The 2021 National Clinical Excellence Awards Round will open today (Monday 7 December) and will remain open until 1700 on Thursday 18 March.
The Advisory Committee on Clinical Excellence Awards (ACCEA) will accept applications for new national awards from consultants and academic GPs working for the NHS in England and Wales and for renewed awards from those due to renew their award in 2021. This includes those who were due to renew in 2020 and whose awards were extended by one year.
If you intend to apply for a new award, advancement of an award or renewal of an award and wish to seek a supporting statement from the College, please note the following:
Applying for Bronze, Silver or Gold Awards.
You must submit your application online direct to ACCEA by Thursday 18 March. If you wish to apply for a supporting statement from the College, you should submit a copy of your application forms to firstname.lastname@example.org by 1700 on Friday, 22 January. Your application will then be considered by the College Distinction Awards Committee and you will be informed of the Committee’s decision in late February. You may also seek a supporting statement from College if you are applying for renewal of an existing award. You should apply for a renewal if you received your current award in the 2017 round or if your award was last renewed in 2016.
Applying for a New Platinum Award
You should submit your application for a new Platinum award to email@example.com (NOT directly to ACCEA) by 1700 on Friday 22 January. The applications considered to be suitable by the College are then forwarded to the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges for scoring, ranking, and subsequent submission, as appropriate, to ACCEA.
Applications for renewal of a Platinum award should be submitted online directly to ACCEA. However, a supporting statement may also be sought from College for a Platinum renewal in the same way as for Bronze, Silver and Gold.
In all requests for College support, please outline the activities you have undertaken on behalf of the College.
Application forms for 2021 will be available on the ACCEA website in due course but for the purposes of applying for College support, you may use the 2020 Application forms. The number of forms you may submit is dependent upon the level of award applied for. Please read the Guidance notes for applicants before applying. These will be available on the ACCEA website ahead of the round opening.
CRITICAL DATES TO NOTE:
|Monday 7 December 2020||Round opens|
|Friday 22 January 2021 at 1700||Deadline for submission to College for support for all levels of Award. Late submissions will not be accepted.|
|Thursday 18 March 2021 @ 1700||Round closes|
If you have any queries regarding the College process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Lindsey Borthwick on 0141 465 7339.