Results from the QiC Diabetes Awards 2018.
NHS teams and healthcare providers from Ipswich, Poole and, Sandwell and South West Birmingham were among those recognised at the eighth annual Quality in Care Diabetes Awards.
The annual Quality in Care Diabetes awards were held at Sanofi’s UK headquarters in Guildford recently, recognising innovative practice demonstrating quality in diabetes management, education and services for people with diabetes and/or their families, throughout the UK.
Among the winners for 2018 included Emma Green, named as Outstanding Educator in Diabetes and the North East Diabetes Service (NEEDS) who picked up the prize for Diabetes Education Programme of the Year Adults.
A QiC Diabetes spokesperson said: “This year QiC Diabetes was again proud to work with NHS England, who gave their support to the second NHS England Outstanding Contribution Award for Services in Diabetes, which went to Dr Paru King, Consultant Physician, Derby Hospitals.”
At last year’s awards ceremony DRWF was delighted to be awarded the Judges' Special Award and Highly Commended in the Empowering People with Diabetes category.
This year DRWF Chief Executive Sarah Tutton joined the judging panel.
Mrs Tutton said: “I was privileged to be invited to join the judges reviewing this year’s applications and amazed and delighted to see so much commitment to improving the care and treatment of people with diabetes amongst our healthcare providers. Many, many congratulations to all winners and finalists.”
Read the full list of this year’s Quality in Care Diabetes winners here