Winners of Irish Healthcare Awards 2023

Winners of Irish Healthcare Awards 2023

An Duais Mór

Winner – The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications.   Asthma Awareness Week Campaign.

Best Use of Information Technology

Winner Tallaght University Hospital, HSE & Imprivata Ireland-wide Single Sign-on for Clinical Applications.

Highly Commended – National Doctors Training and Planning & HSE NER App.

NEC Software Solutions- Using OptoMize to maximise the effectiveness of the RetinaScreen Programme.

Crisis Management Response of the Year

Winner – Ireland East Hospital Group Response to Fire in Wexford General Hospital.

Highly Commended  –  Health Information and Quality Authority
The Fundamentals of Advocacy in Health: Resources to address a crisis highlighted during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Educational Meeting of the Year

Winner – Children’s Health Ireland.  Professionalism Programme.

Highly Commended
Fighting Blindness Retina 2022

Irish Nurses Cardiovascular Association
25th Anniversary Conference & Nursing Excellence awards

Equality Initiative of the Year

Winner – RCSI Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology- BIAS: Inequality in Women’s Health and Research.

Everyday Healthcare Hero

Winner – Geraldine de Burca, Night Nurse, Irish Cancer Society.

Excellence in Healthcare Management

Winner –  NEC Software Solutions – Continuous Improvement of the Diabetic Eye Screening Service.

Highly Commended- Tallaght University Hospital – Innovate Health.

Hospital Project of the Year

Winner – AllView Healthcare & Beaumont.

Highly Commended – Children’s Health Ireland
A Project to Improve the Feeding Journey for Babies with Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia.

Innovation in Healthcare and Medicine

Winner – HSE Sexual Health and Crisis Pregnancy Programme – Ireland’s Free Home STI Testing Service.

Highly Commended
Beaumont Hospital – Beaumont Care in the Home Service.

Innovation in Primary Care

Winner – HSE – Dr David Hanlon.

Highly Commended – Irish Prison Service – Dr McGarry, Emily O’Donovan & Edel Lynch.

Technological University of the Shannon Midlands – Dr Thomas Walsh & Nurse Laura Tully.

Mental Health Initiative of the Year

Children’s Grief Centre – Support Service for School Aged Children and Young People Affected by Loss.

Highly Commended
SilverCloud by Amwell
National Rollout of HSE’s Guided Digital CBT Service.

NCHD Project of the Year

Winner – HSE Spark Innovation – Dr Rachel McNamara – Spark Hospital Innovation Fund

Highly Commended
Irish Trainee Emergency Research Network

NCHD Near-Peer Wellbeing Course for Basic Specialist Trainees in RCPI

Nursing & Midwifery Project of the Year

Winner  – Beaumont Hospital – Gynaecology Department – A Nurse-led Rapid Access Post Menopausal Bleeding Service

Highly Commended
Midland Regional Hospital Portlaoise- Educating Children and their Caregivers to Self-Manage Asthma and Allergies in the Hospital and Community 

St. Gabriel’s Foundation – Opening of Nurse-Led Children’s Respite House.

Outpatient Initiative of the Year

Winner –  St. Gabriel’s Foundation –Opening of Nurse-Led Children’s Respite House.

Highly Commended Children’s Health Ireland –  Family Led Review Project: An Outpatient Review Waiting List Initiative

VHI Re-usable Computerised Ambulatory Delivery Devices, for administering outpatient intravenous antibiotics

Outstanding Contribution

Winner- Prof. Laura Vian, RCSI

Patient Education Project of the Year — Non Pharmaceutical

Winner- The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications- Asthma Awareness Week Campaign.

Highly Commended
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland – Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology – Debunking the Myths – The Science Behind Our Sexual Health.

Patient Education Project of the Year — Pharmaceutical

Winner   Janssen Sciences Ireland UC – Talking Depression

Highly Commended – MSD and the Irish Head and Neck Society, supported by GP Buddy – Meet the Care Team, Head & Neck Cancer Supportive Video Series.

The Asthma Society of Ireland and Etch Communications
Hay Fever Awareness Campaign.

Patient Organisation Group of the Year

Winner – Irish Lung Fibrosis Association- A Feasibility Study to Examine the Health Impacts of Dancing for Lung Fibrosis Patients.

Highly Commended – Sjögren’s Ireland – Supporting Patients Through Advocacy and Education of the Public and Healthcare Professionals.

Public Health Initiative of the Year

Winner – HSE Tobacco Free Ireland Programme – SlainteCare Community Stop Smoking initiative.

Highly Commended – Trinity College Dublin –  Peer-Delivered Smoking Cessation Intervention – A Pilot Cluster Randomized Controlled Trial.

Research Paper of the Year

Winner- Children’s Health Ireland – Improving Staff Competence In Caring For LGBT+ Patients in the Paediatric Emergency Department. 

Highly Commended- Children’s Health Ireland – DIMPLES Study Paediatric Diabetes – Onset and Decompensation in the COVID-19 Pandemic

Workplace Wellbeing Champion

Winner- Letterkenny University Hospital – Sports and Social Club.

Highly Commended- Servisource Healthcare.