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Winners of the 2016 Irish Healthcare Awards

 

Best Education Project 

Winner: Irish Defence Forces, UCD Centre for Emergency Medical Science, Dept of Foreign Affairs and Trade – Irish Embassy to Sierra Leone, & the British High Commission, Freetown
Freetown Cardiac First Responder Scheme – Sierra Leone’



Best Public Health Initiative

Winner: HSE National Forensic Mental Health Service & the Irish Prison Service
‘Beyond the Walls: An evaluation of Ireland’s first prison Pre-Release Planning Programme (PREP) for mentally ill prisoners’ 



Best Use of Information Technology



Winner: National Doctors Training & Planning, HSE
‘National Employment Record (NER)’



Excellence in Healthcare Management



Winner: eHealth Ireland
‘Individual Health Identifier’

 

 

Nursing Project of the Year


Winner: Renal Services Dept., St James’s Hospital
‘Mi Kidney smartphone App’

 


 

Best Patient Education Project — Non-Pharmaceutical

Winner: Cancer Trials Ireland
‘Empowering people with cancer to Just Ask!’

 
 

Patient Organisation Project of the Year

Winner: Move4Parkinson’s Foundation Ltd
‘Empowering Change’
 

 

 

Best Sustainable Healthcare Project


Winner: University Hospital Galway, Mayo University Hospital Castlebar and Letterkenny General Hospital on behalf of the Saolta Healthcare Group
‘Pre-pregnancy care for women with diabetes’
 
 
 

Research Paper of the Year
 

Winner: St James’s Hospital
‘The mechanism of the genetic susceptibility to TB’
 
 
 

Best Patient Lifestyle Education Project

Winner: Bariatric Medicine Service, Galway University Hospitals & Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation
‘The Croí CLANN (Change your Lifestyle with Activity and Nutrition) structured lifestyle modification programme for severely obese adults’  
 

 

Best Educational Meeting

Winner: dotMD & GoWest Ltd
‘dotMD – A Festival of Medical Curiosity’  

 
 

Outpatient Initiative of the Year

Winner: Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
‘Tackling national outpatient waiting-list delays in Paediatric Cardiology’
 

 

Best Patient Education Project — Pharmaceutical

Winner: Roche Ireland, the Asthma Society of Ireland, COPD Support Ireland, the ILFA, & Edelman
‘Love Your Lungs’  

 
 

Best Hospital Project

Winner: Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin
‘The implementation of a national drug library of paediatric standardised concentration infusions as a medication error reduction strategy for critically ill children in Ireland’

 
 

Best Pharmaceutical Social Commitment Project

Winner: Roche Ireland, with the Marie Keating Foundation supported by Edelman
‘Out the Other Side – Stories of Breast Cancer Survival’  

 
 

Student Project of the Year

Winner: Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac Foundation
‘The Galway Taxi Driver Study’  

 
 

Lifetime Achievement Award

Winner: Dr Cillian Twomey  

 

An Duais Mhór

Winner: University Hospital Galway, Mayo University Hospital Castlebar and Letterkenny General Hospital on behalf of the Saolta Healthcare Group
‘Pre-pregnancy care for women with diabetes’  

 

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