Teamwork plays a critical and growing role in high-quality diabetes care.
This award recognises the value of outstanding multidisciplinary team achievements and contributions that help better prevent, diagnose or treat diabetes and support self-care management to improve the experience and outcomes for adults, children, young people and emerging adults with diabetes and/or their families/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, 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:
- Multidisciplinary teams
- Structured education teams
- Service referral teams
- Clinical commissioning groups
- GP practice initiatives
- NHS organisations
- Community teams
- In patient teams
- Specialist service teams
- Management team that has introduced significant advances in clinical practice, diabetes service user support (including links to social care), service quality or efficiency
- 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 2017 and December 2018 to be eligible