Entry Deadline
Friday 16 July

Meet your 2019 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

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

Winner
Dr Mairead Cassidy - Carlton Clinic



Hospital Project of the Year

Sponsored by

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

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

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

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