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Sponsors and supporters

We are delighted to have the support from the following organisations

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IPEM is a charity and the professional body for physicists, clinical and biomedical engineers and technologists working in medicine and biology. Our 4,700+ members work in hospitals, academia and industry across the UK and internationally.

Members perform a range of vital tasks, ensuring patients are correctly diagnosed and safely treated for illnesses such as cancer through their work on imaging and radiotherapy. Others develop, maintain and manage medical equipment such as MRI and ultrasound scanners, X-ray machines and patient monitors.

All are committed to our mission of transforming health through the application of physics and engineering in medicine for the public benefit.



With over 19,000 members in 73 countries, the Institute of Biomedical Science (IBMS) is the leading professional body for scientists, support staff and students in the field of biomedical science.

For over 100 years we have been dedicated to the promotion, development and delivery of excellence in biomedical science within all aspects of healthcare, and to providing the highest standards of service to patients and the public.

By supporting our members in their practice we set quality standards for the profession through: training, education, assessments, examinations and continuous professional development. We offer research grants to members to advance biomedical science which supports their original research into scientific developments.

Our publications and training events ensure our members are kept up to date on the latest scientific developments and news. Through public relations and marketing campaigns, we raise awareness of the vital role biomedical science plays in healthcare and promote career opportunities in the profession. www.ibms.org



The HSC Clinical Education Centre (CEC) is a regional service and is part of the HSC Business Services Organisation (BSO). The HSC CEC designs, develops and delivers post registration education that supports Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals across Northern Ireland to provide safe and effective interventions and care. CEC works closely and collaboratively with key stakeholders to provide a diverse range of education across all Programmes of Care. Appropriate teaching methods are adopted to optimise the learning and development experiences of the nursing, midwifery and AHP workforce and ultimately to improve health outcomes for the Northern Ireland population.

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Macmillan is here to do whatever it takes to help everyone with cancer live life as fully as they can. Cancer is personal, and everyone, regardless of who and where they are, deserves high quality care that helps them, as well as treating their cancer. Personalised care is a lifeline, not a luxury but right now, not everyone gets the support they need.

We are a force for change, pioneering new and ever better ways to support people with cancer. We’re on a mission to bring forward the day when everyone with cancer gets life-transforming standards of care from diagnosis on.


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The Public Health Agency is the major regional organisation for health protection, health and social wellbeing improvement, and reducing health inequalities in Northern Ireland. We are a multi-disciplinary, multi-professional body working in partnership with individuals, communities and other key organisations.

Our vision is that “All people and communities are enabled and supported in achieving their full health and wellbeing potential, and inequalities in health are reduced.”

The Allied Health Professions team supports the public health agenda to improve health outcomes, ensure sustainability of services, build capacity, and reduce health inequalities in Northern Ireland.


The Ulster University School of Health Sciences is one of the largest and longest established allied health professional academic schools in the UK and Ireland, offering six AHP undergraduate programmes together with healthcare science. Students engage in interprofessional learning on campus and during their professional practice placements, fostering effective partnership working to enhance their future clinical practice.  We have a distinguished history of producing graduates who become leaders in research, health and social care services and education. The School provide much of the postgraduate learning (uni-professional and multi-professional) opportunities for healthcare practitioners working in Northern Ireland and beyond. We work with key stakeholders to directly impact on healthcare policy and practice and contribute to social and economic development through technology and knowledge transfer. The School prides itself on the close working relationships with the Health and Social Care Trusts and the Department of Health NI. The School holds a Bronze Athena Swan award; the Athena SWAN Charter recognises and celebrates good employment practice for women working in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) in higher education and research.

School of Health Sciences - Ulster University

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The HSC Leadership Centre is a unit of the Business Service Organisation (BSO) Directorate of Operational Services.

The Team at the Centre is made up of senior management, consultants support staff.

The Centre offers a range of innovative, high quality and cost-effective products and services to HSC organisations and NI Fire and Rescue Service across four areas:

  • Consultancy- bespoke support to meet client needs
  • Leadership and Management Development
  • Brochure programmes
  • Digital Consultancy- our consultants offer a wide range of programmes from basic IT skills through to the development of innovative IT solutions to support transformation and change

If you are interested in finding out more about the awards or becoming a sponsor, please contact Ali- ali@chamberdunn.co.uk 

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The Advancing Healthcare Awards

The Advancing Healthcare Awards have been running for almost 20 years and recognise the work of allied health professionals and healthcare scientists leading innovative healthcare practice across the UK. 

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