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Inaugural Launch of St. Vincent’s University Hospital Staff Recognition Awards: Recognising Excellence and Fostering Innovation

5th July 2023

SVUH HR team promoting the launch of St. Vincent’s University Hospital Staff Recognition AwardsSt. Vincent’s University Hospital is proud to announce the inaugural launch of its Staff Recognition Awards, a prestigious event that will celebrate the exceptional achievements of our dedicated staff members. The awards aim to recognise excellence and foster innovation within our hospital community, while acknowledging the remarkable contributions that drive our organisation’s success.

The Staff Recognition Awards ceremony will take place on the 6th of October 2023 at the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan. This special occasion will bring together our talented staff members, leaders, and stakeholders to honour those who consistently go above and beyond, inspiring excellence and driving positive change.

Professor Michael Keane, Interim CEO of St. Vincent’s University Hospital, shared his enthusiasm for the upcoming event, stating, “The Staff Recognition Awards highlight our commitment to acknowledging and celebrating the outstanding contributions of our staff members. This inaugural ceremony allows us to shine a well-deserved spotlight on those who consistently demonstrate excellence and innovation, enriching the lives of our patients and colleagues.”

The Staff Recognition Awards will feature eight categories, each designed to honour specific areas of expertise and achievement. The categories and their respective titles are as follows:

  1. Exceptional Patient Experience Award: Celebrating Extraordinary Care and Compassion
  2. Clinical Area Innovation Award: Celebrating Creativity and Impactful Change
  3. Non-Clinical Area Innovation Award: Celebrating Visionary Thinking and Impactful Change
  4. Unsung Hero Award: Celebrating Extraordinary Dedication and Going Above and Beyond
  5. Coaching, Mentoring, Research, Education, and Training Award: Celebrating Outstanding Mentoring and Training in the Hospital Setting
  6. Excellence in Leadership Award: Recognising Inspiring Leaders and Positive Change
  7. Best Team Award: Celebrating Commitment, Innovation, and Inspirational Leadership
  8. Quality Improvement Award: Celebrating Collaborative Efforts and Positive Impact

Nominations for the Staff Recognition Awards are now open*. We invite all staff members to visit to submit nominations for their deserving colleagues and to access further information about the awards.

Join us in recognising and celebrating the outstanding achievements of our staff members at St. Vincent’s University Hospital. Together, we can continue to inspire excellence, foster innovation, and provide exceptional care to our patients and community.

*Please note that the awards are an internal recognition programme and are not open to the public for voting.

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