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clinical excellence award

An awards scheme that in 2004 replaced the local discretionary points scheme and national distinction awards scheme. Clinical excellence awards recognise and reward the exceptional contribution of NHS consultants (including honorary NHS consultants) to the values and goals of the NHS and to patient care.
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The 2015 National Clinical Excellence Awards closed at 5pm on Wednesday 17 June 2015.
At the last Advisory Committee of Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) main committee meeting, a decision was taken not to publish full applications.
He had been Medical Director of the UK National Clinical Excellence Awards, Chairman of the International Health Advisory Board (IHAB) and the Senior Professional advisor to the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman.
The Clinical Excellence Awards scheme recognises and rewards exceptional contribution to the health service and awards are given for a range of achievements, from research and innovation through to the quality of patient care and leadership.
The Clinical Excellence Awards scheme - which has nine levels - recognises and rewards exceptional contribution to the health service.
Aneez Esmail, professor of general practice at the University of Manchester, said performance-related pay in the Government's Clinical Excellence Awards should be overhauled.
Today the basic annual salary of a medical consultant in Wales is between pounds 65,000 and pounds 84,000 but with clinical excellence awards can rise to pounds 155,000.
A third option is for trusts to invest the money in a new system of clinical excellence awards which reward those consultants who show the biggest sustained levels of performance and commitment to the NHS.
The department is currently out to consultation on the future approach to clinical excellence awards.
Sir Len Fenwick, chief executive of the trust, said: "We operate to national regulations and we give the de minimis amount of Clinical Excellence Awards.
Clinical excellence awards are a bonus paid to medical and dental staff including top consultants who already enjoy big salaries.

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