Thank you to everyone who submitted an application for the Health Service Excellence Awards 2017. There was a great response to the call for entries.
Shortlisting has now commenced. Shortlisted projects will be contacted and asked to present their projects to the Selection Panel.
A National Recognition Event will take place in December 2017 when the overall winner of the Health Service Excellence Awards, the Popular Choice Award and the Best Team Project Award will be announced.
The aim of the Health Service Excellence Awards is to encourage and inspire people to develop better services that result in easier access and high quality care for patients and to promote pride among staff in relation to our services. The Awards also aim to highlight the many achievements that take place across a range of staff groups and teams, services and locations, so that we can celebrate success and promote shared learning for the benefit of other services.
The awards are open to all staff working in the publicly funded health system. The closing date for applications for the Health Service Excellence Awards 2017 was September 15, 2017.
The Awards are open to all staff working in the public health system directly run or funded by the HSE. These may include any service provided directly to the public including clinical services, primary care or social / family support; support services including catering, portering, security, clerical and management to include people management processes, information technology or service management initiatives.