Photo: Diabetes Education Program Winners of the Year – Medical Professional Category: DEVICE Project Team and Oxford Medical Simulation
This year, the annual Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes Awards were held on October 13th at Sanofi headquarters in Reading.
Now in its 12th year, the in-person awards celebrated the brightest and brightest in the healthcare industry. Entries were submitted from across the UK, acknowledging outstanding and innovative contributions to the field of diabetes and demonstrating creativity and compassion in excellence in medicine and care.
The award honors initiatives aimed at improving the quality of life for people with diabetes, and submissions were judged by NHS staff, patients and industry leaders.
Created by the QiC Diabetes Team and its program partner Sanofi, the award was awarded to Dr. Mark Porter, NHS GP and Times columnist.
Mark highlighted the sacrifices healthcare workers have made over the past two years and the great work they are doing, and thanked everyone who took the time and effort to submit their entries. .
Sanofi General Manager, Jessamy Baird (General Manager, General Medicine, UK & Ireland and Head of Country) thanked all participants and said it was a rigorous event to be shortlisted as a QiC Diabetes finalist. Considering the strict judging process and high entry standards, he said it was a great achievement.
Presenting the first awards of the evening, Simon O’Neill, Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison for Diabetes UK and Chair of the QiC Diabetes Review Board, said:you managed [how] Think of new ways to do things. “
Later he added: It was really hard to judge some of the awards. “
Category 1 of the Diabetes Education Program – Healthcare Professionals won the entry “DEVICE” (Diabetes Emergencies: Virtual Interactive Clinical Education) project, co-produced by the DEVICE project team and Oxford Medical Simulation. Errors due to implementation of virtual reality (VR)”.
“DEVICE” won the Special Jury Prize and the panel commented: It is designed from the ground up to include a blended learning approach while putting patient care at the center. It arouses. “
Patient Care Pathways, Secondary and Community Award winners are the Sustainability and Transformation Project (STP) of North East London (NEL), Barts Health NHS Trust, Homerton University Hospital, Clinical Effects Group and its North East London Type 1 Diabetes Transformation (NATALIE) Project.
This entry highlights “patient-centricity alongside the data-driven and evidence-based approach adopted by creators” and “use of multiple initiatives with excellent steering of continued quality improvement during COVID-19.” impressed the judges. Pandemic”.
during the event, Twitter was filled with congratulatory messages from the finalists, along with former QiC 2021 Diabetes Educator of the Year award winner Dr. Rebecca Thomas, tweeted: It was a lovely evening meeting the big Wales representatives @QiCProgramme & @BetsiCadwaladr & @CV_UHB A lovely evening meeting the Diabetes team @SwanseaMedicine @[email protected]
The evening’s final award, The People’s Award, went to 13-year-old Lochlan Murdoch for his tireless work in raising awareness and understanding of type 1 diabetes in Scotland through the charity Lochlan’s Legacy T1D-SCIO. I was.
The QiC diabetes team would like to thank program partner Sanofi for their support and congratulate all the winners and participants.
For the full list of winners, visit See the QiC Diabetes 2022 results.