Awards Program

Great Comebacks® Awards Program Australia & New Zealand
Each year several people who have shared their stories and inspired others are eligible to receive the Great Comebacks® awards. Anyone who has overcome the challenges of living with serious intestinal diseases and ostomy surgery can share their story.

Friends, family members and healthcare professionals can also nominate someone for an award. These awards are presented to the recipients at an annual national event.

Closing date for the 2017 Great Comebacks® Australia & New Zealand Awards is 31st December 2017. Stories submitted after this date will be held for the 2019 awards.

Great Comebacks® Award – One recipient from Australia or New Zealand is recognised annually, culminating in a national ceremony the following year where the national recipient is honoured and named. To be considered for the Great Comebacks® Awards, please share your story using the online form.

Stomal Therapy Nurse Great Comebacks® Award – Recognising the important role that nurses play in helping patients come back after ostomy surgery, each year the program also honours a Stomal Therapy Nurse who has been instrumental in helping one of the recipients achieve their”Great Comeback.” To help us honour their contribution, please include details about your Stomal Therapy Nurse in your story submission.

If you have any questions about the awards, please contact us at connection.au@convatec.com

We hope that you will share your story with us!

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