2017 Shortlist

21 November 2018
InterContinental O2

Acute, Community and/or Primary Care Services Redesign


  • Barnsley Healthcare Federation, i-HEART Barnsley
  • Berkshire West Federated Clinical Commissioning Groups, The redesign of Community Spinal Services to an Integrated Pain and Spinal Service (IPASS)
  • eConsult
  • Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership, Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership Programme Success
  • North Cumbria University Hospital Trust, Development of An Integrated Frailty Pathway
  • Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Partnership Trust and University Hospital of North Midlands, High Intensity Users Project
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust, Primary Care Paediatrics
  • The Princess Alexandra Hospital Trust, Acute Hospital Services Delivered at Home: Patient @ Home
  • University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust and Camden Clinical Commissioning Group, Addressing Complex Persistent Pain: a novel sector-wide initiative
  • Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network, The New Faecal Calprotectin Pathway
Acute Sector Innovation

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  • ​​Barts Health Trust, CEG and Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group - East London Community Kidney Service
  • Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust - Acute Admissions Pathway (AAP) - reducing out of area bed usage for acute mental health care
  • Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust - Developing a patient centred approach to cancer care
  • Heart of England Foundation Trust - A quality service development aimed at reducing the risk of adverse events post surgically
  • Imperial College Healthcare Trust - The NOSH Project
  • Ipswich Hospital Trust - The Diabetes Inpatient Care and Education (DICE) project-improving diabetes inpatient care and experience
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Trust - Celebrating Midwifery Excellence - Managing, Leading and Inspiring the Team
  • Poole Hospital Foundation Trust - Play preparation to reduce the need for general anaesthetic in children undergoing MRI scans
  • Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust - Information Services RADAR
  • Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust - Helping patients stay at home
CCG & Local Authority Integrated Commissioning for Carers

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  • Carers Leeds with Leeds Clinical Commissioning Groups Partnership and Leeds City Council, Carers Leeds Dementia Hub
  • North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group, North East Hampshire Support for Carers
  • Sue Ryder, Dementia Together
  • Worcestershire County Council,Worcestershire Clinical Commissioning Groups and Association of Carers, Worcestershire Integrated Carers Hub
Chief Executive of the Year
  • Dr Jackie Bene, Bolton Foundation Trust
  • Jackie Daniel, University Hospitals Morecambe Bay Foundation Trust
  • Joe Rafferty, Mersey Care Foundation Trust
  • John Lawlor, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust
  • Mark Brandreth, Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopeadic Foundation Trust
  • Peter Herring, Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Sir Andrew Cash, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Toby Lewis, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust
  • Tom Cahill, Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust
Clinical Commissioning Group of the Year
  • Barnsley Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Dudley Clinical Commissioning Group
  • North East Hampshire and Farnham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Hull Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Newham Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Norwich Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Salford Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group
Clinical Leader of the Year
  • Amit Arora, University Hospital of North Midlands
  • Anne-Maria Olphert, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust
  • Caroline Senior, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust
  • Claire Fuller, Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Claire Royston, Four Seasons Health Care
  • Julia Ford, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust
  • Mary Mumvuri, Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
  • Neil Kukreja, Medway Foundation Trust
  • Rachael Moses, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals
  • Sue Ranger, Leeds Community Healthcare Trust
Compassionate Patient Care


  • ​Birmingham Women's and Children's Foundation Trust, Designing the first Children's Rare Disease Centre (& Service) in the World
  • Hospice UK, Pancreatic Cancer UK, St Giles Hospice, Leeds Teaching Hospital Trust and NHS England, Homeward Bound a Play about Relationships, Love, Empathy and Compassion at End of Life
  • Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, An Integrated Neighbourhood Team Approach to Improving Palliative Care for Patients and Carers
  • Leeds Community Healthcare Trust, Outstanding Breast feeding standards
  • Prime GP PLC, Prime75+ | Tackling Loneliness, Delivering Change
  • Royal Marsden Foundation Trust Community ServicesAn innovative model to improve end of life care in care homes in a London Borough (Supportive Care Home Team Sutton),
  • South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group, Care and Treatment Reviews - South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group
  • University Hospital of North Midlands, Purple Bow Scheme
  • Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group, Commissioning for Choice at End of Life
  • Yeovil District Hospital Foundation Trust , Palliative Care Symptom Observation Chart
Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Electronic sharing of data at CUH
  • Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust and Imperial College London, Big data for newborn health
  • Coordinate My Care and InterSystems UK, Coordinate My Care and InterSystems reducing unplanned admissions with digital urgent care planning
  • Damibu, Common Approach to Children's Health (CATCH)
  • East London Health and Care Partnership, East London Patient Record (eLPR)
  • Frimley ACS, West Berkshire ACS & South Central & West CSU, Connected Care: Intelligent, Personal, Data Driven Care: The Berkshire Digital Ecosystem
  • NHS Digital, General Practice Data Hub
  • Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and East Midlands Academic Health Sciences Network, Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information Electronic Holistic Needs Assessments Impacts
  • Orion Health and Camden Clinical Commissioning Group, Solving the problem of coordinated care with the Care Integrated Digital Record (CIDR)
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands, Mechanical Thrombectomy in Stroke – Sharing data and Information for its national application and development
  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network and NHS Business Services Authority, Creating the first England Polypharmacy Prescribing Comparators
Improving Care with Technology

