Congratulations to the organisations that were shortlisted for the 2018 NICE shared learning awards.

We received 76 entries from organisations across the NHS, local authorities, social care, and the voluntary and private sectors. The standard was extremely high. The finalists will present their work at this year’s NICE Conference in Manchester and attending delegates will vote for the winner.

2018 award winner:

Reducing incidence of Urinary Tract Infections by promoting hydration in care homes

A multi-disciplinary quality improvement project to reduce the incidence of Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) or UTI-related hospital admissions by promoting hydration and optimising UTI management in East Berkshire care homes.

 

Keeping it simple means it’s not only easy to implement, but also easy to sustain.
 
Sundus Jawad, Prescribing and Care Homes Support pharmacist, East Berkshire CCG    

Contact: Sundus Jawad

Prescribing and care homes support pharmacist

East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Email: sundus.jawad@nhs.net

Runners up

A faecal calprotectin care pathway to support diagnosing inflammatory bowel diseases in primary care

Yorkshire and Humber AHSN

 
Yorkshire and Humber AHSN poster

The Food First team: tackling malnutrition in care homes using a sustainable, non-medicalised approachr

Bedfordshire Community Health Services

 

Food first team poster

  Download the posters for 2018's highly commended entries

See winners and runners up from previous years