The David Oliver Beacon Award is open for 2019 submissions.
This year’s theme is:
Acknowledging an individual or team making a difference on the journey of people or families living with motor neurone disease.
Dr David Oliver, internationally acclaimed physician who has dedicated much of his life to enhancing the quality of life of people with MND through his practice, his writing and his teaching, generously agreed to his name to be associated with this award.
You may have a neurologist who has been supportive and caring when making your diagnosis, offering you helpful information or a referral. Perhaps your GP, nurse or local health care team is taking some extra time or interest in helping you and/or your family along the way? Or the Hospice team has gone the extra mile to make sure you and your family are well supported and cared for and this has made all the difference.
It could be an innovation within the science or health care community which is making a real difference for people with MND. Maybe you want to nominate your team or have someone nominate you for all the positive work you are doing for people living with MND – we encourage you to do so.
If someone comes to mind, then don’t be shy, nominate them. You can renominate each year. Submissions close on June 21, 2019.
Nomination guidelines, evaluation criteria and further information about this award is on our website.
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