Digital Health and Care Awards 2023

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In February 2023 we celebrated Holyrood Connect’s 6th annual Digital Health and Care Awards, Scotland’s premier celebration of digital innovation across the health and social care sector.

The awards recognise the achievements of the individuals and teams working in the health, social care and housing sectors whose creativity and innovation continues to put Scotland at the forefront of the digital revolution. This year, we were pleased to introduce two new categories to reflect this innovation: the Digital Inclusion Award and the Digital Service Transformation Award. You can find out who this year’s winners were in the tab below.

The Awards took place on the evening of 21st February at the Kimpton Charlotte Square hotel in Edinburgh, celebrating some of the fantastic work that has been taking place throughout the country over the past year.

The awards were hosted by health journalist Pennie Taylor, and included opening remarks from Caroline Lamb, Chief Executive of NHS Scotland and Director-General of Health and Social Care at the Scottish Government.

Data Driven Innovation Award

in association with InterSystems


Reduction and Prevention of Pressure Ulcers in a Care at Home Setting - Highland Home Carers


Technology Enabled Independent Living Award 

in association with Lilli


Long Covid MyTailoredTalks - NHS Lothian and Chest Heart & Stroke Scotland


Industry Collaboration Award 


Medical Interoperability Gateway (MIG) - Healthcare Gateway with NHS Dumfries and Galloway


Digital Health and Care Team Award

in association with System C (CMM)


The KIDS Team - Specialist Children's Services, NHSGGC


NEW for 2023 Digital Inclusion Award


A Digital Approach to Harm Reduction - Simon Community Scotland


NEW for 2023 Digital Service Transformation Award


People Want to Live a Life, Not a Service - Social Work Scotland with Rachel Mason


 Digital Leader Award

in association with InterSystems


Dr Margaret Whoriskey - Head of Technology Enabled Care and Digital Healthcare Innovation, Scottish Government 

Lesley Holdsworth Headshot
Clinical Lead for Digital Health and Care
Donald Macaskill Headshot
Chief Executive
Alyson Scurfield Headshot
Chief Executive Officer
Sarah Redmond Headshot
Chief Officer
Head of Sales - Scotland

What are the Digital Health Awards?

The 6th annual Digital Health & Care Awards are Scotland’s premier celebration of digital innovation across health and social care.

Who is eligible to enter?

All public and third sector organisations are eligible to enter. We also have a collaboration category that private sector companies can enter. Projects must be based in Scotland.

How do I enter?

You can apply online using our nomination form, which is here. The process should not take longer than 20 minutes. There are 7 categories, which you can read about in the "Categories" tab.

Can I save my entry?

You can save your entry and come back to it later.

How many categories can I apply for?

The number of submissions is not limited. A project may be submitted in different categories.

Can I nominate my own project?


When is the closing date for the Digital Health Awards?

Entries are due to close at 6pm on Tuesday 10th January, 2023.

Is it free to enter?

Entries are free of charge.

When will I know if I have been shortlisted?

The shortlist is due to be announced in the w/c 16th January 2023.

How will I know if I’ve won?

Winners will be announced at the Digital Health Awards ceremony on 21st February 2023.

When and where will the ceremony be held?

The ceremony will be held on the evening of the 21st of February, 2023, at the Kimpton Charlotte Square hotel in Edinburgh.

Will I receive tickets to the awards if I’m shortlisted?

Yes, all shortlisted nominees will receive a complimentary place at the awards dinner. 

    Event Details
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