Premier's Primary Health Service of the Year

Winner
Merri Health
 
Highly commended
EACH 

Finalist
Dental Health Services Victoria

Premier's Small Health Service of the Year

Winner
Seymour Health

Finalist
Numurkah District Health Service

Finalist
Kyneton District Health

Premier's Medium Health Service of the Year

Winner
Echuca Regional Health

Finalist
Kyabram District Health Service

Finalist
Maryborough District Health Service

Premier's Large Health Service of the Year

Joint Winner
Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre

Joint Winner
Alfred Health

Finalist
The Royal Children's Hospital

Minister for Health's Award for improving children's health

Joint Winner
Monash Health
Escaping to fantasy land: using leading-edge technology to distract children during medical procedures 

Joint Winner
The Royal Children’s Hospital
The RCH National Child Health Poll: A voice for parents

Minister for Mental Health's Award for excellence in supporting the mental health and wellbeing of Victorians

Joint Winner
Melbourne Health
Critical Incident Response Team (CIRT) Information Sharing Project – Enhanced Critical Response Program

Joint Winner 
The Royal Children’s Hospital
The RCH Gender Service: Protecting and affirming gender identity

Finalist 
Alfred Hospital
An integrated psychiatry model of care in the Emergency & Trauma Centre improves care for patients with mental health

Finalist 
Alfred Hospital
The MET equivalent in psychiatry: the Psy-BOC team responds early to prevent deterioration 

Chief Health Officer’s Award for improving healthcare through clinical research

Winner 
Melbourne Health 
EXTEND-IA TNK: globally transforming stroke treatment 

Highly commended 
Alfred Hospital
Fresher red blood cell use in intensive care as a randomised controlled trial 

Finalist 
Austin Health 
Better antibiotic prescribing: an antibiotic allergy research program 

Secretary's Award for improving integration of care for patients with chronic and complex conditions

Winner
Monash Health 
A proactive system of care for patients with life limiting chronic conditions

Finalist
St Vincent’s Public Hospital, Melbourne
Integrated care: better outcomes for patients with feeding tubes

Finalist
Western Health
Western HealthLinks

Excellence in culturally diverse health

Winner
St Vincent’s Public Hospital, Melbourne
The development of the track and Trigger heart failure tool

Excellence in public sector aged care

Winner
Numurkah District Health 
Wellbeing garden and community cafe for aged care residents 

Finalist 
Alfred Health
Better at home: rehabilitation in your own environment

Finalist
East Grampians Health Service
Implementation of a Montessori Model of Care

Excellence in women's health

Winner
Uniting ReGen
Mother & Baby Residential Withdrawal Service

Highly commended
Mercy Health 
Obstetric Triage Decision Aid 

Finalist
Monash Health
When the below 100 project was born!

Finalist 
Alfred Health
From fertilisation to birth: HIV+ women giving birth to healthy bubs

Improving indigenous health

Winner
Eastern Health 
Improving access to recovery oriented Adult Mental Health Services for the Aboriginal community in the east

Highly commended
Peninsula Health
Growing very strong – Korin Korin Balit-Djak Balert Balert: cultural tours to improve the health and cultural safety of Aboriginal people

Finalist
Monash Health
Healthy Koori Kids

Finalist
Cancer Council Victoria
Engaging Aboriginal communities on cancer screening using humour 

Improving workforce wellbeing and safety

Winner
Western Health
Don't walk past: sustaining a positive workplace

Finalist
St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
Serious about safety

Finalist
Melbourne Health
The Royal Melbourne Hospital Emergency Department team take proactive approach to violence and aggression 

Finalist
Peninsula Health
Building a culture of safety to combat patient-initiated aggression and improve workforce health 

Safer Care Victoria award for excellence in quality and safety

Winner
Ambulance Victoria - VST
The Victorian Stroke Telemedicine 

Highly commended
Alfred Health 
Analgesic stewardship: an innovative approach to optimise use of, and reduce harm from, opioids and other analgesics 

Finalist
St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne  
DASH – Dynamic Allocation of Staff Hours

Finalist
Melbourne Health
“Think sepsis. Act fast”: implementation of a hospital-wide clinical pathway for management of sepsis 

Safer Care Victoria compassionate care award

Winner
Melbourne Health
“In harmony with our patients”: 20 years of music therapy at The Royal Melbourne Hospital 

Highly commended
Monash Health
Monash Care: introduction of Schwartz Rounds 

Finalist
Melbourne Health
Responsive Acute Palliative Intervention and Decision Assistance

Supporting healthy populations

Winner
South Grampians Glenelg PCP/Western District Health Service
Communities lead change to decrease childhood obesity 

Highly commended
Cardinia Shire Council
Planning for healthy neighbourhoods in Cardinia Shire

Finalist
Barwon Health
Removing sugary drinks: a step beyond Healthy Choices

Finalist
Alfred Health
The PrEPX Study

Supporting LGBTI health

Winner 
Mind Australia
Mind Equality Centre

Highly commended
The Royal Children’s Hospital
Single-session nurse-led assessment clinic

Finalist
Merri Health
Fostering a cohesive community

Finalist
Cobaw Community Health
Healthcare Under the Rainbow

Whole-of-hospital model for responding to family violence

Winner
Northern Health
Partnering with the North: Evaluating and building capacity for stronger families

Highly commended
Maryborough District Health Service
Addressing Family Violence through collaborative partnerships

Finalist
The Royal Women’s Hospital 
Family Violence Workplace Support Program

Excellence in community engagement

Winner
Gippsland Lakes Community Health
East: love where you live 

Highly commended
Melbourne Health
Partnering with consumers in Allied Health: Values-based recruitment

Finalist
St Vincent’s Hospital, Melbourne
A community specialist clinic: Taking the experts to the patients

Finalist
The Royal Children’s Hospital
Creating telehealth-enabled models of care in specialist clinics