Best Practice Dissemination and Sustainability Award

Have you previously been recognised within Quality in Care Diabetes?

Have you consistently sustained the service commissioning for your initiative for a minimum of 2 years?

This award recognises people and teams who have been recognised within Quality in Care Diabetes.

They will have successfully disseminated and sustained their best practice for a minimum period of two years for the ultimate benefit of people with diabetes and/or their families and carers

If you have previously been recognised at the QiC award (winners, highly commended, commended, finalist) please complete entry form and attach your original award winning entry and supplementary materials for this initiative.

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, effectiveness, timeliness, safety considerations, economic viability and evidence of potential/demonstrable sustainability and dissemination.

Scoring criteria, judges will be looking for evidence of:

Section

Title

Section score

Guidance on content

Section 7

Main Outcomes

Max 40 points from 3 subsections

For this category the judges are particularly interested in the dissemination and sustainability aspects of your initiative. This is highlighted in the first section of the submission statement.

A

Summary

10

Background, brief overview of the initiative highlighting the key sustainability and dissemination aspects.

B

Evidence for sharing practice and dissemination

15

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

C

Sustainability

15

Detail of potential or secured commitment to the initiative including length of plan, resources, stakeholders, funding sources. For demonstrable sustainability describe integration, compatibility, barriers encountered, evaluation and milestones.

Section 8

Planning & Methods

Max 30 points from 3 subsections

This section provides further detail of how the initiative was developed. For previous entries content should focus on developments since the initiative was last entered into QiC diabetes.

A

Project Planning

10

Describe the identified need & opportunity for the initiative. Organisation, stakeholders, planned timeframes and milestones. Evidence of clear, specific goals and outcome measures including reasoning behind these. How did you involve service users?

B

Methods

10

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.

C

Safety Considerations

10

Describe risk assessment, clinical governance, ethics and any other safety considerations and how these were addressed

D

RESULTS

Max 30 points from 4 quality improvement areas

This section provides detail of results for the outcomes described in section 8A-8C above, along with user feedback, economic viability and potential or achieved impact

1

Effectiveness

10

Demonstrate effectiveness of project to illustrate efficiency improvement(s) how the initiative brought about change to support improved outcomes and what was the impact for people with diabetes?

2

Timeliness

5

Did you achieve your goals in desired/required time frame?

3

User feedback

5

Describe how feedback was collected and bias was minimised. Provide examples of service user feedback and explain how this is used...

4

Cost efficiency and economic viability

10

Maximising quality health outcomes and minimising NHS costs, getting better value from the NHS budget


  • KEY DATES
  • Launch at Diabetes UK Professional Conference 2018:
    14 March
  • Judging day: 19 July
  • Awards ceremony: 18 October
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