Both the winners and partnerships shortlisted for the award (up to five in total) will also receive access to a range of support including mentoring, networks, personal development and improvement skill-building and opportunities to attend events during the year.
As part of this we are very pleased to be able to offer tickets for up to five shortlisted pairs to attend the upcoming International Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare taking place from 26 – 28 April 2017 in London. This is one of the world’s largest conferences for healthcare professionals committed to improving patient care and their safety.
Who is the award for?
The award is open to clinician and manager partnerships working in NHS trusts and foundation trusts in England. We are seeking a partnership of two individuals, one clinician and one manager who:
- are operating at middle management level in clinical and managerial roles respectively (Agenda for Change Band 7 and above, or higher specialty training ST3 and above), with responsibilities for an improvement initiative they are leading together
- have an interest in quality improvement as well as some experience of leading improvement work but may not have had significant formal quality improvement training
- are keen to take the next step in both their professional development and quality improvement knowledge to deliver an improvement initiative using leadership for improvement skills, using a quality improvement methodology within their organisation(s)
How to apply -
Applications are open until 14 March 2017. The application process is comprised of two stages.
Stage 1: Online Application Form
To apply for the award, please read the supporting guidance first https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/sir-peter-carr-award/ and request an application form by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a link to the online form which you should complete in full.
Stage 2: Shortlisting and Interviews
Applications will be evaluated and scored, and up to five applications will be shortlisted and interviewed by an expert panel. Shortlisted partnerships can expect to hear in April 2017 and interviews will take place on 26 May 2017 (location TBC).
You have until 14 March to apply for the award. Please email any questions through to email@example.com. Further information can be found at https://improvement.nhs.uk/resources/sir-peter-carr-award/