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Quality Improvement Awards 2019 Launched

22 August 2019


Have you entered yet ?   Quality Improvement Awards 2019 

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The 2018 Safety Forum Quality Award winners celebrate success

Applications are open for HSC Quality Improvement Awards 2019 (previously the Safety Forum Awards). These annual awards celebrate and recognise the innovative and excellent QI work going on across health and social care in the region. The Improvement Hub for HSCQI is inviting organisations to submit applications from individuals or teams (up to maximum of five  applications per organisation, seven for the Belfast HSC Trust). Each of the five Category winners will be awarded £800 with the overall winner receiving a prize of £1,600, to be put towards expenses, linked with advancing the Teams’ improvement goals.

Speaking about the awards, Mark Vignesha Roberts MPH FRCP, Clinical Director, Improvement Hub for HSCQI commented:

“These prestigious awards showcase the significant, often ground breaking work in Quality and Improvement that is going on in all professional disciplines in acute, social and primary care. It is a great opportunity for teams and individuals to share their innovations and projects and for us all to continue to learn from each other.”

The overall HSC Quality Improvement Award will be awarded to the individual/team category winner that has made the greatest contribution to quality improvement and safety in Health and Social Care.

The 5 category awards, each linked to projects advancing quality improvement are:

  • Partnership working/Co-production
  • Innovation/transformation in Care
  • Integrating Care across boundaries
  • Building reliable care
  • Primary Care (for general practice only)

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to showcase your great QI work and share your experience with colleagues across the Health and Social Care Sector.The closing date for applications is Friday 25 October. Check out the Award Entry Tool Kit below to complete your entry.


  Award Entry Toolkit

To find out what projects picked up awards last year please see 2018 winners

Here’s the application form and some guidance to get your on the way with your entry. Improvement Awards 2019 Submission guidance and application

If you are entering from Primary Care please use this form Improvement Awards 2019 Primary Care Category guidance and application

To check out the timeline for the 2019 awards and get the 25 October 2019 closing date in your diary. Timeline Improvement Awards

Got some questions ? Maybe have a read at the FAQs. Frequently asked questions

If you have any queries on the awards and need to speak to someone in the Improvement Hub for HSCQI please call 028 9536 1789 or
contact the QI Lead in your organisation who wil be able to discuss the awards with you.