Affidea Ireland sponsors Irish Healthcare Awards 2017

Affidea Ireland was proud once again to support another year of the Irish Healthcare Awards that celebrate and recognise the innovation, excellence and achievement in the Irish healthcare sector.

Hosted by the Irish Medical Times and now in their 16th year, 2017 saw the introduction of a number of new categories to further reflect the breadth of innovation, excellence and achievements of all those working in the health service.

Winners were announced at a glittering gala event held in Dublin’s historic Round Room at the Mansion House, presented by broadcaster and journalist Chris Donoghue.

CEO Tom Finn and Medical Director Gavin Briggs were honoured to present three awards on the night. Firstly, the Innovation in General Practice award to Northdoc Medical Services: DDoc GP Out-of-Hours Doctors Handbook. Secondly, the Outpatient Initiative of the Year award to Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital, Crumlin: National Outreach Paediatric Cardiology Services – Keeping Thousands of Children Close to Home. And, finally, the Practice Nurse of the Year award to Laura Tully – Athlone Institute of Technology.

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists, who can be found here.

The foundation upon which Affidea has been built is trust. Both doctors and patients know that we strive to provide the best standard of care, delivered by the best professionals with the most modern technologies. Patients trust and rely on doctors. Doctors trust and rely on us.
What’s Affidea’s secret to transforming the standards of healthcare service provision? Our people. Healthcare professionals that know what they are doing and care about what they do. They make us who we are today. And who we want to be tomorrow.
We implement the highest standards and procedures to ensure safety. Affidea is committed to becoming the first European diagnostic provider to shape a new paradigm in patient safety by introducing a company wide Dose Excellence Programme ensuring the right balance between dose and image quality.
Affidea has an extensive network of international affiliations with the world’s top medical institutions to ensure that our doctors always have immediate access to the latest medical knowledge, clinical guidelines and medical procedures in all Affidea medical centres in order to ensure the highest quality diagnostics and cancer treatment.
We know that hospitality is important.  We care about how you feel and want to make each visit  to an Affidea centre as comfortable as we can.  An exceptional patient experience is ensured by delivering a personalised service in modern and comfortable service settings where you feel safe and confident that you are receiving the highest quality medical care.
Technology has done more for health today than it has ever done and will do even more in the future. Affidea is committed to operating a best in class medical equipment base and maintain it’s long standing relations with major equipment producers to ensure our patients will always have access to the latest, most innovative and effective technology.
We develop and exchange best practice. Patients deserve to know what we do, how we do it and why we do it. The continuous improvement of all Affidea care delivery processes is achieved by capitalising on the company’s extensive experience in 14 European countries and an organised effort to share best practice to improve patient safety and patient experience.