Best Use of Technology to Improve the Working Environment
This award is aimed at recognising an organisation that demonstrates the meaningful use of technology to improve the working environment – to give nurses and midwives more time to care. This category will recognise organisations that use technology to support better training, mobile working or flexible working, in order to improve the working environment and release more time for them to spend with patients and service users.
What are the judges looking for?
The judges will be looking for evidence of the smooth implementation or use of technology that supports the working environment, supported by meaningful quantitative and qualitative evidence that highlights:
- Innovation – Innovative and well implemented technology that supports the workforce, whether through training, mobile working and flexibility as examples
- Value – demonstration of a clear improvement in the working environment, with the use of meaningful data and case studies
- Adaptability – ideas that could be easily adopted by other organisations
- Collaboration – evidence of the involvement of other professionals or services in the project
Please attach any supporting evidence to your application that you feel is relevant. This can include testimonials, evaluations or any other appropriate evidence.
Stage one of the judging process involves shortlisting entries based solely on the information provided here. Stage two will involve a roundtable discussion between judges to decide a winner, so please make sure this entry includes as much evidence as possible.
Take a look at what our 2019 winner had to say about winning this award: