Deadline for diabetes award nomination looms

By Editor
6th September 2017
Good practice

The deadline to nominate a ‘diabetes hero’ for a major award is looming, organisers have said.

The Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes 2017 People’s Award entry deadline closes on Friday, September 15.

It is supported by Diabetes UK and recognises someone who has supported or cared for people with diabetes in the last year and is not a healthcare professional.

The nominee’s information will be posted online for the public vote within a specific time frame. The top five nominations will then be reviewed by an independent judging panel who will make the final decision on who receives the award.

The judges will be looking for nominations of outstanding individuals whose care and support stands out from their peers and has made a real difference to people with diabetes.

The categories for the other QiC Diabetes awards have now closed.

Now in its seventh year, Quality in Care Diabetes helps to identify innovations and innovators, recognise their achievements and disseminate their innovative practice more widely across the NHS, charities and industry for the ultimate benefit of people with diabetes and/or their families and carers.

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 diabetes.

Quality in Care Diabetes is partnered by Sanofi Diabetes and supported by the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ABCD), Diabetes UKDiabetes Research & Wellness Foundation, the Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse (DISN) UK Group, National Children & Young People’s Diabetes Network,  Primary Care Diabetes Society (PCDS), TREND-UKUnited Kingdom Clinical Pharmacy Association (UKCPA) and Young Diabetologists and Endocrinologists

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