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:
- Development of the accessibility of the service provided
- Establishment of high levels of safety in order to minimise risk
- A health improvement among selected patients
- Achievement of outcomes / initiatives, leading to a positive impact for the public
- Where savings have been achieved, leading to increased cost-effectiveness by providing best value
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 is eligible for nomination / self-nomination for this award.
The judging panel, made-up of respected members of the pharmacy industry, will select three finalists, based on the written entries submitted. They may then liaise with the three finalists before selecting a winner.
This year’s judging panel includes:
Retired Director of Pharmacy, NHS Fife
Lead Pharmacist, Oncology & Acute Care, Lorn & Islands Hospital
Director of Pharmacy, NHS Borders
Lead Pharmacist, NHS Fife
How to Nominate
If you wish to nominate a hospital pharmacy team, or require an application form, please contact Bridget McCabe. Telephone: 02890 999 441 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Deadline for Nomination
Once nominated, the candidates will be emailed an application form to complete. Early nomination affords the candidate a longer time to complete this form. The closing date for nomination is Monday 2nd September.
Deadline for Entry
The closing date for completed application forms is Monday 9th September. Entries MUST be accompanied by a digital photograph; at least 500KB for printing quality. Judges welcome testimonies from relevant sources.