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  • AHP Suffolk, The Development of an Online Self-referral Portal
  • Communitas Clinics Ltd and Surrey Downs Clinical Commissioning Group, Surrey Downs Teledermscopy Servicel
  • Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust, Weymouth and Portland Integrated Care Hub
  • James Paget University Hospitals Foundation Trust, #WhyWeDoResearch Twitter Campaign,
  • Lancashire and South Cumbria Organisations, Lancashire Person Record Exchange Service (LPRES)
  • Mistura Informatics, MaPPs. Medicines: A Patient Profile Summary
  • North East Ambulance Service, NHS111 direct booking to GP practices
  • OLM Systems, BedFinder - Solving the problems associated with delayed discharges of care
  • Oxford Health Foundation Trust, TAP: Technology Assisted Psychiatry. Introducing telepsychiatry into an Emergency Department psychiatric service
  • Salford Royal Hospitals Trust in collaboration with Crohn's Colitis UK, Making life better: My IBD Portal
  • Sunderland Clinical Commissioning Group, Care Home Digital NEWS Tablet - Transforming Healthcare In Care Homes,
Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability
  • Barnsley Hospital Foundation Trust, Carbon Reduction
  • Mid-Essex Hospital Services Trust, The Natural Health Service Project - Managing our natural estate to enhance the environment and improve patient care
  • North Bristol Trust, Southmead Hospital Re-Development - the Brunel Building
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Sustainable Food Project - Taste not Waste
  • Oxleas Foundation Trust, Delivering Modern Communication between GPs and the NHS
  • Public Health Wales, Public Health Wales - Our Space
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust, Environmental Sustainability at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust,  Improving Environmental and Social Sustainability Sheffield Teaching Hospitals' Catering Department
Improving Outcomes through Learning and Development
  • ​​Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Time for Dementia
  • Health Education England, Bringing Genomics Into Mainstream Medicine
  • Maudsley Simulation, Pioneering mental health simulation training to improve health and social care
  • Royal College of Physicians, Future Hospital chief registrar scheme
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust, 'Tea trolley' training programme:a novel approach to multidisciplinary training in the workplace
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group, Empowerment of Primary Care Through Education and Mentorship
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Foundation Trust, The MAMA Pathway
  • The Christie and Greater Manchester Cancer Vanguard, Gateway-C; online gateway to primary care cancer education
  • The Royal College of Midwives, NHS Improvement/Atain, Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, Labour Ward Leaders - working together for safer care
  • Yorkshire Ambulance Service, Yorkshire Ambulance Service Trust, Restart a Heart

Improved Partnerships between Health and Local Government

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  • ​Aylesbury Vale and Chiltern Clinical Commissioning Groups, Buckinghamshire County Council, Buckinghamshire Healthcare Trust, Oxford Health Foundation Trust & Partners, The Buckinghamshire Accountable Care System
  • Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group and London Borough of Bexley, Discharge to assess
  • Dartford and Gravesham Trust, From 'Can't Do' to 'Can Do' - putting patients first and collaborating to improve discharge planning and reduce length of stay
  • East Sussex Healthcare Trust, Project Search - NHS Learning Disability Employment Programme
  • Harrow Clinical Commissioning Group and North East London Commissioning Support Unit, Health Help Now Patient app used to link NHS, Local Government and Voluntary Sector Services
  • Leeds Health and Care System, Using a health coaching approach across the Leeds health and care system
  • London Borough of Bexley, Oxleas Foundation Trust, Bexley Clinical Commissioning Group,
    Lewisham and Greenwich Trust,
    Discharge to Assess Project
  • South Tyneside Foundation Trust and P+HS Architects, Haven Court
  • Tameside Council and Tameside and Glossop Single Commissioning Function and Integrated Care Foundation Trust, Care Together
  • The ESBT partners: Eastbourne, Hailsham and Seaford Clinical Commissioning Group;
    Hastings and Rother Clinical Commissioning Group; East Sussex County Council; East Sussex Healthcare Trust;
    Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust,
    East Sussex Better Together, the ESBT partners
Innovation in Mental Health
  • 365 Response Ltd, Creating a National Virtual Ambulance Service for Mental Health Transfers
  • Barnet Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust, LINKS project - Towards a bettter response to domestic violence and abuse in mental health
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Cardiff and Vale Young Onset Dementia Service
  • Headsted Limited, Innovative online psychotherapy programmes for people suffering from low mood, anxiety and workplace stress
  • Healios, Healios - reducing harm and empowering patients using a unique digital family intervention experience
  • Lancashire Care Foundation Trust, Acute Therapy Service (ATS)
  • London Ambulance ServiceMental Health Nurses model in the London Ambulance Service
  • Royal Cornwall Hospital Trust, Mental Health Choose and Book - Improving access to acute healthcare for people with mental health problems
  • Sussex Partnership Foundation Trust, i-Rock Youth Mental Health Service
  • Tavistock and Portman Foundation Trust, Mentalization Based Treatment for violent offenders with Antisocial Personality Disorder


