Award Recipient: Michelle Jeffrey
In her role as a palliative care specialist nurse at Coffs Harbour Health Campus, Michelle Jeffery has established strong working relationships throughout the hospital. She has fostered team work with multiple units across the health system and become a respected mentor to many colleagues.
Michelle is passionate about assisting patients and their carers to navigate the health system and continues to encourage practical innovations to ensure quality patient-centred care.
Nicholas has utilised the foundation of collaboration to establish his role of Mental Health Consumer Partnerships Coordinator. His ability to engage people and build partnerships has seen the successful establishment of the Mental Health Consumer Advisory Group, made up of consumers and carers who co-design the service design and delivery of Mental Health services.
Nicholas has been a collaborative leader of the development of a Mental Health Peer Workforce across the Local Health District.