Max Health Innovation Grant 2024


    • Do you have a great idea for improving patient care?
    • Are you struggling to implement a new model of service due to lack of resources?
    • Got the initiative but need the support?
    • Would like complimentary registration to NZHPA Conference?
    • If the answer is yes, this grant could be for you!

Max Health, a small and innovative NZ based company, are proud to offer this $3000 prospective grant to support research and professional development in areas that align with the values of Max Health:

  • Innovation in pharmacy practice
  • Problem solving
  • Exceeding customer expectations

The grant can be used to support service improvement initiatives, research projects, national or international study tours, preceptorships, international and local travel to relevant conferences.

Submit your proposal and you could be one of the finalists invited to pitch your idea to a panel of judges via Teams in September 2024. The winner will receive complimentary registration to the 2024 NZHPA Conference in Dunedin (23 – 24 Nov) to present their winning idea.

Eligibility criteria

  • Applications must demonstrate innovation in pharmacy practice, problem solving or exceeding customer expectations.
  • Work can be current, prospective, or retrospective work (within the last 12 months) that you wish to develop further.
  • Applicants must be current ordinary members of NZHPA

Application Process

  1. Complete the online application form below by 5pm Friday 6 Sept 2024
  2. If you have any questions please contact Lisa, NZHPA Administrator:
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Grant Application Form - members only

Closing date for applications to be received is: 5pm Friday 6 Sept 2024

Important notes:

If successful, recipients of NZHPA grants will:

  1. Provide a written report that is suitable for publication in the NZHPA newsletter, plus a photo of themselves to the NZHPA Executive, within 90 days of completion of the activity associated with the award
  2. Consent to details of their grant being shared with other NZHPA members especially in relation to, but not limited to, requests to present at events, contribute to future resources and be available to be contacted by another member regarding the specific knowledge or skills gained.
  3. Grant money is paid out retrospectively, after attendance at your conference/course/event on submission of an Expense Claim form, within 90 days of the last day of the conference/event, along with receipts (‘Tax Invoices”) for the appropriate expenses and provision of the written report.

 The requirements of a grant may be modified by the Executive.

Guidance on preparing the Grant Report

  • Aim for around 500 words.
  • Include your name, a photo, your organisation and contact email.
  • Briefly outline the purpose of your grant application and details of the conference attended/sites visited etc
  • If applicable describe your involvement such as oral presentation, poster or workshop presented
  • Provide webpage links to the conference programme, handbook etc where available
  • Choose two to three sessions, themes or areas of practice that you feel stood out and would be most relevant or interesting to NZHPA members. Write about these in sufficient detail so members can learn something from your report.
  • Acknowledge NZHPA and the grant sponsor as appropriate