Recognising Excellence

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Recognising Excellence
Recognising Excellence in Neonatal Care (RENS)

What are the RENS forms and why are we using them?

RENS stands for Recognising Excellence in Neonatal Services. It is an online form that we would like all colleagues throughout the East Midlands Neonatal Network to use to highlight the excellent practice and projects being carried out in the Network. We would like to support all neonatal services to celebrate their achievements and excellence by fostering a culture of shared learning opportunities and building resilience to boost morale within our workforce.

When should a nomination be completed?

Below are examples of when you might like to submit a nomination for a colleague or staff group, however, this is not exhaustive:

  • Providing high quality patient care and support under extremely difficult circumstances.

  • Innovations that promote and improve service quality and safety.

  • Excellence in cross service working.

  • Outstanding achievement in education, teaching or training programmes.

  • Outstanding contribution to Leadership and Management.

  • Excellence in supporting colleagues.

  • Contribution to research.

  • Policy and guideline making.

  • New safety initiatives.

  • Outstanding dedication and commitment to improving the experience of families.

How do I nominate a colleague or staff group?

Click on the link below and complete the form, then press the submit button. Note that you can either nominate an individual or a group.

RENS Nomination Form (form opens in a new window)

What happens next?

The Neonatal Network Management team will review the nominations on a quarterly basis and will contact all those mentioned to recognise their outstanding performance.

Good luck to all of our colleagues.

Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards

Two network projects have been entered for Health Service Journal awards