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Deadline extended for awards nominations

Update: Deadline extended to Monday 12th December 2016. Click here for the live deadline countdown.

The Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network has officially opened nominations for its new Innovation, Improvement and Impact awards.

The awards will be presented at the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN’s Innovation, Improvement and Impact Conference to be held at the Royal Armouries Museum in Leeds on Wednesday January 25 2017. It is the first time that the conference will include an awards ceremony to celebrate the achievements of the region’s health economy and life sciences sector.

The award categories are:

  • Patient safety achievement
  • Performance through partnership
  • Improving care through innovation or improvement
  • Using technology to improve efficiency
  • Best example of adoption and diffusion
  • Best patient driven collaboration/innovation

Details on how to submit a nomination can be found here

The Innovation, Improvement and Impact Conference provides an opportunity for healthcare professionals and industry colleagues to learn more about the work of the Yorkshire & Humber AHSN and the benefits it is delivering both locally and nationally.

It will feature keynote speeches from service leaders on the themes of Today’s Challenges and Tomorrow’s Opportunities, Embracing Change with the healthcare sector and the Innovation Pipeline that is developing the solutions for future best and routine clinical practice.

There will be a series of presentations detailing examples of key projects in action and the benefits they are delivering.

Delegates will also be invited to visit our Ready Now Innovation Expo featuring innovators who are developing solutions that can support the challenges of delivering sustainability and transformation.

Richards Stubbs, interim Managing Director at Yorkshire & Humber AHSN, commented: “These new awards will help us shine a spotlight on those organisations that are making real changes and improvements to how care is delivered and improving the lives of patients across the region.

“I am looking forward to welcoming our members to this important conference and celebrating our joint achievements.”

Registration for the event is now open and places are filling up fast. To book your place at the Innovation, Improvement and Impact Conference please click here