Dear ALSGBI Member
Re: ACCEA 2018
The 2018 national awards round has now been announced and there is a very tight timeline for the application process this year. The round will officially open on Tuesday 13 February and will close at 5:00pm on Thursday 12 April 2018
Those who would like ALSGBI support should complete and submit their applications forms (A, D, E & F).
Guidance can also be found on the ACCEA website at:
Consultants will need to put in a renewal application if:
- they received their current award in the 2014 round
- their award was last renewed in 2013 (awarded in 2009, 2004, 1999)
In some cases, consultants will be renewing out of the usual cycle. Awards are reviewed earlier if there is a change in job or a significant change in job plan.
If you would like to apply for ALSGBI support for a Bronze, Silver or Gold Award please ensure that your completed application forms are sent via email to Jenny Treglohan (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 9am on Wednesday 28 February 2018 at the very latest.
As a rule, candidates for Bronze (Level 9) should have a minimum of at least five local Clinical Excellence Awards, and those applying for Silver (Level 10) and Gold (Level 11) should have held their current awards (Bronze for Silver applicants, Silver for Gold applicants) for a minimum of four years to have a realistic chance of success. Furthermore ACCEA (and therefore ALSGBI) will only consider those achievements made since the last award for Silver, Gold applicants.
Can we also remind you that the responsibility for submitting your application appropriately and on time to ACCEA rests entirely with you, the applicant.
If you are successful in receiving ALSGBI support then ALSGBI will be responsible for submitting your citation of support. However we would expect you to submit your application to ACCEA at least 7 days before the ACCEA stated closing date to enable the ALSGBI office to upload the ALSGBI citation onto your application on the ACCEA website.
Could we also suggest that you seek similar support from all other ACCEA registered nominating national associations/societies at which you are a member?
With best wishes
Mr David Mahon
Honorary Secretary, ALSGBI