Nominate an outstanding care provider or volunteer for a Human Touch Award

The Human Touch Award recognizes exemplary and compassionate patient care by people who work or volunteer in the cancer care system
January 15, 2019

Nominations are now being accepted for the Human Touch Awards 2019

Nominations for the Human Touch Awards 2019 are now open!

CCO, through Cancer Care Ontario and the Ontario Renal Network, is proud to recognize exemplary and compassionate patient care by people who work or volunteer in the cancer and kidney care systems to improve the care and experience of patients in Ontario.

Do you know of someone who works or volunteers in the cancer care system who deserves recognition for their exemplary patient care? Since 2007, the Human Touch Awards have been made possible as a result of those in the healthcare community who participate by nominating their outstanding colleagues for this achievement. If you work or volunteer with someone who meets this award criteria, nominate them for a Human Touch Award today!

The nomination deadline is March 12, 2019. To complete a nomination and learn more, please visit https://www.ccohealth.ca/en/get-involved/awards/hta-nomination 

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Who can be nominated for a Human Touch Award?

Nominees can include part-time or full-time individuals who work or volunteer in the cancer and kidney care systems whose work has substantial impact on patients with cancer or chronic kidney disease and their care. Nominees can work at a regional cancer centre, regional kidney program or within the broader healthcare system – including home care, palliative care, public health, community hospital and primary care. For example, nominees can be volunteers, physicians, nurses, regulated health professionals, patient educators, administrative staff and support staff.

Who can submit a nomination?

Nominations can be submitted by anyone, including: patients, patients’ families, peers, Regional Vice-Presidents, Regional Directors, supervisors, managers and colleagues.

Who should I contact if I have questions about the nomination process?

If you have questions about the nomination process or have technical difficulties with the nomination form, please contact CCO at communications@cancercare.on.ca

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