Congratulations SWAP-IT team! Winners HNE Excellence Awards 2022

Last night the SWAP-IT team, led by NCOIS’ Dr Rachel Sutherland were acknowledged with top honours in the Health Research & Innovation category of the Hunter New England Local Health District Excellence Awards.

These awards recognise the importance of collaboration between researchers, policy makers, service users, health managers and clinicians to translate research into practice.

Congratulations to the SWAP-IT team!!

SWAP-IT is a mobile health program that supports healthy food choices in primary schools. SWAP-IT is currently being scaled up to reach 13 local health districts across NSW, and 1500 schools nationally. Read more about the SWAP-IT team’s work below.

Congratulations also goes to the PACE team, lead by NCOIS’ Dr Nicole Nathan, who were finalists in the Keeping People Healthy category of the awards. Read more about the PACE program.



Access the  SWAP-IT website