Patient-led Initiatives in the Treatment of Diabetes - Closed for entry

Have you and/or your family and carers created or developed an initiative that significantly improves the patient and/or family/carer experience and treatment over and above standard practice?

How did your initiative impact on your local NHS services for children, young people, emerging adults and adults with diabetes?

Entries will be judged in two groups, please tick relevant box on entry form

  • Initiatives led by children, young people and emerging adults and/or families and carers
  • Initiatives led by adults and/or families and carers

Entries should demonstrate clear goals that are specific and measurable with evidence of innovation, methods, effectiveness, timeliness, safety, savings, sustainability and replication (see entry guidelines and criteria for scoring process).

This award recognises patient and/or families/carers led initiatives to improve health outcomes and influence local NHS diabetes services.

Examples may include:

  • Specific initiatives for children, young people and emerging adults with diabetes and their families/carers.
  • Health literacy in self-management – bridging the gap between what HCPs know and what patients and families/carers understand
  • Nutritional education
  • Pharmacological services
  • Cultural community services
  • Foot and eye care services
  • Emotional and psychological services
  • Peer to peer support groups
  • In patient services
  • Women’s health and family services
  • Men’s health services
  • Services for the elderly and at risk groups
  • Cross disease services.

Judging criteria and scoring grid

Judging criteria

Criteria

Maximum score attainable

Comments

A

Summary

10

 

B

Innovation

30

 

C

Method

10

 

D

RESULTS

 

Total of 30 points divided between 5 quality improvement areas

 

1. Effectiveness

10

To include efficiency improvements

 

2. Timeliness

5

 
 

3. User feedback

5

 
 

4. Safety

5

 
 

5. Financial savings

5

 

E

Sustainability and spread

20

How do you plan to sustain your project?

Is your project reproducible elsewhere


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