A Southern NSW Local Health District program dubbed Keeping pregnant women safe and close to home has been awarded the 2021 NSW Health Patient Safety First Award for its "dedication and excellent care of patients". About the award
Providing world-class clinical care where patient safety comes first is a key priority for NSW Health. NSW Health has a shared vision that patient safety is everybody’s business. This award acknowledges a commitment to putting Patient Safety First every day.
Projects within this category will display Patient Safety First in:
leading quality improvement to ensure safer patient care
delivering innovative approaches to improving patient safety
engaging patients in approaches to improve patient safety
demonstrating leadership or role modelling behaviour that puts patient safety first.