Diabetes Professional of the Year award deadline extended

By Editor
27th August 2020

The deadline to nominate colleagues for the Outstanding Educator in Diabetes, Diabetes Professional of the Year and The People’s Award have been extended.

Submissions have been extended by 10 days, bring the closing date of the annual Quality in Care (QiC) Diabetes to Monday, August 31.

After which the nominee’s information will be posted online for the public vote within a specific time frame.

The top five nominations from the public vote will then be reviewed by an independent judging panel made up of senior judges and chairs who will make the final decision on who receives the award. People cannot self-nominate.

Gaining QiC recognition means an initiative has been highlighted by the NHS, patients and industry as improving the quality of life for people living with diabetes.

This year sees the brand new category Prevention, Remission and Early Diagnosis which recognises the impact of preventative initiatives to help people and their families and/or carers to live healthier lives and reduce the risk of developing diabetes, and of early diagnosis, and diabetes management including initiatives that result in diabetes remission.

Another new addition will also see the Diabetes Team of the Year award now open to collaborative teamwork programmes.

Now in its tenth year QiC Diabetes is open to UK & Ireland healthcare and allied healthcare professionals, NHS organisations, health and social care organisations, HSE Ireland, other healthcare organisations, patient associations, charities, professional groups, industry, public health bodies and healthcare companies.

To enter, click here.

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