2017 Early Career / Student Award: Call for nominations

The BCS Primary Healthcare Specialist Group (PHCSG) Early Career*/Student** Award recognises innovation and excellence in Primary Care Computing. It will be awarded to those who have made an outstanding contribution to the subject. The contribution can be a paper, a piece of software/application, or a set of accomplishments. All will be considered and submissions need not necessarily be related to the conference theme.

If you think you know someone who has made an important personal contribution that can be linked to Primary Care Computing, then please encourage them to make a submission. They will need to provide as much information as they can, including why they think their submission is worthy of the prize.

If you wish to discuss a possible submission, please contact Chair, Dr John Robinson via chair@phcsg.org

Send John Perry submissions before 31 July 2017 by email to: secretary@phcsg.org

An award of £250 is made as well as a certificate. The prize winner will be announced at the annual dinner of the 37th Primary Healthcare Specialist Group on Thursday, 12th October followed by presentation by the winner at our Annual Conference to be held on Friday, 13th October 2017 at Combe Abbey, Warwickshire, CV3 2AB.

The winning entrant will be published online via www.phcsg.org and invited to publish their work via open source BCS Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics

Submissions should be sent by email to: secretary@phcsg.org

Subject: Early Career/Student Award 2017

Entrants will be notified of outcome around 2nd week in September.

Please circulate to students and relevant networks and let me know if you need any further information.

* Early career is defined as 5years or under
** Student is defined as current or within past two years

Dr John Robinson
Chairman, Primary Health Care Specialist Group
BCS: The Chartered Institute for IT