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HESTA Nurse Practitioner of the Year   

The awardee will have demonstrated outstanding qualities in the areas of clinical work, mentoring and leadership



  • One year’s complimentary membership of the ACNP
  • Complimentary registration at the ACNP 2021 National Conference
  • Travel and accommodation expenses relating to attendance at the 2021 National Conference



  1. Be registered with NMBA as a Registered Nurse with NP endorsement and be working as a NP
  2. Excellence in clinical care and patient outcomes
  3. Evidence of mentoring and professional leadership to others in the clinical team, and within their professional networks
  4. Evidence of participation in research or quality improvement
  5. Other attributes contributing to the worthiness of the award being bestowed



  • 15 March Nominations open
  • 30 June Nominations close
  • Announcement of winners at next ACNP National Conference all announcements are to be held in confidence until this date.



Application from: 2020 NP of the Year Nomination Form

Please include up to two pages addressing the additional eligibility criteria.


2019 Recipient

Congratulations to Chris Helms.

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Recipient Chris Helms (right) with 2018 recipient Tash Jennings (left)