Excellence in healthcare is celebrated in The BMJ Awards 2015BMJ 2015; 350 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h2459 (Published 07 May 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;350:h2459
- Zosia Kmietowicz
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Projects to reduce the rate of stillbirths in England, to identify the care that patients want at the end of their life, and to help deliver psychotherapy in general practices were all winners in The BMJ Awards 2015 last night.
The awards, sponsored by the Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland (MDDUS), took place at the Westminster Park Plaza Hotel, London. Other winners included a team that set out to improve the care pathway for patients with prostate cancer, another that focused on improving the quality of care of people with hip fracture, and a team that has transformed maternity care in sub-Saharan Africa and south Asia by training health workers there.
The Lifetime Achievement award went to Doug Altman, the master statistician and author of the bestselling book Practical Statistics for Medical …