The West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (WMAHSN) has achieved platinum accreditation from ideasUK, an organization that celebrates and rewards innovation in the workplace.
The WMAHSN has already received silver and gold accreditation from ideasUK and has now gone platinum, the highest honor possible.
As part of the accreditation process, the WMAHSN was externally assessed by ideasUK and achieved a platinum performance level of 90-100% in six of the 10 criteria. In the other four criteria, the WMAHSN achieved a gold performance level of 75-89%.
The accreditation program, which began in 2006, is a way for organizations to give both internal and external importance to their employee innovation program. Accreditation is an annual process, with certification lasting one year from the end of the assessment.
Tammy Holmes, Delivery Manager (Innovation and Business) at WMAHSN, said: “We are delighted to have received platinum accreditation from ideasUK. It really means a lot to the team to be recognized by an international organization and respected for all our hard work, which not only gives our project credibility but also gives us direction on how to develop the project further. in the future.
Zena Cox, Director of Operations at ideasUK, added: “It is a pleasure to give WMAHSN its first platinum rating. In their assessment, they got a perfect score of 100% for “continuous improvement” after modifying, developing and updating many areas of work over the past year. Although there is still room for development, 2021 marks a real change of course – well done to the whole team!