Irish Healthcare Centre Awards 2018 Finalists

The level of entry was so high that the category was split into two. The Child Health and Wellbeing winners were:
Healthcare Initiative – Child Health and Wellbeing – Hospital/National Centre: Department of Children & Youth Affairs, Department of Education & Skills and the Department of Health – “Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) for Pre-School”
Healthcare Initiative – Child Health and Wellbeing – Clinic/Specialised Centre: Better Finglas – “Preparing for Life Community Midwife Role Within the Area Based Childhood Programme”

The finalists were as follows:
Healthcare Initiative – Child Health and Wellbeing – Hospital/National Centre:

  • HSE – Cork University Hospital – “Developing Information Leaflets for Parents, Patients and Guardians”
  • The Rotunda Hospital – “The Beads of Courage Program”
  • Department of Children & Youth Affairs, Department of Education & Skills and the Department of Health – “Access and Inclusion Model (AIM) for Pre-School”
  • Temple Street Childrens University Hospital – “Using Mortality Data in Children and Young People”
  • Tusla – Child and Family Agency – “Meitheal and The Prevention, Partnership and Family Support Programme”
  • Adelaide and Meath Hospital / The National Children’s Hospital – “Implementation of a Multi-Sensory Room in a Children’s Outpatient Department”
  • Cork University Hospital – “Development and Implementation of a Children’s Services Website in Cork University Hospital”

Healthcare Initiative – Child Health and Wellbeing – Clinic/Specialised Centre:

  • TUSLA/ Foróige Connemara Family Services – “Youth Initiative”
  • Early Learning Initiative – “ABC 0-2 Home Visiting and Parent Support Programme”
  • Archways – “The Upto2 Programme”
  • Bessborough Centre Crèche – “How the Outdoor Education Environment Impacts Child Health and Wellbeing”
  • Better Finglas – “Preparing for Life Community Midwife Role Within the Area Based Childhood Programme”
  • Community Medical Department of the HSE – “Establishing a Specialised Child Development Assessment Clinic in Galway”
  • Finn Valley Primary Care Team / Public Health Nursing Service – “Healthy Bladder and Bowel Clinics for Children and Their Parents in Donegal”
  • Bons Secours Hospital Cork – “The First and Only Dedicated Paediatric Concussion Service in Ireland for Improving Child Health and Wellbeing”