The Hospital Pharmacy Team of the Year Award has been developed to recognise hospital pharmacy teams from all backgrounds who are at the forefront of their profession, whether developing best practice models or implementing improvements in patient care. This is your opportunity to nominate peers and colleagues who have demonstrated outstanding dedication and commitment to the pharmacy profession or to submit your own team’s work for consideration.
Who Can Enter?
Applications are invited from hospital pharmacy teams who can submit work / projects which demonstrate one or more of the following:
- Where savings have been achieved, leading to increased cost-effectiveness by providing best value
- Development of the accessibility of the service provided
- Establishment of high levels of safety in order to minimise risk
- Health improvement among selected patients
- Achievement of outcomes / initiatives, leading to a positive impact for the public
The points above are suggestions only. Any pharmacy teams working in the hospital environment who demonstrate a unique commitment to clinical innovation and / or technical development are eligible for nomination / self-nomination for this award.
The judging panel, made-up of respected members of the pharmacy industry, will select finalists based on the written entries submitted. They may then liaise with the finalists before selecting a winner.
Those nominated will be invited to submit an application for the judges to review. The judges will shortlist up to four candidates for deliberation.
This year’s judging panel includes:
Clinical Director for Pharmacy and Medicines Management, Swansea Bay University Health Board and Chair of the Chief Pharmacists
Director of Pharmacy and Medicines Management, Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
Dr Brian Hawkins
Chief Pharmacist, Primary Care Pharmacy, Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
How to Nominate
If you require an application / nomination form or further information, contact Bridget McCabe. Telephone 02890 999 441 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Nomination
The closing deadline for nomination is Friday 14th August 2020. Those nominated will be forwarded an information form to complete and return by Thursday 9th April 2020.
Early nomination affords nominees the maximum time to complete the information form to be considered by the judges.
Once Nominated, the Deadlin for Application:
The closing deadline for application is Monday 31st August 2020 and entries must be accompanied by a digital photograph, at least 500KB for printing quality.