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The Best of Clinical Pharmacy Awards

As The Clinical Pharmacy Congress moves into its 7th year we are delighted to announce the call for papers for the Best of Clinical Pharmacy Awards.

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The awards will continue to look to celebrate and acknowledge successful individuals and teams within the pharmacy profession. We are delighted to be able to recognise all sectors of clinical pharmacy through these awards which are open to any qualified pharmacy professional irrespective of career level. Prizes include a educational grant to help attendance at an overseas Congress.

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The new award categories include:


Excellence in clinical leadership

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding person, from all types of pharmacy background who has made an exceptional professional contribution to clinical pharmacy leadership in the UK. This could be an individual who has:

  • made a career long contribution or a single initiative that has had a major impact in recent times
  • demonstrated expertise, patient centred professionalism or is considered a role model for their profession
  • shows passion, advocacy, encouragement and commitment to supporting innovative developments in pharmacy

Excellence in hospital pharmacy practice

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding person, team or project that has made a significant contribution to clinical pharmacy in hospital pharmacy in the UK. This could be:

  • a career long contribution or a single initiative that has had a major impact in recent times
  • a development of a new service or a research project
  • improving a service, working practices or  utilising new technologies providing patient centred outcomes
  • a multidisciplinary approach to delivering clinical pharmacy services/care to patients                            

Excellence in general practice pharmacy                                                                        

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding person, team or project that has made a significant contribution to clinical pharmacy in general practice pharmacy in the UK. This could include work in clinical commissioning groups, nursing homes and intermediate care settings. This could be:

  • a career long contribution or a single initiative that has had a major impact in recent times
  • a development of a new service or a research project
  • improving a service, working practices or utilising new technologies providing patient centred outcomes a multidisciplinary approach to delivering clinical pharmacy services/care to patients

Excellence in clinical community pharmacy practice

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding person, team or project that has made a significant contribution to clinical pharmacy in community pharmacy in the UK. This could be:

  • a career long contribution or a single initiative that has had a major impact in recent times
  • a development of a new service or a research project
  • improving a service, working practices or utilising new technologies providing patient centred outcomes
  • a multidisciplinary approach to delivering clinical pharmacy services/care to patients

Excellence in use of Technology in pharmacy practice

The judging panel are looking for an outstanding person, team or project that has made a significant contribution to clinical pharmacy in the UK. This could be:

  • A career long contribution or a single initiative that has had a major impact in recent times
  • A development of an innovative digital service or research project
  • Improving a service, working practices or utilising new technologies providing patient centred outcomes
  • Transforming the sector in the digital age using IT to tackle major issues in the pharmacy community.
     

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Timeline

Applications open         NOW
Applications close 2nd February 2018
Judging March 2018
Announce shortlists Late March 2016
The Best of Clinical Pharmacy Awards @ The Clinical Pharmacy Congress   27th April 2018

Submission criteria: We will be judging the submissions using the following criteria:

1.How this individual or project has made a positive impact on clinical pharmacy practice and/ or patient care, ideally supported by qualitative or quantitative evidence or published literature

2.The quality of their innovations and / or research within clinical pharmacy practice

3.How reproducible is the innovation or initiative or role or application of their research or evidence that practise has or will be sustainable for long term benefits

4.How innovation and creativity enhances the role of pharmacy

Application Process and Guidance

  • An independent judging panel will be convened and will meet in February/March 2018 to assess the applications and judge the awards.
  • Shortlists will be announced in March. The winners will be announced at The Clinical Pharmacy Congress and as such all those shortlisted will be expected to attend.
  • The panel’s decision will be final.  The panel will not enter into any discussion or correspondence concerning any award.  The judging panel reserves the right to withhold an award if no suitable submission is received.  The judges reserve the right to move an entry to a different category if it is felt that it is more relevant for that entry
  • Companies associated with any member of the judging panel are not normally eligible for consideration
  • These rules and notes can be modified from time to time at the discretion of the panel

Why Attend

The Clinical Pharmacy Congress is the largest gathering for the clinical pharmacy profession held in the UK. If you work in, or have an interest with clinical pharmacy - you need to be there!

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