2021 Shortlist

We are delighted to announce this year's Irish Healthcare Awards shortlist.

Congratulations to all our finalists!

Best Use of Information Technology

Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin

Hybrid Cardiac Catheterisation Laboratory Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)



Rapid Remote Access to a Consultant Dermatologist Opinion through DermView's Teledermatology Platform


HSE Digital Transformation (partners: patientMpower, Galway University Hospital & Department of Health)

Respiratory Virtual Wards & Virtual Outpatient Clinics


Educational Meeting of the Year (Webinar)

Academy of Clinical Science and Laboratory Medicine



Cancer Trials Ireland

Cancer Retreat


College of Anaesthesiologists, Ireland

Advanced Airway Masterclass


Fighting Blindness

Retina 2020


The Pillar Centre for Transformative Healthcare, Mater Misericordiae University Hospital, Dublin

The Irish Endocrine Society’s Annual Conference 2020

Equality Initiative of the Year

Children's Health Ireland working with Linn Dara CAMHS 
The HSE Rainbow Badge

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Mater LGBTQ+ Ally Rainbow Pin Campaign


Merchants Quay Ireland

Gender Equality in Drug Treatment Project


RCSI Rotunda Research Department

BIAS: Gender Inequality in Healthcare and Research



Excellence in Healthcare Management

Sponsored by 

HSE Acute Operations

The National Multi-disciplinary Critical and Respiratory COVID-19 Care Major Surge Working Group


National Treatment Purchase Fund

Patient Online Automated Response Option - POLAR


NEC Software Solutions

RetinaScreen Covid Recovery


St Patrick's Mental Health Services

Delivering Mental Healthcare Now and into the Future


Hospital Project of the Year

Sponsored by

CHI at Crumlin & CHI at Temple Street

The Introduction of Screening Tool for Paediatric Delirium within the Children’s Health Ireland PICU’s


Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin

Story of Me


Mater Misericordiae University Hospital

Beta-D-Glucan: Small Test – BIG IMPACT


PMD Device Solutions

HSE RespiraSense National Implementation

Rotunda Hospital
Implementation of a Quality Improvement Clinical Pathway for Enhanced Recovery after Caesarean Section Deliveries

Tallaght University Hospital

Adult Drug Chart


Innovation in Healthcare and Medicine

Sponsored by

CHI at Crumlin- Orthopaedics Department
Active Clinical Triage - Orthopaedics         

Croí, the West of Ireland Cardiac & Stroke Foundation
Croí MySláinte


DMF Systems

MediBRIDGE Lis2Lis Integrations


Naas General Hospital/Beaumont Hospital

Ambulance Waiting and Associated Workflow Improvement Strategies: A Pilot Study to Improve Door-in-door-out time for Thrombectomy Patients in a Primary Stroke Centre


The Paediatric Cystic Fibrosis Team, CHI at Tallaght

Mixing Modalities to Provide Optimum CF Care


Wellington Eye Clinic

Improved Patient Journey

NCHD Project of the Year

Sponsored by

 Children's Health Ireland at Crumlin
Put the Bleep to Sleep and Transcribe by Thursday: A Dual Quality Improvement Initiative

Cork University Hospital Emergency Department

A Quality Improvement Project to Improve Medication Administration Times in Paediatric Status Epilepticus

Dr Paul McCarroll, Specialist Registrar in Trauma and Orthopaedic Surgery, University Hospital Waterford

A Novel Clinical Care Pathway for the Management of Acute Stable Spinal Compression Fractures

Mercy University Hospital
Ageing Well at Home: Advice to Help You Age Well in Your Community 

University Hospital Waterford

Enhancing Access and Training in Emergency Paediatric Bronchoscopy





Nursing Project of the Year

Day Services, Mallow General Hospital

A New Key - Unlocking Doors to Patient Centered Care; A Visual Aide to Critical Thinking


Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda

Early Transfer Home



Outpatient Initiative of the Year

Beaumont Hospital

Podiatry OPAT MDT Quality Improvement Initiative



Rapid Remote Access to a Consultant Dermatologist Opinion through DermView's Teledermatology Platform


Ear Nose and Throat (ENT) Department, Children's Health Ireland (CHI) at Temple Street

Epistaxis Initiative


Medical Optics

Establishment of a Community-based Intravitreal Injection Therapy Service at Medical Optics


Our Ladys Hospice & Care Services

Enhancing Rheumatic and Musculoskeletal Disease (RMD) Outpatients from Acute into Community


Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin

The Integrated Community Chest Pain Clinic: Moving Chest Pain Assessment from the Hospital to the Community; a Timely Response to the Pandemic in Ireland



Patient Education Project of the Year — Non-Pharmaceutical

Croí the West of Ireland Cardiac and Stroke Foundation

Mayo Farmers Month 2021: Farmers on the Move


Rotunda Hospital

 Virtual Maternity Open Week


Trinity St James’s Cancer Institute (TSJCI) Biobank Network

Why are Biobanks Important in Cancer Research?



Patient Education Project of the Year — Pharmaceutical

Amgen and Legacy Communications

She Doesn't Deserve A Break


Arthritis Ireland

Living with Psoriatic Arthritis


Roche Ireland and Marie Keating Foundation 

Breast Cancer Isn't Just Pink



Patient Organisation Project of the Year


 Croi, the West of Ireland Cardiac & Stroke Foundation

Heartlink West 


Irish Lung Fibrosis Association

The Irish Lung Fibrosis Association's Multi-Stakeholder World Café on Pulmonary Fibrosis Services in Ireland During Covid-19 and Beyond 

The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications (supported by ALK, AstraZeneca, Boots Ireland and GSK)
 Asthma Awareness Week 2021  

Practice Nurse of the Year

Sponsored by

Centric Health
Siobhán Ginty

Eccles Clinic
Zoe O'Hara

Knock Medical Centre Mayo
Orla Loftus Moran


Public Health Initiative of the Year

Sponsored by 

National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA)

ICU Bed Information System


Roche Ireland and Marie Keating Foundation

Give Bladder Cancer the Red Card


Translate Ireland

Multilingual Video Messaging - Trusted information from Trusted sources



Research Paper of the Year

Biobank Ireland Trust

What GDPR and the Health Research Regulations (HRRs) mean for Ireland: a Research Perspective


Children's Health Ireland, Temple Street Dublin 1

 Fatal Fetal Abnormality Irish Live-born Survival - An Observational Study


National Institute for Prevention and Cardiovascular Health

The Ireland-ASPIRE Study: A Nationally Representative Epidemiologic Study of Coronary Heart Disease Secondary Prevention to Inform Post-COVID CVD Prevention in Ireland



Response to Covid-19 by a Hospital, Patient Group, Doctor or Institution

Sponsored by 

Ireland East Hospital Group

Ireland East Hospital Group (IEHG) Recruitment and Resourcing to support the National Vaccination Programme


National Office of Clinical Audit (NOCA)

ICU Bed Information system


NCBI (National Council for the Blind of Ireland)

NCBI's Connection Network Befriending Service


Safetynet Primary Care

Covid Cluster Rapid Response


St. James's Hospital

Supporting Patients with COVID-19 in the Home with 24hr Access to Pulse Oximetry and Symptom Monitoring. The Integration of a Digital Solution and a Virtual Ward to Achieve Safe Patient Care and Protect Hospital Capacity

St Vincent's University Hospital
EDITH - Emergency Department in the Home



Student Project of the Year

Sponsored by

National College of Art and Design 


UL - MSc Student Lorraine Smyth 

Remote Monitoring of Covid-19 Patients Using Covid Monitoring App 



Outstanding Contribution Award

Judges Choice



An Duais Mhór

Judges Choice