Sustainability Hero 2023

The Sustainability Hero Award is one of five award categories in our Clinical Audit Heroes Awards. This award recognises clinical audits that are planning for or supporting practice in the future.

Please note that the Clinical Audit Heroes Awards 2023 have now closed.

The winner of this award will be announced at a Sustainability themed Lunch & Learn event, hosted by NQICAN, on Friday 23 June 2023 (12.30-1.30pm); details of which can be found on our Clinical Audit Awareness Week page.  Please keep this date/time free if you have entered this award.

Eligibility criteria

Submissions must meet the following criteria:

  • Must involve a clinical audit(s)*
  • Individuals or teams can be nominated by themselves or by others
  • Projects, individuals or teams can be involved in any type of healthcare setting in the UK
  • Those nominated must have led or made a substantial contribution to the successful delivery of the project
  • Includes evidence specific to each award
  • The project period must have been since 1st October 2021
  • Shows evidence of clinical audits that will have a sustainable impact, either environmentally or organisationally

*HQIP Best Practice in Clinical Audit

A key theme running through all categories is excellence in clinical audit and quality improvement techniques, with clinical audit helping to fuel real and impactful improvements in health and care.

Judging criteria

Submissions will be judged on the following criteria:

  • Clear need identified
  • Championing data-driven and evidence-based improvement as good practice
  • Clear project design with a focus on sustainability
  • Evidence of engagement with stakeholders
  • Successful approach