Awards

Silver Fern Award for Excellence in Health Service Management

The objectives of the NZIHM Silver Fern Award are twofold:

1.  To promote and motivate the pursuance of excellence in the management of health services in New Zealand

2.  To recognise outstanding effort and achievements in the management of health services in New Zealand

 

Past Silver Fern Award Holders:

2016 - Nicola North

2015 - Trisha Dunn


Nominees for the Award must:

•  Be a current member of the NZIHM/Australasian College of Health Service Managers (ACHSM)

•  Have been a long standing supporter of NZIHM/ACHSM and its objectives

•  Show leadership and achievement in the areas of:

  • Patient care, either at their own hospital or health services organisation, or in the health services field.
  • Professional development for better health services management in their organisation or in the health services industry.
  • Management and organisational development, either in their own health service organisation or in the health services industry.
  • Health services activities, i.e.: initiated and participated in activities to improve health service delivery in their own organisation or in the health services industry.
  • Management and organisational development either in their own health service organisation or in the health services industry.
  • Health services activities, i.e.: initiated and participated in activities to improve health service delivery in their own organisation or in the health services industry.

Selection

Individuals may not nominate themselves. Rather, nominees must be nominated by at least three Fellows/Associate Fellows of the College.


Judging

A panel comprising the NZIHM National President, the Vice-President, the Treasurer,  and a representative from ACHSM Federal Council will review nominations.


Presentation

The award will be presented, together with a citation, at the NZIHM Annual General Meeting or at the Joint Australasian College of Health Service Management (ACHSM) and the Australian Council on Healthcare Standards (ACHS) 2017 Asia-Pacific Annual Congress on Tuesday 26th September 2017 in Sydney.

 

Nominations

Nominations for the 2017 Silver Fern Award close at 5pm on June 1st.

Please complete this form and email it to admin@nzihm.org.nz 

or post it to: 

Jayanthi Mohanakrishnan
NZIHM
Room 18, Level 4, Building 13
Greenlane Clinical Centre,
Greenlane (West)
Auckland 1051