LONDON, April 2 /PRNewswire/ -- E-Health Insider has started its search to uncover and reward this year's outstanding work and achievement within the healthcare IT sector. Entries for the annual E-Health Insider Awards are now being accepted via the website

Jon Hoeksma, editor of E-Health Insider said: 2009 will see the third running of the awards and we would like to acknowledge once again the support and involvement of BT and our other sponsors within this prestigious awards programme.

Hoeksma added: We want to hear from anyone who has made an exceptional contribution to the healthcare IT sector. Entering a category via our website is easy to do and with nine awards covering the skills and services within e-health, there's no excuse for people not to enter!

Sir Jonathan Michael, Managing Director, BT Health, said: For the third year running, BT is delighted to continue its support for the e-Health Insider Awards. We are very much looking forward to celebrating the innovation, excellence and exemplary working practices of healthcare ICT professionals from all over the country. Today, BT is the biggest supplier of IT systems and services to the NHS and we are proud to be playing our part , providing technology that helps deliver better, safer care for patients.

The Grand Ballroom at the London Hilton, Park Lane will be the magnificent setting for the ceremony in October, with broadcaster Emily Maitlis hosting the gala dinner and presenting the trophies to the winners.

To enter an award category, reserve a table, or for more information on the E-Health Insider Awards 2009 - in association with BT visit:

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E-Health Insider, Southbank House, Black Prince Road, London, SE1 7SJ

1. About e-Health Insider

E-Health Insider, is the only independent online news and information service dedicated to UK healthcare information technology. Over 22,000 IT industry and NHS professionals are registered users of the e-Health Insider portal and readers of its weekly e-mailed newsletter.

2. About BT

BT is one of the world's leading providers of communications solutions serving customers in Europe, the Americas and Asia Pacific. BT's principal activities include networked IT services, local, national and international telecommunications services, and higher-value broadband and internet products and services.

BT has been working with the NHS since it was founded in 1948 and currently has around 2,000 highly-trained people dedicated to healthcare projects. Its network and integration expertise, backed by world-class delivery partnerships, is helping the way health professionals communicate and deliver patient care.

For all enquiries about the E-Health Insider Awards, please contact: Clare McNulty, T: +44(0)20-7785-6925 / E:

For all enquiries about the E-Health Insider Awards, please contact: Clare McNulty, T: +44(0)20-7785-6925 / E: