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ACPIN Awards 2018

The ACPIN 2018 conference on March 19-20th will host the third ACPIN Awards ceremony. Three types of awards, Distinguished Service, Fellowship, and Honorary Fellowship will be awarded.

ACPIN Members are invited to submit nominations for these awards. Completed nomination forms must be sent to ACPIN Board member for Marketing and Publicity by 5.00pm Friday 9th December 2017.

Distinguished Service awardees shall receive a Diploma of Distinguished Service, are entitled to one complementary ticket (for them only which cannot be conferred) to the ACPIN conference at which they receive their award.

Fellows shall receive a Diploma of Fellowship, shall be entitled to use the description ‘Fellow of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology’, shall be entitled to use the designatory letters ‘FACPIN’, and shall be entitled to life membership of ACPIN. Fellowship shall be conferred for life save only that it may be withdrawn at the direction of the national ACPIN Board.

Honorary Fellows shall receive a Diploma of Fellowship, shall be entitled to use the description ‘Honorary Fellow of the Association of Chartered Physiotherapists in Neurology’, shall not acquire any other rights and privileges of membership of ACPIN, are entitled to use the designatory letters ‘FACPIN (Hon)’, shall be entitled to life membership of ACPIN. Honorary Fellowship shall be conferred for life save only that it may be withdrawn at the direction of the national ACPIN Board.

Fellows and Honorary Fellows may be called upon jointly or severally to advise the national ACPIN Board and its committees on matters pertaining to the advancement of neurological physiotherapy

Criteria for award

A nominee for award of Distinguished Service must be a member of ACPIN who has made a committed and longstanding contribution to the work of ACPIN at a local level (that is, English region/Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales)

A nominee for award of Fellowship must be a member of ACPIN who has advanced the speciality of neurological physiotherapy as a whole, at a national (UK wide) / international level, by forwarding the boundaries of professional knowledge and furthering the aims of ACPIN

A nominee for award of Honorary Fellowship may be any eminent person not eligible for a Fellowship whom the National Executive Committee considers it appropriate to honour

Procedures for Nomination

A nomination should be made by two members of ACPIN and be accompanied by evidence addressing the criteria in Section 2. Nominations should be sent by 5.00pm Friday 9th December 2017. These will be considered by the Awards Committee. This committee will consist of five ACPIN members: ACPIN Chair, Vice-Chair and three other Board members. Nominations approved by the Awards Committee are eligible to receive their award at the international conference and AGM 2018. (#ACPIN18)

Nomination Form and guidance notes

A link to the nomination form is provided at the top of this page

Jakko Brouwers
Honorary Chair ACPIN

Nomination form

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