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The Canterbury health system Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards were introduced in 2003 to recognise, reward and publicly acknowledge excellence in quality improvements and innovations.
The Awards are open to all Canterbury DHB staff and providers whose services are funded by the Canterbury DHB.
The Awards are an exciting opportunity to share ideas and learning, gain
recognition and celebrate the achievements of your
A 'one stop shop' for students with Type 1 Diabetes at the University of Canterbury Health Centre.
Award Winner: A 'one stop shop' for students with Type 1 Diabetes at the University of Canterbury Health Centre.
Runner Up: Tongue Ties: Back on Track for Mothers and Babies.
Award Winner: Collaborative community-based early intervention for people living with Parkinson's disease - PD VAMP.
Runner Up: Emergency Department In-situ Simulation Programme.
Winner: Resourcing Physiotherapists at the bedside: physio 24/7, a one-stop digital tool box.
Runner Up: EDGE - “Emergency Department Get Exercising” 100 Day Challenge.
Ketogenic dietary therapy.
Blast into the future! Development of Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SAB) for early stage inoperable lung cancer.
Prostate side effect assessment – saving you time (Canterbury Regional Haematology and Oncology Services).
Roster in your pocket: roster tools empowering nurses to reclaim their Work-Life balance (ED).
Leading the way in women's health: Physiotherapy led pessary clinic.
Final dates to be confirmed in March 2018- timeline below:
Expression of Interest
Expression of Interest
All 2018 projects can be submitted as a written project or in poster format. Templates are aligned to the Canterbury DHB Process for Improvement (please note this link can only be accessed by Canterbury DHB staff).
An entrants briefing for everyone submitting projects into the Awards will be held in March 2018. The briefing will provide an overview of the process for Improvement and how to go about presenting your improvement.
For further information email firstname.lastname@example.org
2016 Quality Improvement and Innovation Award Winners
2015 Quality Improvement and Innovation Award Winners
2014 Quality Improvement and Innovation Award Winners
2013 Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards Winners
2012 Quality Improvement and Innovation Awards Winners
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