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16 Aug 2018 - 16 Aug 2018

NATIONAL MEDICAL EXCELLENCE AWARDS

The National Medical Excellence Awards is a national-level award to recognise outstanding clinicians and healthcare professionals who made outstanding contributions in the advancement of healthcare, improvement in standards of patient safety and quality of care, which ultimately improve people’s lives.  First awarded  in 2008, there are currently six categories of awards:

  • National Outstanding Clinician Award
    This award recognises individuals with at least 15 years of service in public of private healthcare establishments, with exceptional contributions to clinical work that advances the safety and quality of patient care, and in addition has supported and facilitated research.  The recipients have also successfully introduced novel or effective treatment methods resulting in high standard of quality healthcare delivery and are recognized by their peers as being master clinicians.
  • National Outstanding Clinician Scientist Award
    This award recognizes individuals with at least 15 years of service in public or private healthcare establishments with outstanding contributions to clinical and translational research work relating to their field of specialty.  The research work has resulted in novel understanding of diseases with potential positive outcome on healthcare delivery.
  • National Outstanding Clinician Mentor Award
    This award recognizes individuals with at least 15 years of service in healthcare industry and health-related work and has contributed substantially in the training of young clinicians and clinician scientists via mentorship or by virtue of academic positions.  The recipient is still an active role model to younger clinicians and clinician scientists.
  • National Outstanding Clinician Educator Award
    This award recognises individuals who have contributed substantially to the training of clinicians or clinician scientists.
  • National Outstanding Clinical Quality Champion Award
    This award recognises medical clinicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals in the public and private healthcare sectors who have contributed significantly to clinical quality improvement and patient safety and have inspired others likewise.
  • National Clinical Excellence Team Award
    This award recognizes teams or organizations that have undertaken a clinical quality/practice improvement project that has contributed significantly to bridging the gap between knowledge and practice with a strong research element in knowledge translation process, resulting in improved standard of care, health outcomes, high efficiency and/or more effective patient-centred services.  The teams also demonstrated their achievements through successful population of novel care delivery services beyond their own units, wards or departments.

The highlight of the NMEA is the dinner and award ceremony, where the clinical leadership and community gather to celebrate the winners.  MOH partners with a healthcare cluster each year to organise the evening gala. 

 

Information on the 2018 winners and the event is available here.
Information on the 2017 winners and the event is available here.
Information on the 2016 winners and the event is available here.
Information on the 2015 winners and the event is available here.
Information on the 2014 winners and the event is available here.


Last updated: 15 Aug 2018