Patient Care Pathway, Secondary and Community

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Please note type 1 pathways should be entered into the type 1 specialist service category and emotional wellbeing into the Wellbeing category.

Have you or your community, secondary, GP multidisciplinary team (MDT) made significant positive changes to services with demonstrable results of improved quality and delivery of effective integrated services that are based in the community and/or in hospital?

This category recognises innovative patient care pathway initiatives in response to patient needs and goals with demonstrable results of improved quality and delivery of effective integrated services that are based in the community and/or in hospital.

2022 Essential Judging Criteria and Points: the judges will be focusing on the following areas when scoring your entry. Write your entry accordingly

Summary: provide background & brief overview of the initiative. 100 words max

NA

Innovation: 500 words max

1. Describe the identified need, challenge and context for the initiative

2. Demonstrate evidence of innovation: what did you do differently, describe how you adapted and changed with clear objectives and measurement tools to include safety considerations, provide clear emphasis that the project is different to other people’s initiatives

25

Equality, Diversity and Variation: 500 words max

Describe how you have identified and successfully addressed issues related to equality and diversity. How have your interventions led to a reduction in variation focusing on: access, need, appropriateness, and outcomes/experience

20

Results: 600 words max

Provide a minimum of six months of results and illustrate how you measured your success vs objectives along with:

1. Project effectiveness to illustrate demonstrable quality and efficiency improvement(s)

2. How the initiative brought about change to support improved outcomes and what was the impact for people with diabetes?

3. Cost efficiency and economic viability: indicate how your project was funded, evidence of, and maximising quality health outcomes and minimising NHS costs, getting better value from the NHS budget

25

User feedback: 500 words max

Evidence of support from a range of interested stakeholders, e.g. healthcare professionals and/ or service users. Please include statements. Describe how feedback was collected and bias was minimised. Provide examples of service user feedback and explain how this is used to drive further improvement

20

Dissemination and sustainability:  375 words max

Define the reach of the project i.e. was it done in your hospital or a wider influence and reach? Describe the beneficial elements in terms of improved patient experience that you will you take forward and develop further. How easy would it be for another service to directly implement this initiative?

15


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  • 2022 KEY DATES
  • Open for Entry:
    Monday 28 March 2022
  • Entry Deadline:
    Friday 1 July 2022
  • Judging Day:
    Tuesday 6 September 2022
  • Voting Deadline:
    Monday 12 September 2022
  • Awards Ceremony:
    Thursday 13 October 2022