Winners of the Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2019

Author: 
Umesh Dashora, ABCD Meeting Secretary
Date of the announcement: 
Friday, 11 September, 2020

Winners of the Rowan Hillson Inpatient Safety Award 2019:
Best Perioperative Pathway for People with Diabetes (Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care)

JBDS-IP LogoThis is to announce the results of this national competition for the ‘Best Perioperative Pathway for People with Diabetes’. One winner and one runner up were identified. There were 12 entries, and we are very grateful to Dr Rowan Hillson and her fellow judges, Dr Clare Crowley, Professor Ketan Dhatariya, Lucy Fermor, Dr Nicholas Levy and Mr Dimitrios Pournaras for their time in judging these submissions.

Dr Umesh Dashora, Erwin Castro and Debbie Stanisstreet led this project, and the winning Trusts, and the lead person who submitted their entries are as follows:

Winner:
Dr David Burckett-St.Laurent, Aneurin Bevan University Health Board

Runner-up:
Dr Nicola Leech, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

This initiative from the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care aims to promote excellent practice in the safety of inpatients with diabetes. The submissions were judged by an independent panel chaired by Dr Rowan Hillson against predefined criteria. The winning submissions are available to download from ABCD, Diabetes UK and DISN UK Group websites.

There will be a virtual awards presentation for the winner and runner up at the ABCD Conference on 16th December 2020.

We are grateful to Christine Jones for coordinating this award.

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