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National Ambulance Service wins overall prize at The Irish Healthcare Awards

Dec 1, 2020, by Amanda Creane - Category: Healthcare

The Irish Healthcare Awards are Ireland's leading and most prestigious medical Awards. Created by Irish Medical Times, the Awards are now in their 19th year and recognise innovation and excellence across the Irish healthcare sector.

GS1 Ireland sponsored two of the categories, An Duais Mhór (The Overall Prize) and Best Covid-19 Response: Public sector (Hospital).

Congratulations to Mater Misericordiae University Hospital for their submission “Geriatrician Led Assisted Discharge (GLAD) Programme: Telemedicine support for community dwelling vulnerable elderly and nursing home residents in north Dublin” which won the Best Covid-19 Response: Public sector (Hospital).

National Ambulance Service receive An Duais Mhór (The Overall Prize) 

Well done to the National Ambulance Service on receiving An Duais Mhór (The Overall Prize), chosen by the judges as the overall outstanding person, project or organisation from all of the category winners. Well done to the NAS who outstanded the judges with their combined bravery, selflessness, innovation, and, hard work during the most challenging of our nations times in recent years. Early into the Covid-19 pandemic before much was known about the disease and the threat it posed they were at the forefront- responsible at the early stages of the pandemic for 15% of all Covid-19 tests performed nationally, at great personal risk to themselves and their families. 

The virtual awards ceremony, is available to watch on demand. And this year's winners list is available here.