Clinical Impact Awards Support - CIA 2022 (formerly Clinical Excellence Awards) - how to apply

Information on how BCS can support members' applications for Clinical Excellence Awards

Clinical Impact Awards Support - CIA 2022 (formerly Clinical Excellence Awards) - how to apply

The Advisory Committee on Clinical Impact Awards - ACCIA (formerly known as ACCEA) opened its 2022 application round for national Clinical Impact Awards in England and Wales on 27 April 2022. Applications can be completed online at the ACCIA website

BCS Support

The BCS is able to support a limited number of members in England and Wales (not Scotland and NI). Members who wish BCS to consider supporting their nomination for a national impact award in 2022 are invited to complete the application form and citation letters (under 900 words)  and return them to BCS by 5.00pm on Friday 20 May 2022.

All applications for national impact awards are self-nominated and must be submitted separately on-line to ACCIA using the form provided by ACCIA. Please ensure you read the ACCIA applicants’ guidelines carefully to understand the recent changes made to their application process. Remember that you must be a current BCS Ordinary member to be eligible for BCS support.

Guidance documents and application forms

  • Citations

Please send the following forms to by the deadline of 5.00pm on Friday 20 May.

Applying for BCS Support

Please send the following, to by the deadline of 14:00 Monday 22 February 2021

  • Completed ACCIA Application Form
  • Citations with the names and email addresses of two citation writers who have agreed to support your application and are preparing citations


Any applications or forms received after 17:00 Friday 20 May 2022 will not be considered.

You must submit two citations

Requests for deadline extensions will not be granted.

You must submit your self-nomination ACCIA application form directly to the ACCIA by 17:00 Wednesday 22 June 2022.

Visit the ACCIA website for the latest information.

Guy Lloyd
Guy Lloyd
BCS Honorary Secretary