The Excellence in Patient Safety Honour will seek applicants who have shown commitment and dedication to improving patient safety/ medication safety amongst patients in the secondary care setting. This may be through team working with consultants, nurses or pharmacy colleagues.

The end result will be to improve this area for patients in terms of medication efficacy and adherence, for example. The Honour will encompass all areas of patient safety within the hospital sector in Ireland and invites applications from those working across any discipline within secondary care.

Judges will be looking for:

  • Entries clearly demonstrating recent patient safety initiatives to the betterment of a specific therapeutic area
  • Evidence of those who have offered patient safety expertise to the profession, perhaps through lecturing
  • Entries showcasing patient safety initiatives or innovation within a field pertinent to any discipline or therapeutic area that will have a positive impact on both the profession and patients
  • Examples of crossdisciplinary learning and support
  • Evidence of impact on patient care and professional development arising from patient safety initiative

Who can enter:

This category is open to all hospital professionals working across any discipline. Applications can be through nominating an individual or yourself.

Each submission will be judged by an independent judging panel. There will be no personnel from any of the sponsoring companies or IPN Communications LTD on the judging panel.

Short-listed finalists will be invited to an Honours Ceremony at the Radisson Blu, Dublin on Saturday, September 14th, 2024.

Entries can be submitted by post or email. All entries will be handled in the strictest confidence and will not be made available to any party not involved with judging the Honours. If your entry is shortlisted, the organisers may wish to reproduce a summary of your entry, photographs and any other supporting materials in the finalists’ booklet or within other materials they produce to promote the Honours including all press materials.

Hospital Professional Honours – Saturday 14th September, 2024 – Radisson Blu Dublin

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