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Last chance to win up to £100k of funding for COPD projects

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Last chance to win up to £100k of funding for COPD projects

Support is available for innovative COPD projects to win up to £100,000 of funding in the latest round of the NHS Innovation Challenge prizes. Get your entry in by 1 Jun 2012.

The latest round of NHS Innovation Challenge prizes is closing on 1 June  - and the scheme is looking to reward innovative COPD services with up to £100,000 of funding.

There is a specific COPD service category which is looking to reward services that:

Use newer technology and other innovations to redesign services:

  • to improve identification and diagnosis of the disease by 25% and reduce the current misdiagnosis level to below the current 30% 
  • and/or reduce admissions and readmissions by 33%.
If you think your service could meet this challenge then your Regional Respiratory Leads can help you to put an application together (contact details for all the Regional Respiratory Leads are at http://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/respiratory-leads/key-documents/contact-details)
Alongside this, The NHS Lung Improvement Team is working with their project sites to bring forward applications to the scheme.
This is your chance to get your service the recognition and the funding that it deserves.- and help to put the best of COPD care on the map.