Progress Lifeline Announced as Double Winners for ITEC Awards 2019

Posted on: 17/10/2019

Progress Lifeline announced today that they were double Winners in the ITEC Awards 2019. Winning both the Integrated TEC Services Award along with their Services Director Loraine Simpson winning the Individual TEC Leadership Award – Operational Leader. 

The awards celebrate the positive impact technology enabled care services have on the lives of millions of people in the UK.Run by The Telecare Services Association (TSA), the ITEC Awards were held at the prestigious Gala Dinner at this year’s International Technology Enabled Care conference on the evening of the 15 October 2019 at the ICC Birmingham. 

TSA Chief Executive, Alyson Scurfield comments: “Organisation like Progress Lifeline make a huge difference to the lives of people here in the UK and worldwide. The ITEC Awards are designed to celebrate the very best the TEC industry has to offer and is a hallmark of quality for both those shortlisted and the winners. It’s a great achievement and I’d like to congratulate Progress Lifeline and Loraine Simpson on winning these significant and exciting awards.”

Service Director for Progress Lifeline, Loraine Simpson who won the award for Individual TEC Leadership said, “I am delighted we have won the award for our integrated services and personally for the leadership award. We have a great team and have had another great year at Progress Lifeline supporting our service users to live independently. We have achieved some big milestones this year. Our lifting service has assisted 10,000 people avoiding the need for an ambulance.”

She continues, “We are implementing our new future focused strategy including; more investment in our teams, products, technology, customer care and business development. We continue to grow and continue to provide the highest quality service to our existing and new customers.”

The ITEC (International Technology Enabled Care) Awards showcase exceptional work in Technology Enabled Care and are designed to recognise excellence, innovation and outstanding achievement within the sector.

The Awards were judged by a panel of industry experts consisting of:

  • Professor George Crooks OBE, CEO, Digital Health & Care Institute
  • Alan Davies, Director of Digital Health / Chair of the Digital Expert Group, Innovation Agency
  • Alyson Scurfield, Chief Executive, TSA
  • Madeleiane Starr MBE, Director of Business Development & Innovation, Carers UK
  • Professor Jonathan Wallace, Professor of Innovation, University of Ulster

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