Cancer Team of the Year

This award recognises outstanding team achievements and contributions that will help us better understand, prevent, diagnose or treat cancer and improve patient experience and outcomes.

Teamwork plays a critical and growing role in high-quality cancer care. This award will be given to an outstanding team that has made a significant contribution to patient care, treatment or cancer management.

It may be a multidisciplinary team, a group of healthcare professionals or a management team that has introduced significant advances in clinical practice, patient support (including links to social care), service quality or efficiency.

This award will be given to a team that demonstrates initiatives in the following areas:

  • Putting patients at the heart of decision-making
  • Preventing re-admissions
  • Ensuring the right care in the right place
  • Significant improvements in patients’ experiences
  • Access to services seven days a week.

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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