FAQ

Quality in Care (QiC) Oncology recognises, rewards and shares good practice in cancer prevention, diagnosis & testing, treatment pathways and patient support throughout the UK.

The programme has the endorsement, support and active participation of a number of key stakeholders.

Gaining QiC recognition means an initiative has been highlighted by the NHS, patients and industry as improving patient outcomes and standards of care in oncology

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Healthcare and allied healthcare professionals, patient associations and charities, public health bodies and healthcare companies.

Your good practice initiatives from 2012 onwards can be entered.
Previous entries can be entered again with updated results.
Please refer to category description for criteria details.

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.

Yes – however we are still interested in hearing about initiatives that benefit patients and may be able to feature them in blogs/newsletters.

If you have a great initiative you'd like to share and disseminate please contact:

Debbie Tuesley
dtuesley@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414253

Siobhan Thwaites
sthwaites@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414247

Download an entry form which has detailed instructions.
Closed for entry 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 contact:

Debbie Tuesley
dtuesley@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414253

Siobhan Thwaites
sthwaites@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414247

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

You can withdraw your entry at any time. Changes are not permitted to your entry after the submission deadline has passed.
Previous entries can be entered again with updated results.
Completed forms should be emailed to entry@qualityincare.org
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 Quality in Care Oncology 2016 team is happy to help and guide you through the entry process.

Debbie Tuesley
dtuesley@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414253

Siobhan Thwaites
sthwaites@qualityincare.org
+44 (0)1372 414247

The Chair of Judges is Dr David Dunlop, Chair of Judges, Clinical Directorate, Regional Services Directorate, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde. Vice chair Dr Jesme Fox, Medical Director Roy Castle Lung Cancer Foundation.
Visit Meet the Judges for more information.
Please refer to the judging criteria detailed under the category you wish to enter.
Shortlisted entries will be announced on www.qualityincare.org after judging day.
Finalists will be invited to the Awards ceremony where the winners will announced.
The top three entries in each category will all receive either a certificate or a trophy.
Due to the historic volume of entries, the QiC Oncology judges are unable to offer individual comments to entrants.
If your entry is shortlisted, the Programme organisers may like 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 Oncology 2016 partner:
Bristol-Myers Squibb
Supported by: