|Name of award or bursary?||CSSC Service Development Award|
|Responsible officer or team member?||BSG Clinical Services & Standards Committee (CSSC) Manager|
|Amount and details of award?||The winnerapplicant/s will receive free registration for the day and a £500 award for the winner, £300 for 2nd, and £100 for 3rd place (new for 2022). The award ceremony will take place at the BSG annual conference.|
The winner will also receive a framed certificate. The certificate is sent as PDF via email if Annual Meeting is digital.
|Scope||This is for an individual or team that has made a demonstrable impact on patient care by innovative service improvement.|
|Criteria||Applicants must demonstrate how they or a colleague have improved service provision or had a positive impact on patient care.|
Applicants must be BSG members to be eligible.
The winner is required to attend to receive their prize; registration that day will be free of charge. If the winner wishes to attend additional days, a discounted registration will apply.
|Timeline – advertising||Launches 6 months prior to the conference, or in line with other annual meeting awards|
|Timeline – submission||Opens 6 months prior to the Annual Meeting at the same time as the Trainees and CSSC awards, closes 4 months before conference.|
|Decision maker||Panel of BSG reviewers recruited by the CSSC Chair and includes Editor-in-Chief Frontline Gastroenterology (FG)|
|Who is it paid by?||BSG|
|How is it paid?||1st Prize £500|
2nd Prize £300
3rd Prize £100 with the award being presented at the BSG meeting each year plus free entry on the day.
|Request CSSC Chair to identify reviewers for award||11 month before closing date|
2nd June 2021
|Send criteria to reviewers and remind them of timelines||2 weeks before closing|
19th July 2021
|Download applications from the website and send them to the office Committee lead||Day after the application deadline|
5th July 2021
|Applications sent to reviewers||3 weeks after the application deadline|
26th July 2021
|Reviewers to return scores for collating||3 weeks after the application deadline|
26th July 2021
|Scores collated and sent to CSSC Chair for overview||1 day after receiving all scores|
27th July 2021
|CSSC Chair to review and confirm the winner with Committee Lead and bsg marketing||2 days to review|
30th July 2021
|Notification emails sent to winner and applicants||1 month after the application deadline|
2nd August 2021
|Winner notified to Head of Communications and finance||Once emails have been sent|
3rd August 2021