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Eight teams recognised at HSCQI Awards

9 November 2022

Eight teams were recognised for their Quality Improvement work at the recent HSCQI Awards Ceremony.

The prestigious event took place this year at NICON22.

The Annual HSCQI Awards recognise the innovative and excellent Quality Improvement work that is taking place across health and social care in Northern Ireland. These awards are an opportunity to celebrate and share examples of best practice and to do so with a focus on evidence and data for improvement.

Broadcaster Mark Carruthers was master of ceremonies on the day and the winners who took to the stage inspired all present with their projects.

This year, there were eight category winners:

Patient Safety

Arterial line safety project – Belfast Health and Social Care Trust


Evaluation of a multidisciplinary enhanced care response team for residents of care homes – Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Staff Wellbeing

Covid recovery and staff wellbeing – South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Improving Timely Access

Specialty rapid access hubs – South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

Delivering Reliable Care

Intrathecal opioid: driving surgical change and improving outcomes in a surgical population – Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Improving Outcomes For Patients with Covid-19

Nightingale nutrition and hydration matters – improving nutrition & hydration to support getting the most from inpatient rehabilitation during Covid-19 – Northern Health and Social Care Trust

Care Home

Developing a co-designed, regionalised approach to falls in care homes in NI through safer mobility, immediate management and follow up of Falls (ECCF) – Public Health Agency

Using A QI Approach To Reduce Health And Social Care Inequalities

Reducing ‘unallocated cases’ within Ards child and family teams – South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

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