Do you work in a type 1 specialist service team?
Have you or your team made significant positive changes to a type 1 specialist service?
This category recognises initiatives that deliver specialist support for children, young people and emerging adults, and adults with type 1 diabetes, and have demonstrated a positive impact on the diagnosis and management of type 1 diabetes and associated secondary complications.
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.
Highly Commended 2019 Type 1 Specialist Service – Children, Young People and Emerging Adults
Young Adult Type 1 Diabetes Engagement and Enhanced Support Service by East and North Herts NHS Trust
“The QiC accolade of the award for our service managing disengaged young adults is an important independent recognition of the value of the project. This is now being considered for longer-term funding and can serve as an example of new models of care for Type 1 diabetes.”
Dr Peter Winocour, Consultant Physician and Clinical Director for Diabetes and Endocrine Services