Do you work in a collaborative partnership that has measurably improved or changed the treatment and management of people with skin conditions and their families and/or carers?
This award will recognise outstanding measurable collaborative projects that demonstrate working with internal and external stakeholders to achieve a common goal, i.e. initiatives created and implemented by multi-organisational partnership. For example, work carried out by teams comprising NHS, charities, social care etc that significantly contribute to self-management, avoidance of complications and treatment of skin conditions.
Entries should demonstrate clear, specific goals with outcomes that have been evaluated using appropriate baseline and follow-up measures. There should be evidence of innovative collaboration, and detail of project planning, methods, safety considerations, effectiveness, timeliness, user feedback, cost efficiency and economic viability and evidence of potential/demonstrable sustainability and dissemination.
Entries to this category could include:
- Collaborative working between health, social care teams, charities and patient groups
- Clinical Nurse Specialist led home delivery of biologic therapies
- Service referral and key relationships
- Clinical collaboration
- Collaboration between primary and specialist care to identify dermatology issues early and avoid long-term complications
- Community collaboration initiatives
- Patient safety initiatives
- Non-traditional collaborations i.e. technology, IT and communications
- Clinical Commissioning Group partnerships i.e. prevention, safety initiatives
- Local authority/government partnerships
- Digital and technology initiatives: should be UK or Ireland based (even if they are used globally).