Do you work in a multidisciplinary or collaborative team that has made an outstanding contribution to the treatment and management of people with diabetes?
Teamwork plays a critical and growing role in high-quality diabetes care.
This award recognises the value of outstanding multidisciplinary or collaborative team achievements and contributions that help better prevent, diagnose or treat diabetes and support self-care management to improve the experience and outcomes for children, young people and emerging adults with diabetes and/or their families/carers.
Digital and technology initiatives should be UK or Ireland based (even if they are used globally). Work must have been conducted during the 18-month period between July 2018 and December 2019.
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, 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.
QiC Diabetes 2019 Winner Diabetes Team of the Year – Adults
Personalised SMS Care Plan for Diabetes by West Green Surgery
"Winning the QiC Diabetes award has been extremely important for our surgery and the wider team. It has recognised the hard work that the staff have done, but also rewarded the innovative ideas that the team had come up with and had shown to be effective. We are very proud that the work we had done for our patients was recognised at the awards, and this has spurred the team on to be more competitive in providing care for the patients."
Dr Nazmul Akunjee, GP West Green Surgery
Winner 2019 Diabetes Collaboration Initiative of the Year - Adults
World Foods: First Visual Carb Awareness book for BAME Communities by NWL Diabetes Transformation Programme, Strategy and Transformation Team and Carbs and Cals
“To even be nominated was an unbelievable experience and then actually winning the QIC award was incredible. We have a number of people to thank for the support they offered in helping us to achieve the award including the Brent Diabetes team and the North West London Diabetes transformation programme who believed in our vision. This award has recognised the passion we all have and allowed our organisations to show how dedicated we all are to improving care for people living with diabetes by doing things differently and creating long-term change. Winning this award is so special because it is incredible to have your efforts recognised by experts in your field.”
Dr Joan St John a GP Clinical Lead NW London Diabetes Programme and Diabetes UK Clinical Champion and Salma Mehar – Consultant Dietitian NW London Diabetes Programme, co-authors of World Food Book