Meet our 2023 Winners 

The 2023 Irish Healthcare Awards took place on Tuesday 5 December at the Dublin Royal Convention Centre.  

Congratulations to all our winners, highly commended and finalists. 

An Duais Mhór

 Sponsored by

 

Winner

The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications

Asthma Awareness Week Campaign


 

Best Use of Information Technology

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 Winner 

Tallaght University Hospital, HSE & Imprivata

Ireland-wide Single Sign-on for Clinical Applications


Highly Commended

National Doctors Training and Planning & HSE

NER App

NEC Software Solutions
Using OptoMize to maximise the effectiveness of the RetinaScreen Programme

 

Crisis Management Response of the Year

Sponsored by


 Winner

Ireland East Hospital Group

Response to Fire in Wexford General Hospital


Highly Commended
 
Health Information and Quality Authority
The Fundamentals of Advocacy in Health: Resources to address a crisis highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic
 

Educational Meeting of the Year

 Winner 

Children's Health Ireland

Professionalism Programme


Highly Commended
Fighting Blindness
Retina 2022


Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association
  25th Anniversary Conference & Nursing Excellence awards


Equality Initiative of the Year

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Winner 

RCSI Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

BIAS: Inequality in Women's Health and Research

 


Everyday Healthcare Hero

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Winner 

Geraldine de Burca

Night Nurse, Irish Cancer Society

 


Excellence in Healthcare Management

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Winner 

 NEC Software Solutions

Continuous Improvement of the Diabetic Eye Screening Service


Highly Commended
Tallaght University Hospital
Innovate Health

 

Hospital Project of the Year

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Winner 

AllView Healthcare & Beaumont

 

Highly Commended

Children's Health Ireland
A Project to Improve the Feeding Journey for Babies with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia


Innovation in Healthcare and Medicine

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Winner

HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme

Ireland's Free Home STI Testing Service


Highly Commended
Beaumont Hospital

Beaumont Care in the Home Service


Innovation in Primary Care

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Winner 

HSE

Primary Care Specialist Lymphoedema Clinics

 

Highly Commended
Irish Prison Service
Dr McGarry, Emily O'Donovan & Edel Lynch


Technological University of the Shannon Midlands
Dr Thomas Walsh & Nurse Laura Tully


Mental Health Initiative of the Year

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Winner
Children's Grief Centre

Support Service for School Aged Children and Young People Affected by Loss


Highly Commended
SilverCloud by Amwell
National Rollout of HSE’s Guided Digital CBT Service


NCHD Project of the Year

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Winner 

HSE Spark Innovation - Dr Rachel McNamara

Spark Hospital Innovation Fund

Highly Commended
Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network

RCPI
NCHD Near-Peer Wellbeing Course for Basic Specialist Trainees in RCPI


Nursing & Midwifery Project of the Year

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Winner 

Beaumont Hospital - Gynaecology Department

A Nurse-led Rapid Access Post Menopausal Bleeding Service


Highly Commended
Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise

Educating Children and their Caregivers to Self-Manage Asthma and Allergies in the Hospital and Community  


St. Gabriel's Foundation
Opening of Nurse-Led Children's Respite House


Outpatient Initiative of the Year

Winner 

St. Gabriel's Foundation

Opening of Nurse-Led Children's Respite House


Highly Commended
Children's Health Ireland 
Family Led Review Project: an Outpatient Review Waiting List Initiative


Vhi

Re-usable Computerised Ambulatory Delivery Devices, for administering outpatient intravenous antibiotics

 

Outstanding Contribution

Sponsored by

 
Winner

Laura Viani

RCSI

 

Patient Education Project of the Year — Non Pharmaceutical
 

Winner
The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications

Asthma Awareness Week Campaign

 

Highly Commended
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland - Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Debunking the Myths - The Science Behind Our Sexual Health


Patient Education Project of the Year — Pharmaceutical

Sponsored by

 
Winner

Janssen Sciences Ireland UC

Talking Depression


Highly Commended
MSD and the Irish Head and Neck Society, supported by GP Buddy
Meet the Care Team, Head & Neck Cancer Supportive Video Series


The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications
Hay Fever Awareness Campaign

 

Patient Organisation Group of the Year

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Winner
Irish Lung Fibrosis Association

A Feasibility Study to Examine the Health Impacts of Dancing for Lung Fibrosis Patients


Highly Commended
Sjögren’s Ireland
Supporting Patients Through Advocacy and Education of the Public and Healthcare Professionals

 


Public Health Initiative of the Year

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Winner

HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme

SlainteCare Community Stop Smoking initiative


Highly Commended
Trinity College Dublin
  Peer-Delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention - A Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial



Research Paper of the Year

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Winner

Children's Health Ireland

Improving Staff Competence In Caring For LGBT+ Patients in the Paediatric Emergency Department 


Highly Commended
Children's Health Ireland
  DIMPLES Study Paediatric Diabetes - Onset and Decompensation in the COVID-19 Pandemic

 

Workplace Wellbeing Champion

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Winner

Letterkenny University Hospital

Sports and Social Club


Highly Commended
Servisource Healthcare