Please note type 1 pathways should be entered into the type 1 specialist service category and emotional well-being into the Mind and Body Healthy Together category.
Have you or your community, secondary, GP multidisciplinary team (MDT) made significant positive changes to services with demonstrable results of improved quality and delivery of effective integrated services that are based in the community and/or in hospital?
“The diabetes pathway defines the core components of an optimal diabetes service for people with or at risk of developing Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes that delivers the better value in terms of outcomes and cost.”
This category recognises innovative patient care pathway initiatives based on patient needs and goals with demonstrable results of improved quality and delivery of effective integrated services that are based in the community and/or in hospital.
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 innovation, 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.
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2019 Highly Commended Patient Care Pathway - Adults
Winner 2019 Judges Special Award
Supporting Primary Care with Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Management by East and North Herts NHS Trust
“The recognition and high commendation from QiC of the DM renal project was important to help move forward discussions with commissioners to change care pathways and to start serious planning for multi morbid complex care . The quote from QiC of the transferability of the programme more widely should encourage other services to look at this area and consider a similar approach to managing diabetic kidney disease.”
Dr Peter Winocour, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrine Services
1 NHS RightCare Pathways: Diabetes June 2018