Announcing NCHA and NHMC Winners of

The PMEA Award UK National 2021
Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic Crisis

‘On the Front Line – Behind extraordinary achievement you’ll always discover extraordinary collaboration’.

Alison Davis, Chair of the National Clinical Homecare Association (NCHA) is delighted to announce that the NCHA in collaboration with Susan Gibert, National Homecare Medicines Committee (NHMC) has won this prestigious PMEA award.

The award recognises the hard work and commitment in supporting patients during the COVID-19 Crisis across the Clinical Homecare Industry and the partnership working with the NHS, the National Homecare Medicines Committee (NHMC) and most importantly the Patient groups whom have worked so hard to support their members and carers.

By winning this award, it gives thanks to all NCHA members and teams who have worked in unison with a shared vision and overriding priority to safely support 372,000 existing patients pre-covid to remain on a safe homecare services whilst supporting those who could not easily access their clinical teams due to the hospital in-patient influx patients with Covid–19. Whilst, at the same time taking on >72,000 new patients across >765 new service contracts to help reduce patient footfall in the hospitals and reduce the pressure on the NHS at this critical time.

The level of determination, commitment, flexibility and ability to work in partnership in support of patients has truly been exceptional and this has been recognised by the judging panel.

NHCA and NHMC would also like to give thanks to the patient groups we have worked with to improve communication for all patients and also recognise the continued support received from the Pharmaceutical sector and in particular the Association British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI).

It really is true that:
Behind extraordinary achievement you’ll always discover extraordinary collaboration’