Greater Manchester Cancer Awards 2022

Innovation Award

This award celebrates those who have jumped head-first into the world of innovation and have found meaningful ways to embed this in our services to improve the lives of our patients. These innovations could involve the use of digital technology, data, or other new practices set to improve our cancer services. This award seeks to highlight teams that are successfully embracing the opportunities that come from advances in medical technology, data, and connectivity.

  • A clear description of the innovative change and how the team or project has set to use this to improve services
  • Measurable improvements to the quality or effectiveness of the service/project
  • Evidence of meaningful patient / user involvement to shape the project
  • The team or project must be working within cancer services for the Greater Manchester population

Complete the form below to submit your entry.

This is the entry form for the Greater Manchester Cancer Alliance Outstanding Innovation 2022. Please use this space to tell our judges about the project, team or service that you are entering.

Please get straight to the point - remember our judges will have a lot to read!

Each category asks different questions, so please don't copy and paste as you may miss some of the most important questions.

Your Details

Please provide details of the team making the entry to allow us to contact you.

Project Synopsis

Please provide us with a short summary of your project or team in no more than 150 words. This may be added to our website after the awards, enabling us to share knowledge and promote best practice cross the Greater Manchester system. (150 words max)


Clearly demonstrate the benefits of the initiative on patient outcomes and/or experience using a mix of qualitative and quantitative data, including patient and/or staff testimonials. Please indicate if any data shared is unsuitable to be published externally (on our website).

If there are additional benefits to the NHS as a result of this project, please also describe these in your entry. (400 words max)

Working collaboratively

Collaboration is something we are proud of in Greater Manchester and we regularly see a range of teams and organisations working together on projects. Explain who was involved in your work and how a team approach was used to the benefit of the project. You should also include information on involvement with people affected by cancer or members of the public and how they have been able to help to shape your project. (400 words max)


Health inequalities exist throughout our population and reducing these are a critical element to improve the health and cancer outcomes of our population. Discuss the considerations given to reducing inequality as part of your team/project, along with the inequalities identified and how the project has addressed these. (400 words max)

Other comments

Include any other comments, information or testimonials that you feel are relevant to your submission that will help the judges to understand why you should be considered for this award. (200 words max)


Please include one image with your entry, which will be used on our website if your entry is shortlisted.

If you have other supporting documents or images you would like to upload, please do so here. Please note, this should not be a replacement for your online award entry and your online entry will remain the main item of evidence considered by our judges.

Maximum file size is 15mb.

Please do not include any confidential information within your entry form. If you have confidential information included within your entry, please contact or who will help you submit information securely.

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