The Annual AH+ Awards Dinner was held on Friday 16th November at The Auckland Airport Holiday Inn, and what a night it was! With approximately 200 guests in attendance the evening was a chance to mingle, unwind, laugh and collectively celebrate the success of the network and the individual award-winning practices.
Attendees which included VIP guests such as, Honourable Minister Jenny Salesa, Honourable Aupito William Sio, Matafanua Hilda Fa'asalele, Fepulia'i Margie Apa and guest speaker Pat Snedden, as well as Ministers and their wives from the Tongan and Samoan HVAZ Churches, representatives from regional DHBs and of course members of our practice network and providers. Guests were kept entertained by Master of Ceremonies Ma'a Brian Sagala and following dinner, enjoyed a beautiful Pasifika dance performance by 'Sei Aute Samoa' before the Awards presentation commenced.
They say a picture tells a thousand words so please, enjoy browsing the library of photos through the link below, which capture the evening beautifully. You can download any images you wish by clicking on the arrow in the bottom right-hand corner of the image:
A huge 'thank you' to all who attended and a warm congratulations to all who received awards on the night. The award winners are listed below, along with the names of the clinics that demonstrated outstanding performance for each area:
1. Achieving an average of 94% Smoking Brief Advice for each quarter in 2017-18:
Winner: Otahuhu Family Medical Centre
Special Mentions: Bishop Medical Centre, Sandhu Doctors, Howick Medical Practice, Southpoint Family Doctors, Queen Street Medical Centre, Hong Kong Surgery, Hall Avenue Medical Centre, Tongan Health Society - Langimalie Clinics
2. Achieving the 95% immunisation targets for children aged 8 months & 24 months for each quarter in 2017-18:
Winner: Queen Street Medical Centre
Special Mentions: Hong Kong Surgery, Howick Medical Centre, Victoria Park Medical Suites, and for the 24 mo