@TempleStreetHos is proud to announce that we won the ‘Improving Children’s Health’ award for our 2016/ 17 Flu Vaccination campaign at the HSE Health Service Excellence Awards yesterday afternoon.
Our 2016/ 2017 Flu Vaccination campaign was one of 11 shortlisted nominees from 300 applications to the Health Services Excellence Awards scheme.
The key objective of this annual awards scheme is to encourage and inspire people to develop better health services and to recognise services that are easy to access, provide high quality care for patients and promote pride among staff. #HSEexcellence17 and #proudtobeOurHSE
In addition to our Flu Vaccination campaign project, the other 10 shortlisted projects were as follows;
1) Bronntanas Project
Bronntanas Project, Co Mayo – Project managed by Tusla staff in Co Mayo in collaboration with HSE and Mayo Co. Council staff – The Bronntanas Project supports parents in Mayo who are experiencing difficulties at Christmas. They provide a gift for them to give to their children on Christmas morning.
2) Serum eye drops (WINNER OF THE OVERALL PUBLIC CHOICE AWARD)
Development of a Serum Eye Drop Programme in Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment (GBTE), University College Hospital Galway – The Galway Blood and Tissue Establishment has dedicated years of service to obtaining the Good Manufacturing Practice license to produce autologous and allogeneic serum eye drops.
3) Nurse led PICC line insertion
Development of a Nurse Led PICC Line Insertion Service for Haematology and Oncology Patients, University Hospital Waterford Hospital – The development of a nurse-led peripherally inserted central catheters (PICC) line insertion service for haematology and oncology patients using 3CG technology.
4) Innovative support coordination for older persons
Innovative Support Coordination for Older Persons: HSE National Social Care Division/CHO 9 and ALONE voluntary organisation – The Support Coordination Service supports older people to age at home for as long as possible.
5) Gay Men’s Health Service
Nurse Led Asymptomatic Screening Clinic, Gay Men’s Health Service (GMHS), Baggot Street Hospital, Dublin – The Gay Men’s Health Service set up an innovative nurse-led asymptomatic screening clinic to reduce the incidence of HIV in the MSM community and beyond.
6) Frail Intervention Therapy
Frail Intervention Therapy (FIT) Team, Beaumont Hospital – The Frail Intervention Team set out to develop a whole system pathway for frail older people to ensure they are managed well and their length of stay is kept to a minimum.
7) Food Project, Phoenix Park
Promoting Food First model and managing Hospital Clinical Nutrition products, St Mary’s Hospital, Phoenix Park, Dublin – The Food Project, Phoenix Park reduces patients’ reliance on oral nutritional supplements by improving mealtime practices in St. Mary’s Hospital.
8) Delivering better value for money on hospital drug spend
Advancing the Role of the Pharmacy Technician and Delivering Better Value for Money on Hospital Drug Spend, Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown – A 12-month proof-of-concept project to demonstrate the savings that could be made from a targeted ‘purchasing-for-quality’ approach to drug procurement.
9) Acute diabetic foot pathway
Development and Introduction of an Acute Diabetic Foot Pathway: A Multidisciplinary Approach St Vincent’s University Hospital, Elm Park, Dublin – The Acute Diabetic Foot Pathway is a multidisciplinary approach that improves patient care in St. Vincent’s University Hospital.
10) Trauma Assessment Clinic
Trauma Assessment Clinic, Midlands Regional Hospital, Tullamore – The Trauma Assessment Clinic improves and streamlines the patient journey after an injury without compromising care.
For more information please visit http://hse.ie/eng/about/our-health-service/excellence-awards/nominees/