The UK’s biggest conference for healthcare professionals working in diabetes has launched an awards programme to reward excellence in the diabetes industry.
Diabetes Professional Care (DPC) has teamed up with The Diabetes Times to unveil the project, which aims to showcase success and innovation across the industry including pharmaceutical, medical device and life sciences industries working in diabetes care.
Submissions for the 15 categories will open on May 1 and the ceremony will take place in London during this year’s DPC on the evening of Wednesday, November 14, to mark World Diabetes Day.
These organisations play a crucial role in developing and providing products, services and research that enable people with diabetes to have better outcomes, DPC founder Maggie Meer
DPC founder Maggie Meer said: “These special awards have been designed for organisations who are involved in diabetes to showcase excellence, success and innovation across the diagnostics, life sciences, pharmaceutical and medical device industries. We recognise that these organisations play a crucial role in developing and providing products, services and research that enable people with diabetes to have better outcomes.”
The prestigious accolades will be judged independently by leading professionals from the diabetes community.The top award, ’The Diabetes Times Excellence Award’, will be judged and presented by the Editor of The Diabetes Times, Oliver Jelley.
The journalist added: “These awards are about celebrating the achievements, standards of excellence and commitment to quality and positive outcomes of the companies working in diabetes care. We are proud to be part of this positive initiative and believe it is about time we had a unique awards programme for companies working in diabetes care.”
People interested in entering can register their interest here.
DPC launched in 2015 and last year attracted a record 3,235 delegates. The free-to-attend, CPD-accredited event is for healthcare professionals involved in the prevention, treatment and management of diabetes, and its related conditions.
Registration is open for this year’s DPC conference, which takes place at Olympia London on November 14 and 15.