Health Education North Central and East London (HENCEL) is pleased to announce that applications for its 2015 Quality Awards are now open. These awards will enable HENCEL to acknowledge and celebrate the excellent work across North Central and East London to deliver excellence in multi-disciplinary education, training and workforce development.
The categories for the awards are:
- Service transformation through education – To recognise where education has supported a radical change in the provision of patient care and a dramatic improvement in patient outcomes.
- Innovation in healthcare education and training – To recognise where a new and innovative approach has been taken in the design and/or delivery of education with outstanding results. This could include (but is not limited to) the use of technology-enhanced simulation.
- Excellence in widening participation and wider workforce development – To recognise an initiative that has been successful in widening participation in healthcare careers and in education and training, or in developing parts of the workforce that have sometimes been excluded from continuing professional development.
- Collaboration and partnership in education – To recognise where education and training has brought people together to collaborate across organisational boundaries, resulting in improved partnership working and better and more coordinated care for patients.
- Promoting healthy living through education and training – To recognise education and training of or by the NHS workforce which has helped people to live healthier lives and manage their own wellbeing.
- Excellence in inter-professional education and training – To recognise an education project or initiative that has involved bringing together a wide range of different staff groups to learn together in the interest of better patient care.
- Patient and carer centered education – To recognise education and training that has been innovative in putting patients and/or carers at the centre of the programme, either in terms of design or delivery.
- Trainer of the year – To recognise an outstanding trainer that has gone the extra mile in delivering excellence in education (this could be from any profession or specialty – medical, dental, nursing etc).
- Student of the year – To recognise an undergraduate student who has achieved/done something outstanding over the previous year. This could be, for example, someone who has gone the extra mile to be involved in or support a healthcare related project (this could be from any profession or specialty – medical, dental and nursing etc).
- Trainee of the year – To recognise a post-graduate trainee who has achieved/done something outstanding over the previous year. This could be, for example, someone who has gone the extra mile to be involved in or support a healthcare related project (this could be from any profession or specialty).
- Apprentice of the year – To recognise an outstanding apprentice (either clinical or non-clinical) that has achieved excellence in their apprenticeship programme.
The closing date for all nominations is midday 25th September. Please download the official form at the bottom of this page for information on eligibility criteria and how to make a nomination. All nominations need to be completed on the official form and sent to email@example.com.