Central and Eastern Sydney PHN Primary Health Awards

28 June 2022 

The annual CESPHN Primary Health Awards aims to recognise primary health professionals and organisations that have provided significant and exceptional service or an outstanding contribution to primary health care during the 2021-22 financial year.

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Award categories

Award categories are for excellence in:  

  1. Improving integration of care: This award is for individuals/organisations who have contributed to building stronger local partnerships, better communication between local providers and a better experience of care. 
  2. Improving practice in primary health care: This award is for individuals/organisations in primary health care that demonstrate improvements in service quality and patient experience.
  3. Service delivery that meets local needs: This award is for individuals/organisations whose work has addressed local gaps and needs to improve health equity through high quality service delivery.

Each category can cover achievements across a range of endeavours including the delivery of primary healthcare, commissioning, teaching and training, research or community work. 

Award guidelines

The criteria for each of the award categories is: 

  • The activity must have been undertaken in the 2021-22 financial year.
  • The activity must have focused on a community or communities within the CESPHN region
  • The individual/s involved must be of good character.
  • In regard to the activity, the following must be outlined in the application:
    • What was the problem/health need (that aligns with the relevant category) that the nominee tried to solve?
    • How did the nominee approach it?
    • What were the outcomes for the community or the practice?
  • Supporting evidence should be provided. This can be:
    • Measurable/demonstrated success outcomes  
    • Positive feedback or testimonials.

Nomination process

Click here to find the nomination form.

Anyone can make a nomination and you may self-nominate. Please note that CESPHN staff and directors cannot be nominated.


The winners will receive a a $2,000 grant towards furthering their work.


Nominations open1 July 2022
Award ceremony10 November 2022

Please contact communications@cesphn.com.au if you have any queries about the awards.