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Bright Sparks Awards

Healthcare innovators are being invited to submit their ideas for a prestigious annual competition recognising innovation and excellence in healthcare.

Now in its 14th year, the Bright Ideas in Health Awards encourage, celebrate and reward the outstanding innovation and excellence emerging from front line NHS staff and SMEs in the North East and North Cumbria.

Highlighting the NHS staff and healthcare SMEs working to improve patient care throughout the region, this year’s hopeful healthcare pioneers are being encouraged to submit their inventions and innovative ideas as the contest opens for entries.

This year there are seven categories:

Innovative Technology or Device,
Service Improvement,
Patient Safety and Quality Improvement,
Outstanding Industry Collaboration with the NHS,
Primary and Community Care,
Research Delivery Impact, sponsored by NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria,
Most Innovative NHS Education Provider, sponsored by Health Education England North East.

However the deadline is rapidly approaching - 11th September 2017

For further information visit the AHSN website -

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