: Improving Safety and Quality
Presentation title: Clinical Record Auditing
Renee Taipana, Quality Manager


Grace Hospital
Ingrid Fisher, Perioperative Services Manager & Claire Fuller, IPC & Health & Safety Nurse
Presentation title: Improving Health and Safety in the Perioperative Area
Category: Non-clinical


Wakefield Hospital
Kay Martin, Infection Prevention and Control Coordinator
Presentation title: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Donning & Doffing Education Project
Category: Improving Safety and Quality