Meet winners!

The Irish medical field gathered 20 November 2019 at the Ballsbridge Hotel, Dublin.

Huge congratulations to all those who were a Winner or Commended on the night!

This was an incredibly  competitive year and you should be very proud of your achievement.

An Duais Mhór
Sponsored by
Genomics Medicine Ireland

Winner

Qpercom Ltd and National University of Ireland Galway — Enhance Admission, Selection Interviews and Clinical Assessment to Improve Healthcare Management, are we Equipped for it?



Best Use of IT — Other

Winner

National Treatment Purchase Fund — Patient Access Management System (PAMS)

Commendations

 - Caredoc — Caredoc Communications Project

- iMedical.ie - online resource solution for Medical Practices in Ireland, combining quality information, practical advice and essential tools for promoting and monitoring best practice, excellent standards and compliance



Best Use of IT – Hospital

Winner

Clinical Innovation Unit at the Rotunda Hospital — Use of Artificial Intelligence for Interpretation of Bacterial Vaginosis Molecular Results in Maternity Patients

Commendation

Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — The introduction of a fully automated RFID Stock Management System in a Children's Hospital



Best Use of Social Media

Winner

Asthma Society of Ireland — Inaugural Asthma Awareness Week 2019 — Digital

Commendation

Pfizer Ireland — Emotion Space



Educational Meeting of the Year

Winner

World Institute of Pain World Congress 2018 (WIP Dublin 2018)

Commendation

The Spark Innovation Programme; Health Service Executive (HSE) — The Spark Summit



Educational Project of the Year

Winner

4Front Pharmacy Online

Commendation

ICGP Interaction — A Means to Bring the Training Curriculum Alive!



Excellence in Healthcare Management

Winner

Qpercom Ltd and National University of Ireland Galway — Enhance Admission, Selection Interviews and Clinical Assessment to Improve Healthcare Management, are we Equipped for it?

Commendations

- Northgate Public Services — Family Friendly Hearing Screening

- Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services — Russellheim



GP of the Year

Sponsored by Medisec Ireland

Winner

Dr Mairead Cassidy - Carlton Clinic



Hospital Project of the Year

Sponsored by Vhi Healthcare

Winner

National Maternity Hospital — Placenta Accreta Spectrum Service

Commendations

- Royal College of Physicians of Ireland — An Approach to Caring and Coping

- Saolta Health Care Group — N-Exit: Separation of Neonatal and Paediatric Clinical Care and On-Call

- St Vincent's Private Hospital — Tattooless Radiotherapy



Innovative GP Project of the Year

Winner

Dr Angelo Grazioli & OOHCPD.com



NCHD Project of the Year

Winner

St Vincent's University Hospital — Pre-Hospital Grand Rounds

Commendations

- St James's Hospital / Cork University Hospital — Traumadoc

- RCSI National Basic Surgical Training Programme (BST), Department of Postgraduate Surgery. Emergency — Safe Simulation Bootcamp for Novice Surgical Trainees



Nursing & Midwifery Project of the Year

Winner

Resilience: Advanced Community Care — Caring for Those Who Care: Bringing Schwartz Rounds to Resilience

Commendations

- Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — Safe Nursing Transportation of Non-Critical Infants and Children who Require Treatment and Investigations Abroad

- Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — The Introduction of a Nursing Handover Bundle to Improve the Quality of Communication on a Neo-Natal/Infant Ward



Outpatient Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by Mater Private

Winner

Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — ACT BEST: Active Clinical Triaging Before Evaluation Expedites Treatment: A Triage Outpatient Referral Clinic in a Children's Hospital

Commendations

- Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — A Nurse-Led Discharge Pathway for a Paediatric Burns and Plastics Clinic

- Children's Health Ireland at Tallaght — Establishment of the Down Syndrome Health Surveillance Clinic

Patient Education Project of the Year - Non-Pharmaceutical

Winner

Asthma Society of Ireland (supported by Dyson and GSK) — Hayfever Campaign

Commendations

- St Vincent's Adolescent Mental Health Services — Discharge Workbook

- Irish Cancer Society — Understanding Chemotherapy: A Group Education Session for Patients, Families or Friends Prior to Commencing Chemotherapy Facilitated by an Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Centre Cancer Nurse



Patient Education Project of the Year – Pharmaceutical

Winner

The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin and Roche Products (Ireland) Ltd. — Switch On To Immunotherapy — Immunotherapy Patient Education Programme

Commendations

- MSD — The Right Click? Exploring Levels of Trust in Online Healthcare Information

- Arthritis Ireland supported by UCB — Pregnancy and Arthritis



Patient Lifestyle Education Project of the Year

Sponsored by Vhi Healthcare

Winner

Kilimanjaro Achievers — Physical Challenge for the Physically Challenged

Commendations

- Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland — Debunking the Myths: The Science Behind Women's Health

- Irish Cancer Society — We Can Quit



Patient Organisation Project of the Year

Sponsored by Benecol

Winner

Asthma Society of Ireland (supported by GSK and in association with Salutem Insights) — Easing the Economic Burden of Asthma

Commendations

- Irish Heart Foundation — Young Stroke Support Group

- Irish Lung Fibrosis Association (ILFA) — ILFA's World Café Event on Palliative Care and Planning for the Future



Pharmaceutical Social Commitment Project of the Year

Winner

Asthma Society of Ireland (supported by GSK and Boots Ireland) — Inaugural Asthma Awareness Week

Commendation

MSD and Jigsaw — MSD Neighbour of Choice Programme, Collaborating with Jigsaw to Support the Development of Jigsawonline.ie, a New Online Mental Health Resource for Young People, Parents and Educators



Practice Manager of the Year

Winner

Samina Rafique - Youghal clinic



Practice Nurse of the Year

Winner

Mrs Heather Walsh — Irish Defence Forces Commendation

Commendation

Dr Theresa Lowry-Lehnen — Carlow Institute of Technology



Public Health Initiative of the Year

Winner

Croí & Galway County Local Community Development Committee — The Healthy Island Roadshow — Addressing Health Inequalities Through Empowering and Building Healthier Communities 

Commendation

Irish Cancer Society — Lung Cancer Awareness Campaign



Research Paper of the Year

Winner

National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health — A Systematic Review of Low Dose Aspirin in the Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease

Commendations

- Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin — Tracehostromy Speaking Valve Modification in Children: A Standardized Approach Leads to Widespread Use

- Irish Prison Services — Seek and Treat, HepCare Europe



Student Project of the Year

Winner

Croí — Severe Obesity as a Barrier to International Travel: A Qualitative Analysis

Commendations

- St James's Hospital Inclusion Health Team — Addressing Complex Societal Challenges in Health Education — A Physiotherapy-Led Initiative Embedding Inclusion Health in an Undergraduate Curriculum

- Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine — Antibiotic Resistance Reversal in Multi-Drug Resistant Klebsiella pneumoniae: Exploring the soxS-Dependent Regulon



Sustainable Healthcare Project of the Year

Winner

Co-Operation And Working Together (CAWT) Cross Border Partnership in collaboration with the National Ambulance Service, Northern Ireland Ambulance Service & Scottish Ambulance Service — CAWT Community Paramedic Project

 Commendations

- Mobile Medical Diagnostics — Mobile Medical Diagnostics for Nursing Homes

- Challenge — Introduction of Sustainable, Comprehensive and Competitive Indemnity Insurance for Consultant Doctors and Hospitals backed by Challenge Broking and Medico-legal Support Teams