The Quality In Care awards recognise initiatives that improve the
quality of life for people living with diabetes, as judged by the NHS,
patients and industry. These are some of the organisations recognised
at the seventh annual awards.
From left: Consultant
Pharmacist Dr Philip
Katharine Barnard of BHR
Ltd with staff from DRWF,
Claire Levy, Lee Calladine,
and Chief Exec Sarah Tutton
picking up their award.
he NHS England
Contribution Award for
Services in Diabetes
was won by Oliver Jelley.
The judges stated,"Oliver Jelley has
been a tireless worker trying to improve
diabetes care - always unobtrusive yet
present due to his inherent passion and
zeal to help others."
An Empowering People with Diabetes
awards was won by www.T1resources.
uk which his 'Rated, Reviewed, Reliable',
collating a host of websites run for (and
sometimes by) people with diabetes,
supported by King's College London and
the Health Innovation Network. The award
was picked up by some of the website's
contributors, Mike Kendall, Dr Sophie
Harris and Kevin Winchcombe.
The Judges' Special Award was
won by Diabetes Wellness Events,
Empowering People in Effective SelfManagement run by the charity Diabetes
Research & Wellness Foundation (DRWF).
DRWF's Wellness Days bring together
a wealth of information under one roof for
people living with diabetes, their family
members, carers, friends and those with
an interest in diabetes. The event is run in
close collaboration with local healthcare
services, complementing and reinforcing