Pfizer Outstanding Achievement Award in Healthcare
Previous recipients of this award were:
2009 Ambrose McLoughlin 2008 Rebecca O’Malley
This award recognises outstanding personal resolve and conviction in pursuing and securing changes and improvements in patient welfare, safety and equality of service delivery in the Irish Healthcare Sector.
Innovation in Diagnostics
This award recognises the development or introduction of innovative diagnostics which focus on patient care/interventions and outcomes.
Healthcare and Social Care Support Initiative
This award is open to multi-disciplinary teams who demonstrate extraordinary dedication in delivering ‘care’ through improvement of service and delivery of their work.
Innovation in Quality of Service Delivery - Hospital Based
This award recognises service providers who have addresses service needs creatively and innovatively to improve quality of service delivery and patient experience.
Primary Care Centre Initiatives
This category recognises Primary Care Centres where initiatives have been undertaken to address a specific need and have led to improved services for their community.
Innovation in Quality of Service Delivery - Community Based
This award recognises service providers who have addressed service needs creatively and innovatively to improve quality of service delivery and patient experience.
Irish Technology or Products Innovation
This award recognises and rewards innovative products or medical devices used in a health or social care setting. This category welcomes start-up innovations
Patient Safety Initiative
This category recognises individuals or groups whose innovative initiatives have enhanced patient safety.
2010 FinalistsSt Vincent's Private Hospital Radiotherapy/Medical Physics Dept & SVHG ICT Dept with Martin Grady and Neal Mullen for the Virus Protection Software Project
St James' Hospital Medication Safety Office & Eileen Relihan for the Red Apron Project
The Mater Misericordiae University Hospital & Patrica Heckmann for the Automated Dispensing Pharmacy SystemSligo General Hospital & Sheila Smith for the Quality Management Information System (QMIS)
Patient Groups / Support Organisations
This award recognises innovative initiatives undertaken by Support Organisations to include Non Governmental Organisations, Patient Support Groups, Charities, Patient Advocacy Groups in furthering awareness of healthcare related issues and policies that affect Irish citizens, patients and their families/carers.
Health Promotion Project
This category acknowledges innovative health promotion initiatives within the last 2 years, which have significantly and demonstrably impacted on the health status of the community.