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RCN Northern Ireland

Inspiring Excellence Award

The Inspiring Excellence Award for mental health and learning disability, sponsored by Niamh (Northern Ireland Association for Mental Health), is open to registered nurses working with children and young people, adults or older people who use mental health or learning disability services.

Candidates must demonstrate that they have improved the quality of life of service-users in either a mental health or learning disability setting.

Nominees for the Inspiring Excellence Award must currently be a registered nurse from Northern Ireland working in a mental health or learning disability setting. Please check that the person you wish to nominate is content for you to nominate them.

Nominations must be made by someone who is familiar with the work of the nominee.

How to apply

Fill out the application form and complete a 500 word summary showing evidence of:

• Collaborative working with service users (and/or their representatives) to design and deliver person centred plans of care and treatment, a service delivery model or a service delivery process that are supported by a robust evidence base

• Evaluation of service provision to ensure the most effective personalised plans, service model or service delivery

• Measurable outcomes that demonstrate an improved quality of life.

Download the Inspiring Excellence Award for mental health and learning disability Award application form here

For more information please call 028 90 384 600.