Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards 2021 round

Date: 14th December 2020


The OAA has been informed that the national Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) will run a round of national awards in 2021. The 2021Clinical Excellence Awards round opened on 7th December 2020 and will close at 17:00 on Thursday 18th March 2021.

Clinical Excellence Awards recognise and reward NHS consultants who perform ‘over and above’ the standard expected of their role. The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards gives awards for quality and excellence, acknowledging personal contributions.

The OAA will accept applications from consultants for new Bronze, Silver and Gold awards, and will conduct a scoring, ranking and nomination process in accordance with ACCEA guidance.

The OAA can also support applications for renewal of awards by including application forms in the scoring process and submitting citations on behalf of renewal applicants.

If you wish the OAA to consider supporting your application for a national award, please complete your application and submit to secretariat@oaa-anaes.ac.uk by no later than 09:00 on Wednesday 27th January 2021. Please note that the OAA is only able to support 8 Bronze, 2 Silver and 2 Gold applications.

In order to assist us with the processing of your application, when you submit your forms, please include in your covering email the name and email address of a potential citation writer. The OAA will contact citation writers identified by applicants by email to request citations. Please note that if successful, your citation would need to be submitted to secretariat@oaa-anaes.ac.uk by 09:00 on Monday 1st March 2021.

For more information on the process, you can refer to the ACCEA website as well as the Association of Anaesthetists and RCoA websites. If you have any questions, please email secretariat@oaa-anaes.ac.uk.

Dr. Chris Elton, OAA President

Summary:

1. Please submit your application form(s) by 09:00 on Wednesday 27th January 2021 by email to the OAA secretariat (secretariat@oaa-anaes.ac.uk) if you would like the OAA to consider supporting your application for a new national award or renewal of an existing award. At the same time please provide a name & an email address for someone who can potentially write your citation.
2. The OAA ACCEA panel will assess and rank your application. We will let you know by Friday 12th February 2021 if your application will be supported by the OAA.
3. If the OAA supports your application and has informed you by email that it will do so, your citation from your nominated citation writer needs to be emailed to the OAA secretariat (secretariat@oaa-anaes.ac.uk) by 09:00 on Monday 1st March 2021.
4. The OAA will then submit the citation and its own ranked list (for each level of award) to the ACCEA online system before 17:00 on Thursday 18th March 2021, when the 2021 ACCEA round closes.
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