Do you work in a team that has made an outstanding contribution to the treatment and management of people with skin conditions?
Teamwork plays a critical and growing role in high-quality care for skin conditions.
This award recognises the value of outstanding innovative team achievements that can be multidisciplinary or collaborative team working and which have measurably improved care for people with skin conditions and their families and/or carers.
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 teamwork, along with details of project planning, methods, safety considerations, effectiveness, user feedback, cost efficiency and economic viability, as well as evidence of potential/demonstrable sustainability and dissemination.
Entries could include:
- Multidisciplinary teams
Primary and secondary care collaborative working to identify dermatology issues early and avoid long term complications
- Non-traditional collaborations, e.g. technology, IT and communications
- Digital and technology initiatives: should be UK or Ireland based (even if they are used globally)
- Skin cancer teams
- Teams that are developing innovative and creative ways of improving the services they deliver
- Service referral teams
- Clinical commissioning groups
- GP practice initiatives
- NHS organisations
- Community teams
- Inpatient teams
- Specialist service teams
- Management teams that have introduced significant advances in clinical practice, dermatology service user support (including links to social care), service quality or efficiency.