Introducing the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw AHP Awards 2019 - nominations now open!

Thursday 18th April 2019

Introducing the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw AHP Awards 2019 - nominations now open!

As the first area in the country to develop an AHP Council, representing the unique opportunity to develop future health and care services, we want to celebrate all things AHP – as a collective and as individuals. The awards have been launched to celebrate best practice within Allied Health Professions  across the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System (ICS).

Who can enter?

The awards are open to all 14 Allied Health Professions and are for NHS or publicly funded initiatives/projects.

Their purpose is to celebrate the successes of those organisations, teams and individuals who have excelled in their area of work for the benefit of patient care. We welcome entries from projects and initiatives of all scales and sizes. 

The categories for the awards are listed below. It is recognised that some nominations may be applicable to more than one category – if you wish to nominate an individual, team or project for more then one award, please ensure that you are able to identify the unique features relevant to each category you have chosen.

When do I need to nominate by?

Nominations will be open from Friday 19 April to Friday 31 May 2019. 

When will the winners be announced?

The winners will be announced at the South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw AHP Conference on Wednesday 3 July 2019, 12.30 to 4:30pm at the Keepmoat Stadium, Doncaster. 

If you would like further details or to register your place at the event, please get in touch

 

AHP Public Health Champion 2019

As an ICS, public health, population health and prevention are a key focus: we know that around 80% of health problems could be prevented and 60% are caused by other factors.

Nominations in this category should demonstrate the contribution of a champion in one or more of the impact areas, commitments or priorities in AHPs into Action.  Nominations should demonstrate innovations, projects or initiatives in any setting that reflect how AHPs have helped embed public health and making every contact count in AHP interventions.

AHP Digital Practice Award 2019

As an ICS, our vision is to develop a fully integrated digital service across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw, making more effective use of the technical expertise we already have across the region and allowing our digital abilities to develop in line with the advances in technology we're seeing all over the world.

Nominations are welcome from AHPs who have led the way in digital developments.  They need to be able to demonstrate innovation in information and communication technologies and how the innovation, project or initiative impacts in one or more of the impact areas, commitments or priorities in AHPs into Action.

AHP Workforce Award 2019

We have over 48,000 members of staff working across the ICS to meet the needs of 1.5 million people across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw. Our staff provide services 24 hours per day, 365 days a year, and we must continue to support them to do the best possible job they can do. All our staff are key to achieving our ambitions for health and care.

Nominations are welcome for this award from AHPs who are demonstrating innovation in AHP supply and workforce e.g. new ways of work experience, return to practice or showing innovation in growing your own sustainable AHP workforce.

AHP Quality Improvement Award 2019: Neighbourhood/Organisation

Nominations are welcomed from AHP practitioners, or a team of practitioners to  which AHPs have contributed, who have relentlessly focus on driving quality improvement in their work and who have been strong advocates for quality improvement at a local neighbourhood, community or organisational level.

Applications should describe the strategy adopted to deliver improvements, the mechanisms to deliver this work and how this has or will be applied and monitored going forward.

AHP Quality Improvement Award 2019: Place

Nominations are welcomed from AHP practitioners, or a team of practitioners to  which AHPs have contributed, who have relentlessly focus on driving quality improvement in their work and who have been strong advocates for quality improvement at local ‘Place’ level, eg, across organisational boundaries in one of our five places of Barnsley, Bassetlaw, Doncaster, Rotherham and Sheffield.

Applications should describe the strategy adopted to deliver improvements, the mechanisms to deliver this work and how this has or will be applied and monitored going forward.

AHP Quality Improvement Award 2019: System

Nominations are welcomed from AHP practitioners, or a team of practitioners to  which AHPs have contributed, who have relentlessly focus on driving quality improvement in their work and who have been strong advocates for quality improvement at a ‘system’ level across multiple organisations or partners in South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

Applications should describe the strategy adopted to deliver improvements, the mechanisms to deliver this work and how this has or will be applied and monitored going forward.

AHP Leader of the Year 2019

As an ICS we are keen to develop multi-professional, multi-level leadership across our services, organisations, Places and system.

Nominations are invited from individuals or teams for AHP leaders that are able to demonstrate how they have driven forward broad and sustainable innovation, delivery or change that has led to positive impact in line with the aspirations of AHPs into Action.  The nomination needs to be able to demonstrate significant AHP leadership that is impacting in one or more of the impact, commitments or priority areas. It should describe challenges faced, the leadership approach taken to address this and the impact made. 

AHP Research Impact Award 2019

Research and Innovation lies at the heart of the NHS and is critical if we are to improve and modernise services for patients across South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw.

We want be national and international leaders in the development and implementation of innovative methods to improve quality of care for local people, service efficiency, workforce skills and the overall health and wellbeing of the communities we serve.

This award focuses on the contribution made by AHPs in developing, leading or supporting research in health, social care and public health, and the impact that this contribution has made. Submissions are welcome from individuals or teams who have led research projects or initiatives that have had a positive impact on AHPs, AHP services, patients and citizens – including but not limited to safety, quality and outcomes; service delivery, efficiency and productivity; or education and workforce development.

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