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Application and Selection Process

Applicants are requested to fill in an Application Form and submit it for consideration.

Fill in an Application Form here and submit it for consideration (Recommended). Application Forms can also be requested by emailing


Selection process

Phase 1

In September 2017, the applications received will be forwarded to the relevant Co-ordinators.

Applications will then be shortlisted by the Co-ordinator (in the relevant area), CHO personnel (in the relevant area), and Hospital Group personnel (in the relevant area).  The shortlisting will be based on the application submitted. 

Approval from the Project Sponsor / Manager in each Delivery Unit is required to validate the authenticity of the existence of the project on which an application is being made.


Phase 2

The projects shortlisted for the Presentation to the Selection Panel will meet in October 2017 (allowing the team / groups time to prepare their presentations).  On the day, 6 projects will be announced as having qualified for the Health Service Excellence Awards Final event to be held in December 2017.

The Overall Winner will be selected by the Selection Panel and announced at the Health Service Excellence Awards Final event. In addition there will be a Popular Choice Award which will be decided by a special online voting poll and the Best Team Project Award.  Staff will be encouraged to vote for the project of their choice via the HSE website.


Phase 3

The National Recognition Event will take place in December 2017.  The finalists (6 projects) will attend this event.  The overall winner and the Popular Choice Award and the Best Team Project Award will be announced.


National Selection Panel

To be confirmed shortly.