Advancing Healthcare Awards 2017 launched

ALLIED health professionals, healthcare scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles are being invited to enter the Advancing Healthcare Awards for 2017.

The awards, organised by Chamberlain Dunn and which are now in their 11th year, recognise and reward projects and professionals that lead innovative healthcare practice and which make a real difference to patients’ lives.

The closing date for entries is Friday 13 January 2017 and there are a variety of different categories, including two new awards, to enter. The new categories are the Guardian award for innovation in mental health services, which is aimed particularly at those working in the creative therapies, and the Health Education England/National Institute for Health Research award to find research champions among AHPs and healthcare scientists. The awards will be presented on Friday 31 March 2017 at a central London venue.

The 2017 award categories are:

Awards open to both AHPs and healthcare scientists

  • Welsh Government’s Prudently advancing practice award
  • NHS Employers award for outstanding achievement by an apprentice, support worker or technician working alongside an AHP or healthcare scientist
  • HSL Rising Star award
  • HEE and NIHR award for Research champions
  • The Chamberlain Dunn Learning award for Entrepreneurship.

Awards open to healthcare scientists only

  • The Academy for Healthcare Science award for Innovation
  • The Scottish Government’s award for Driving improvement, delivering results.

Awards open to AHPs only

  • Faculty of Public Health and Public Health England award for Contributions to public health
  • The Scottish Government’s award for Improving quality: measuring and demonstrating impact
  • The Macmillan award for leadership and innovation in cancer rehabilitation
  • The Northern Ireland award for Maximising resources for success
  • The Guardian award for innovation in mental health services.

To enter or for more details please click here.  

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Posted: Nov 3, 2016,
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