Cancer Charity Initiative of the Year

This award will recognise innovative projects undertaken by not-for-profit organisations, for example a compassionate activity to improve the well-being or quality of life of patients with cancer, or an initiative that has made a significant contribution to the fight against cancer.

Entrants are asked to state the number of employees, including volunteers, as well as the level of impact relative to their size. Judges will then allocate the entry into small or large cancer charity initiative.

Judging criteria:

Objectives Are the objectives clearly explained and appropriate to the initiative? 0-5 points
Planning & implementation How effective were the methods used to deliver the initiative? How well were they implemented?0-10 points
Impact & results How successful was the initiative? How well did it meet its objectives?  0-10 points
Patient experience How patient experience was measured and how well was the initiative received by patients?0-20 points
Audit & evaluation  Was the initiative subject to formal evaluation and were the measures of success appropriate? What evidence-based data exists to support the success of the programme?0-20 points
Future benefits What impact does the project potentially have in the future? 0-10 points
Sustainability How sustainable was the initiative? What level of impact has the project had (relative to available budget/resources) within its intended environment? 0-15 points
Replication How easily could the initiative be adapted to other health authorities? 0-10 points
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