The 2017 winners have been announced

Congratulations to all our winners and finalists

Thank you to all our sponsors for their continued support

 

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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