Dental Health Services Victoria (DHSV) is calling for nominations for the 2019 Public Oral Health Awards.
The annual Public Oral Health Awards celebrate the contribution and achievements of those in the public dental sector who have gone above and beyond to improve health outcomes in Victoria.
DHSV CEO Dr Deborah Cole said there are many teams, individuals and projects within the sector who deserve recognition for their hard work.
“It’s time to reward the tireless workers in the public dental sector who are passionate about improving the oral health of Victorians,” Dr Cole said.
Nominations can be made by members of the community and public dental staff.
The categories for the Awards are:
Star of Public Dentistry
The Star of Public Dentistry Award recognises staff in the Victorian public dental sector who have gone above and beyond their roles to improve oral health. Entries should demonstrate the nominee's excellence in improving the oral health outcomes of the Victorian community.
Oral Health Project of the Year
The Oral Health Project of the Year Award recognises public oral health projects that bring value to patient care and improve health outcomes.
Public Dental Clinic of the Year
The Public Dental Clinic of the Year Award recognises DHSV agencies and teams working to improve the health outcomes of Victorians. Entrants should demonstrate how they bring value to patient care and how they improve the experience of their patients and/or staff members.
Community Oral Health Champion
The Community Oral Health Champion Award recognises individuals for their contribution to the Victorian public oral health sector, through a volunteer capacity or in partnership with DHSV staff.
To nominate, visit www.dhsv.org.au/awards. Nominations for the Public Oral Health Awards close Friday 11 October 2019, 5pm.
Last updated: 2019-07-19