Advancing Healthcare Awards – The Shortlist 2017

Outstanding allied health professionals and healthcare scientists from throughout the UK have been shortlisted in this year’s Advancing Healthcare awards. Chamberlain Dunn, the organisers of the awards, are delighted to report a record 160 entries were received from which the judges selected several in each category to go forward to the judging day, hosted on 14 February by the College of Occupational Therapists.


For details of the shortlist, click here AHA 17 – The Shortlist


This unique awards programme, which crosses boundaries and fosters partnership working, is open to allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles. The awards will be presented on 31 March 2017 at the Chelsea Harbour Hotel in London.


New this year is the Guardian award for innovation in mental health services which attracted over 30 entries, many from art, music and drama therapists whose work is often overlooked. We are also recognising our Rising Stars, research champions, entrepreneurs and innovators.


The awards are sponsored by Health Education England, National Institute for Health Research, NHS Employers, Faculty of Public Health, Public Health England, Welsh Government, Scottish Government, Department of Health Northern Ireland, the Academy for Healthcare Science, Macmillan Cancer Support, the Society of Radiographers, Health Services Laboratories and The Guardian.


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Organised by Chamberlain Dunn, these UK-wide Awards, now in their eleventh year, recognise and reward projects and professionals that lead innovative healthcare practice and make a real difference to patients’ lives in the healthcare science and allied health professions.


For further information contact Rachael Fisher on tel: 020 8334 4500 Chamberlain Dunn, The Old Candlemakers, West St, Lewes, BN7 2NZ.