Guidance

Clinical Impact Awards: application guidance

Application guidance for the national Clinical Impact Awards.

Applies to England and Wales

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ACCIA application portal is open

NHS consultant doctors, dentists and academic GPs can now apply for a new national Clinical Impact Award (NCIA) on the ACCIA application portal.

The application window will be open until 5pm on Wednesday 22 June.

Who this guidance is for

The applicants’ guide is for NHS consultant doctors, dentists and academic GPs applying for a new national Clinical Impact Award in 2022.

The employers’ guide is to help employers who are supporting an application for an award.

The nominators’ guide is for national nominating organisations, recognised by ACCIA, who are providing a supporting citation for an application.

The assessors’ guide is for anyone assessing applications for a national Clinical Impact Award.

Published 9 February 2018
Last updated 10 June 2022 + show all updates
  1. Clarified information on the transitional arrangements in England, with updates made to clarify eligibility for Less Than Full Time applicants.

  2. Added new information on transitional arrangements for England. Added new information on the arrangements for Wales.

  3. Updated to add a link to the ACCIA application portal.

  4. Added the assessors' guide for the 2022 awards round.

  5. Added the nominators' guide for the 2022 awards round.

  6. Added the employers' guide for the 2022 awards round.

  7. Amended the application deadline date from '5pm on 27 June 2022' to '5pm on 22 June 2022'. Added another subheading in Part 3 of the guide titled 'Things to avoid doing when you apply'.

  8. Added an applicants' quick guide for the 2022 awards round.

  9. Updated with applicants' guide for the 2022 awards round. Removed all 2021 guides.

  10. Updated with assessors' guide for the 2021 awards round.

  11. Updated with nominators' guide for the 2021 awards round.

  12. Updated with employers' guide for the 2021 awards round.

  13. Updated with applicants' guide for the 2021 awards round.

  14. Added employers' guide for 2020 awards round.

  15. Updated with applicants' guide for the 2020 awards round of the National Clinical Excellence Awards.

  16. Updated with guidance for the 2019 awards round.

  17. First published.