by Steve Lillywhite

eConsult shortlisted for HSJ Awards 2017

eConsult is delighted to have been shortlisted in two categories – Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Redesign and Primary Care Innovation
For 36 years the HSJ Awards, have recognised, celebrated and promoted the finest achievements in the NHS, and showcased them to the service’s most influential leaders. Over that time the HSJ Awards have grown to become the most sought after accolade in British healthcare – and the largest awards programme of its type in the world. With 22 categories to choose from the awards reflect the full spectrum of the NHS’s services and challenges.

The awards highlight examples of outstanding practice and innovation that help to safeguard and improve patient care, up and down the country, like no other event.HSJ editor Alastair McLellan said: “As the NHS stands on the brink of its 70th birthday, it faces the biggest financial challenge of its lifetime. Yet despite this, and ever growing demand, it continues to innovate and excel, as the 36th HSJ Awards clearly demonstrates. The NHS has many claims to fame, and one of them is that its restless desire to improve provides the inspirational content for the world’s biggest celebration of healthcare excellence. Competition to be shortlisted has once again been fierce. Congratulations to all that have made the grade.”Entrants demonstrated outstanding practice and innovation, which help to safeguard and improve patient care, improve value and efficiency in healthcare and have been judged to be leading the way in this increasingly important area. The awards received more than 1,500 entries”