Professor David Owens wins the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards 2018

30 May 2018

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Professor David Raymond Owens has won the RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards 2018 for outstanding clinical activity that contributed to excellence in patient care overseas. Professor  Owens, lead for DRU Cymru's Retinopathy work package, received the award for supporting the establishment of diabetes care services in Mauritius, Trinidad and Peru. This included forming diabetic retinopathy screening programmes and foot care services as well as initiating training for retinal screeners and new specialist nurses.

The winners of the Royal College of Physicians' (RCP's) Excellence in Patient Care Awards 2018 were revealed at a dedicated ceremony held in the RCP's Dorchester Library on Tuesday 29 May.The awards were launched in 2015 to promote and reward the impressive work that physicians are doing around the world to improve patient care, through education, innovation, research and clinical practice.

 

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