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 accepted for projects between March 2020 to July 2021 with 6 – 12 months results.

  • Entries are accepted for projects between March 2020 to July 2021 with 6 – 12 months results.
  • Please refer to either the category description or the online entry system (https://qicdiabetes.awardsplatform.com/) 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 carefully consider which category you choose, as there will be no category reallocation by the judges.
  • 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: T: 01372 414243 E:dtuesley@pmlive.com if you have a great initiative you'd like to share and disseminate.

Go to the online entry system: https://qicdiabetes.awardsplatform.com/ and start your entry/entries.

The entry deadline is midnight Monday 12 July 2021

The online entry system (https://qicdiabetes.awardsplatform.com/) will automatically generate an entry confirmation. If you do not receive this, please check your junk mail. If you are still unable to see the entry confirmation, please contact Debbie Tuesley dtuesley@pmlive.com.

Organisations may enter more than one category, but can only enter each project into a maximum of one category

Yes. The online entry system enables you to make changes right up until the entry deadline.

Yes, but please note that it will be treated as a new entry, as previous work will not be taken into account for this year’s assessment.

Simply go to the online entry system:https://qicdiabetes.awardsplatform.com/and start your entry.

For further details, you can also download the entry kit here and see all the categories online here

For further information/help with your submission, please contact:
Debbie Tuesley: T: 01372 414243 E:dtuesley@pmlive.com

  • The organisers reserve the right to publish information provided in your summary.
  • Case studies from finalists will be published on www.qualityincare.org 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 panel of judges is a multi-disciplinary panel of leading diabetes healthcare professionals, patient representatives, professional organisations and leading industry professionals.

The judging chairs are Simon O’Neill, Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, Diabetes UK, Dr Paru King, Consultant Physician, Derby Hospitals and Dr Marc Atkin Consultant Diabetes & Endocrinology, Royal United Hospital Bath NHS Trus

Shortlisted entries will be announced on www.qualityincare.org after judging day. Judging day will be held on Tuesday 7 September 2021.

The results are announced during the live stream awards on Thursday 14 October.

The winner will receive a trophy and certificate. All other finalists receive a certificate.

Following the Awards presentation, the finalists and winners will be announced on www.qualityincare.org. Case studies will be available to download and share.

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 and an image to support your entry in the results booklet or within other materials they produce to promote the Awards (e.g. press materials or on the website).

For further information/help with your submission, please contact:
Debbie Tuesley: T: 01372 414243 E:dtuesley@pmlive.com

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  • 2021 KEY DATES
  • Open for entry:
    Tuesday 20 April 2021
  • Extended Entry Deadline:
    Monday 12 July 2021
  • Judging day:
    Tuesday 7 September 2021
  • Awards ceremony:
    Thursday 14 October 2021