Twenty Irish health providers were honoured when they received awards at The Irish Healthcare Awards 2014 which were held in the Royal Marine Hotel, Dun Laoghaire Co. Dublin.
The judges were Prof. Cathal J. Kelly, Chief Executive, RCSI, Mr. Ian Carter, National Director of Acute Hospitals HSE, Dr. Amanda Phelan, Head of Older Persons Nursing, National Centre for the Protection of Older People UCD, Mr. Robin Webster, Chief Executive Age Action, Ms. Marian Quinn, CEO, Childhood Development Initiative, Tallaght, Mr. Michael Dempsey, former Chairperson, FAS, Dr. Sean Higgins, GP, Irish Primary Care Research Network, Dr. Susan O’Reilly, Director, National Cancer Control Programme, Ms. Catherine Guy, Managing Partner ByrneWallace, Ms. Aileen Hogan, Director, Hogan Solutions Ltd., Mr. Tim Magee, Managing Director TM2 Architecture, Ms. Elizabeth Adams, Adjunct Associate Professor, Director of Professional Development, Irish Nurses & Midwives Organisation, Prof. Walter Cullen, Professor of General Practice, University of Limerick, Mr. Paul Hallam, Associate Director, PM Group, Mr. Michael Scanlan, Chair, Tallaght Hospital Board and Dr. Jim Browne, President NUI, Galway.
The event was organised by The Commercial Media Group (CMG) Dublin.
The following were the award winners:
Public Hospital of the Year Award – Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda
Private Hospital of the Year – Bon Secours Hospital, Tralee, Co. Kerry
Primary Care Centre of the Year – Ballymun Primary Care Centre and youngballymun
General Hospital Department Initiative of the Year – Louth Meath Endoscopy Service
Community Care Services – Department Initiative of the Year – Alpha One Foundation – National Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Screening Programme
Rehabilitation Centre of the Year – Arbour House – Drug & Alcohol Services
Mental Health Centre of the Year – Birr Community Mental Health Centre
Building Project of Year – – Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services
Large/Teaching Hospital, Department Initiative of the Year Performance Improvement Projects — The Emergency Department , Our Lady of Lourdes Hospital Drogheda
GP Practice of the Year – Carlton Clinic
Clinical Team of the Year – Castleisland Primary Care Centre – Community Registered General Nurses
Healthcare Person of the Year – Dr. Kathleen McLoughlin
Research Team of the Year – Cork Mental Health Services – Endeavour dialectical behaviour therapy project
Specialist Care Centre of the Year – Daughters of Charity Disability Support Services
Homecare Provider of the Year – Kilkenny Home Base Treatment Team
Outstanding Achievement Award –Online Vote was awarded to LauraLynn Children’s Hospice
The General Healthcare Centre Award – Mallow Primary Healthcare Centre
Daycare Centre of the Year – Riada House Day Care Centre
Older Persons Care Services – Department Initiative Of The Year (Focus on Dementia) – Bebhinn Unit, Phoenix Park Community Nursing Unit
Maternity Hospital of the Year -The National Maternity Hospital, Dublin
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