FAQ

QiC Diabetes is a multi-tiered programme of activity that ultimately aims to deliver improved patient outcomes through the shared goals of improving awareness, prevention and detection of diabetes, together with improved access to treatment.

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The programme is open to anyone working in the diabetes community; in a health service; for a patient group; in the voluntary sector; industry; in a consultancy; or people with diabetes. Entries are limited to the UK.

Except where indicated, programmes and initiatives should relate to the period January 2010 to December 2015. Please refer to category description for criteria details.

Please note that an initiative can be entered into one category only. However an entrant can submit multiple initiatives into the appropriate categories.

Please note that judges retain the right to reassign entries to an alternative category than the one into which it has been submitted, if appropriate.

Particular credit will be given to projects which demonstrate results having quality and/or efficiency benefits which could be replicated elsewhere, thereby having a greater impact than their initial focus.

Yes - however we are still interested in hearing about initiatives that benefit patients and may be able to feature them in blogs/newsletters. Please contact Debbie Tuesley on dtuesley@pmlive.com or +44 (0)1372 414253 if you have a great initiative you'd like to share and disseminate.

Download an entry form which has detailed instructions. For further information on how to enter please contact Debbie Tuesley dtuesley@pmlive.com or +44 (0)1372 414253.

The entry deadline is 17:00hrs, Friday May 27, 2016.

When you submit your initiative by email, you will receive a message confirming receipt of your entry. If you have not received a confirmation email within 48 hours of submitting your entry, please call or e-mail Debbie Tuesley on +44 (0)1372 414253 or dtuesley@pmlive.com.

Organisations may enter the same project into a maximum of one category and separate projects in multiple categories.

You can withdraw your entry at any time. Changes are not permitted to your entry after the submission deadline has passed.

Entries may be resubmitted only if there has been a significant new aspect to the programme and evidence of additional outcomes and results which are now available and were not at the time of submission.

Completed forms should be emailed to dtuesley@pmlive.com.

Supporting materials should either be emailed with the entry form or posted with a copy of the entry form to arrive by the closing date of Friday May 27 2016

Quality in Care Diabetes Programme,
c/o Debbie Tuesley, PMGroup,
Mansard House,
Church Road,
Little Bookham,
Surrey, KT23 3JG

For further information/help with your entry, please contact:

Debbie Tuesley, tel: +44 (0)1372 414253, or dtuesley@pmlive.com

The organisers reserve the right to publish information provided in your summary for subsequent publication.

Descriptions of submissions from finalists will be published on QiC Connect, a web-based resource providing practical advice and ideas on how providers can develop or improve service provision and patient outcomes.

Entrants may mark certain sensitive parts of their entry 'not for publication', provided such restrictions are not used unreasonably.

The QiC team is happy to help and guide you through the entry process. Call Debbie Tuesley on +44 (0)1372 414253, or email dtuesley@qualityincare.org.

We are delighted to welcome back Simon O'Neill, Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, Diabetes UK, as one of our chairs of judges.

Judging panel to be announced.

Please refer to the judging process for further information.

Shortlisted entries will be announced on www.qualityincare.org after judging day. Judging day will be held on Thursday July 21, 2016.

Finalists will be invited to the event recognising good practice where the results will be announced on Thursday September 10, 2015 at 30 Euston Square, London.

The top three entries in each category will all receive either a certificate or a trophy.

Following the Awards presentation, the finalists and winners will be announced here on www.qualityincare.org. Details of the commended initiatives will be featured on QiC Connect, an online knowledge hub packed full of examples of healthcare initiatives that have been successfully implemented by healthcare providers and others up and down the UK.

After judging day, we will endeavour to give feedback on every entry submitted. However, due to the historic volume of entries, this could be up to three weeks after judging day itself.

If your entry is shortlisted, the Programme organisers may wish to reproduce a summary of your entry, photographs and any other supporting materials in the winners’ booklet or within other materials they produce to promote the Awards (e.g. press materials or on the website). On each award application form, there is a section for you to confirm you are happy for your materials to be used in this way. The Programme organisers will not use any materials if you do not give express permission.


QiC Diabetes is partnered by:
Sanofi Diabetes
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