Welcome to the Quality in Care (QiC) Dermatology Awards in association with Dermatology in practice 2021.

We are delighted that you are sharing your innovative practice by entering QiC Dermatology with an opportunity to win one of the prestigious awards.

Quality in Care Dermatology - Dr Neill Hepburn

Quality in Care Dermatology - Rebecca Penzer-Hick

About QiC Dermatology

QiC Dermatology in association with Dermatology in practice is exclusively partnered by Sanofi Genzyme and supported by the British Dermatological Nursing Groupthe British Skin Foundation, the Primary Care Dermatology Society, Psychodermatology UK and the Scottish Dermatological Nursing Society

A brand new awards programme that recognises, rewards and shares good practice in dermatology for people with skin conditions and/or their families.

There are five entry categories to choose from, along with one nomination category.

There is no entry fee

A Quality in Care award means an initiative has been recognised by the NHS, patients and industry as improving the quality of life for people living with skin conditions.

Quality in Care is a PMGroup initiative delivering trusted publications, events and initiatives in the healthcare sector for over 25 years.

Who can enter?

Entries are invited from anyone working in the dermatology arena throughout the UK and Ireland. Whatever the area of patient care, if your initiative or programme relates to dermatology in any way, you should enter it. Judges are keen to review a wide spectrum of entries and recognise the innovative practice that we know is out there.

Entries are accepted for initiatives for the last fi ve years (Jan 2016 – December 2020) except for the following entry category: Dermatology Digital and Technology Solutions for the Treatment of Skin Conditions during the COVID-19 Pandemic, where entries are accepted for initatives from January 2020 - March 2021.

Help in preparing your entry

You will find all you need to enter this year’s programme including full category descriptions, judging criteria and points, in this entry kit.  When preparing your entry please make use of the entry tips and checklist at the end of this document.

Download an entry form for your chosen category.

If you would like a member of the QiC Dermatology awards team to discuss the entry process with you and/or your team please call or email:

Debbie Tuesley: T: 01372 414243 E: dtuesley@pmlive.com

The awards ceremony will take place at Sanofi ’s Reading headquarters on Thursday 9 September 2021, dependent upon Government advice on social distancing and allowable size of gatherings.

Thank you for sharing your work by entering QiC Dermatology and we wish you every success.

"The British Dermatological Nursing Group is delighted to support the first Dermatology Quality in Care Awards. These awards recognise and showcase the fantastic care that healthcare professionals are delivering around the UK and Ireland."

Susan Maguire, Operations Manager, British Dermatological Nursing Group

"The British Skin Foundation is pleased to support the first ever Quality in Care Awards to celebrate good practice in patient care within dermatology. We believe that it’s important to reward innovative ideas and help inspire others to improve standards of care in the UK."

Lisa Bickerstaffe, Communications Manager, The British Skin Foundation

"The Primary Care Dermatology Society is delighted to support this first Quality in Care Awards in Dermatology. It is important to encourage and support all involved in delivering excellent care for patients with dermatological conditions.”

Siobhan Wastie, Commercial Director, Primary Care Dermatology Society

"We are delighted to support QiC Dermatology 2021 in association with Dermatology in practice.
We believe QiC provides an excellent opportunity for psychodermatology and other dermatology teams to be recognised and rewarded for their innovative work to improve the quality of care for people with skin conditions, with the opportunity to share their work with the wider dermatology community.”

Dr Richard Jerrom MRCP(Derm) Consultant Dermatologist, Post CCT Mohs Surgical Fellow, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

“We are delighted to see the development of QiC Dermatology in association with Dermatology in practice as the latest strand in the QiC Awards. Having been closely involved since the inception of the QiC Diabetes awards in 2010, we know that these awards not only recognise the hard work of people working in healthcare but also help disseminate great ideas and best practice to drive change for people living with diabetes. We hope that QiC Dermatology will have a similar impact for people living with skin conditions.”

Simon O’Neill, Director of Health Intelligence and Professional Liaison, Diabetes UK and Chair of Judges QiC Diabetes

Any questions?
Contact Debbie Tuesley on dtuesley@pmlive.com or +44 (0)1372 414 243

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  • 2021 KEY DATES
  • Open for entry: 16 November 2020
  • Extended Nomination Deadline: Monday 3 May 2021
  • Judging day: 27 May 2021
  • Awards ceremony: 09 September 2021