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Health Service Excellence Awards 2017


Have you been involved in a project or service that has made a real and lasting impression on our health and social services?

If you have why not enter the Health Service Excellence Awards 2017 and tell us about the achievements of you and your team colleagues at work?  This is a great opportunity to showcase your successes.

The aim of the Health Service Excellence Awards is to encourage and inspire people to develop better services that result in easier access and high quality care for patients and to promote pride among staff in relation to our services.  The Awards also aim to highlight the many achievements that take place across a range of staff groups and teams, services and locations, so that we can celebrate success and promote shared learning for the benefit of other services.

Expressions of Interest are now invited for the Health Service Excellence Awards 2017. The awards are open to all staff working in the publicly funded health system. 

The closing date for applications is Friday 15th September 2017.

The Awards are open to all staff working in the public health system directly run or funded by the HSE. These may include any service provided directly to the public including clinical services, primary care or social / family support; support services including catering, portering, security, clerical and management to include people management processes, information technology or service management initiatives.


Overall Best Project Winner 2016 1

Darren McAteer, Medical Ophthalmologist, Jo Shortt, Senior Project Manager, and Paul Mullaney, Ophthalmologist, Sligo General Hospital who represented the Ophthalmology Service project announced as Overall Best Project in the 2016 Health Service Excellence Awards.

Here’s how to enter

  1. Fill in an Application Form here and submit it for consideration (Recommended). Application Forms can also be requested by emailing Completed forms can also be submitted to this address if preferred.
  2. If you need additional help or support contact one of the Awards Co-ordinators
  3. A shortlisting process will take place in October 2017 and shortlisted projects will be contacted and requested to make a Presentation to the Selection Panel