Prevention, Remission and Early Diagnosis

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Do you work in prevention and/or early diagnosis of diabetes?

This category recognises the impact of preventative initiatives to help people and their families and/or carers to live healthier lives and reduce the risk of developing diabetes, and of early diagnosis, and diabetes management including initiatives that result in diabetes remission. Entries may be submitted by NHS organisations, charities, national bodies, CCGs, local authorities, schools, pharmacies and private/consumer brand initiatives operating at a local, regional or national level.

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.

Winner 2019 Prevention and Early Diagnosis

Changing Health’s innovative intervention programme to prevent Type 2 diabetes by Changing Health

"Winning the Quality in Care Award for Diabetes Prevention was a real boost for the whole Changing Health team.  After spending 2 years developing our behaviour change programme for Type 2 diabetes prevention from the ground up, seeing that work recognised in one of healthcare’s most prestigious awards is hugely rewarding"

Mark Williams, Communications Manager, Changing Health

Judging Criteria and points: The judges will be focusing on the following areas when scoring your entry. Write your entry accordingly

Summary: provide background & brief overview of the initiative

5

Innovation: demonstrate evidence of innovation: what is new and different about your initiative e.g. novel approaches, creative solutions to longstanding problems, bridging gaps in care etc.

20

Project planning: describe the identified need for the initiative. Organisation, stakeholders, planned time frames and milestones. Evidence of clear, specific goals and outcome measures including reasoning behind these. How did you involve service users?

5

Methods: putting plans into action. What did you do? Describe how the initiative was implemented, and outline the procedures and tools you used to measure outcomes.

10

Safety considerations: risk assessment, clinical governance, ethics and any other safety considerations and how these were successfully addressed.

5

Effectiveness: demonstrate project effectiveness to illustrate demonstrable quality and efficiency improvement(s), how the initiative brought about change to support improved outcomes and what was the impact for people with diabetes?

15

Timeliness: did you achieve your goals in delivered/required time frame?

5

User feedback: evidence of support from a range of interested stakeholders, e.g. healthcare professionals and/or service users. Please include statements. Describe how feedback was collected and bias was minimised. Provide examples of service user feedback and explain how this is used.

15

Cost efficiency and economic viability: evidence of, and maximising quality health outcomes and minimising NHS costs, getting better value from the NHS budget.

10

Sustainability and evidence for sharing practice and dissemination:

(1)Detail of potential or secured commitment to the initiative including length of plan, resources, stakeholders, funding sources
(2) For demonstrable sustainability describe integration, compatibility, barriers encountered, evaluation and milestone.
(3)For achieved spread of initiative to wider geographical areas or other healthcare setting.Include details of strategy, communication of outcomes, key messages, objectives and evaluation undertaken.

10

Remember: entries without results will not be judged

Don’t forget: provide a copy of any previous submission(s) for this work


Quality In Care Diabetes

  • 2020 KEY DATES
  • Open for entry: Wednesday 18 March 2020
  • Entry deadline: Monday 20 July 2020
  • Judging day: Thursday 10 September 2020
  • Awards ceremony: Thursday 15 October 2020
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