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Applications for the QI Awards 2021 can be submitted until 5pm on Wednesday 30th June.

Excellence in Using QI In Maternity, Neonatal and Paediatric Services
This award recognises outstanding work in using Quality Improvement to improve maternity, neonatal or paediatric services in health care settings. Applications/nominations should provide evidence of the use of Quality Improvement methodology, including data, to demonstrate improved outcomes. The mechanisms to deliver the work and monitoring arrangements should be described.
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Excellence in Using QI to Support the ‘Best Start In Life’ (0-8 Years)
This award is to recognise outstanding work using Quality Improvement to deliver improved outcomes for children and their families in the early years, to give them the ‘Best Start in Life’. Applications/nominations are open to practitioners, teams and partners working to promote early intervention and prevention across Children’s Services and to support early childhood development.
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Excellence in Using QI to Support our Children and Young People Towards Better Outcomes (8+ Years)
This award is to recognise outstanding work using Quality improvement to deliver improved outcomes for children and young people aged 8 years plus. Applications/nominations are open to practitioners, teams and partners working to enable our children and young people to realise their full potential.
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Spreading Improvement 
This category is for Quality Improvement work that has achieved sustainable improvement and has then been spread. Applications/nominations should describe the key changes that were implemented and the strategy used to spread these to deliver improvement at scale. This should include how the work is monitored.
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Strategic Champion 

This award recognises individuals who have demonstrated a relentless focus on driving forward Quality Improvement within Children’s Services. They will be strong advocates of Quality Improvement and help create the conditions where this can take place systematically. They will facilitate multi-agency working to support improvement strategies and demonstrate commitment to building QI capability, empowering teams to improve outcomes for children and young people.Applicants/nominees will be working in a position where they can create a shared vision of improvement priorities and enable the conditions required to deliver results at scale across their organisation. They build systems to ensure the work continues beyond their time in leadership.
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Embedding QI to Get It Right For Every Child
This award recognises outstanding teams who are adopting a quality improvement approach as business as usual to ensure our children get the right help, at the right time, from the right people. Applications/nominations should demonstrate a relentless focus on working together in a coordinated way using Quality Improvement to implement the approach of Getting It Right For Every Child (GIRFEC).
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Most Inspiring or Innovative Project

This award recognises particularly innovative or inspiring projects that have used Quality Improvement to deliver something different. Applications/nominations should describe how the approach has embraced creative ways of working supporting women, babies, children, young people and/or families in a way that hasn’t been done before.
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Improver of the Year

This award recognises individuals working at any level of an organisation and should describe how they have demonstrated a relentless focus on driving forward Quality Improvement within children’s services.  Applicants/nominees will be strong advocates of quality improvement, coaching, influencing, motivating and engaging their colleagues in improvement efforts with an unwavering focus on improving outcomes for children and young people. Download entry form here

Compassionate Collaboration 
This award recognises teams who have demonstrated significant impact for children, young people and their families by collaborating with others to use Quality Improvement to ensure children and young people and/or their families feel their support/care is based on what matters to them and they are treated with kindness, dignity and respect.  Applications/nominations should demonstrate how the team have collaborated with others to achieve better outcomes for children and young people by putting children’s rights at the heart of their actions.

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