International Health Partnership

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  • ARCHIE - Wood Foundation Global Surgery, Paediatric Surgery in Uganda
  • Gulu - Man Link - University Hospital of South Manchester, Gulu Man Link - sustainable approaches to educational programme delivery
  • King’s Health Partners Academic Health Sciences Centre, King’s Sierra Leone Partnership
  • King's Somaliland Partnership, King's Somaliland Partnership
  • NHS Grampian, NHS Grampian/Felege Hiwot knowledge exchange partnership
  • NHS Thames Valley and Wessex Leadership Academy, Improving Global Health through Leadership Development
  • Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust, Making a difference to healthcare outcomes in Tanzania
  • Wessex Ghana Stroke Partnership, Developing Multidisciplinary Stroke Care in Accra, Ghana
  • Royal College of General Practitioners, UK & Stellenbosch University, South Africa, FaM-LEAP - Family Medicine Leadership, Education and Assesment Programme
  • The Butabika - East London Link, Partnership for Excellence


Most Effective Adoption and Diffusion of Best Practice
  • ​​City and Hackney GP Confederation C.I.C, Revitalising the General Practice Nurse Workforce in City and Hackney
  • Epilepsy Action, Epilepsy and You - online supported self-management programme,
  • Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Health Education Wessex & The AHSN Network, Serenity Integrated Mentoring Project
  • Healthy London Partnership and NHS Benchmarking Network, The London Mental Health Dashboard: Promoting System Transformation and Transparency through the use of data
  • Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, Urgent and Emergency Care Programme
  • Integrated Care Exeter Strategic Alliance, Integrated Care Exeter Wellbeing Exeter
  • Langworth Ward, Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust, Langworth Ward Innovation Project
  • Peninsula Motor Neurone Disease Care Network hosted by Plymouth Hospital Trust, Providing a whole system flow in Motor Neurone Disease Care in rural South West England
  • South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust and Thames Reach Charity Partnership, Psychology in Hostels Project
  • Worcestershire Health and Care Trust, Red2Green in Mental Health
Patient Safety

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  • Aspen Healthcare Ltd, STEP-up to Patient Safety: Engaging all staff in harm reduction
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Triple modular redundancy: Translating airline safety to healthcare
  • Inreach, Oxleas Foundation Trust, HMP Swalesidet, Emotional Well Being Mentoring Wing
  • Heart of England Foundation Trust, ​A quality service development aimed at reducing the risk of adverse events post surgically,
  • James Paget University Hospital, Kissing Goodbye Sepsis
  • Salisbury Foundation Trust, Scan4Safety – Improving traceability in the NHS
  • South of England Mental Health Quality and Patient Safety Improvement Collaborative, Collaborative Learning Labs
  • The Dudley Group Foundation Trust, Nervecentre out-of-hours task management system
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay Trust, New Improved Fluid Balance Chart
  • Written Medicine, Translated dispensing labels increase patient safety
Primary Care Innovation
  • Coventry and Rugby GP Alliance, Making Frailty a Priority - Transition of Care
  • Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust, Weymouth and Portland Integrated Care Hub
  • eConsult, eConsult
  • High Weald Lewes Havens Clinical Commissioning Group, The Dementia Golden Ticket
  • Interface Clinical Services, A stroke prevention review in patients with atrial fibrillation across 2,122 primary care practices
  • Lymphoedema Specialist Services, CHOP (Compression Hosiery Ordering Project)
  • North West London Collaboration of Clinical Commissioning Groups, Transforming Diabetes Care at Scale in North West London
  • West Midlands Integrated Urgent Care Alliance - Ask NHS powered by Sensely with Odyssey Clinical Content, Ask NHS - Empowering Tomorrow's Patient - Supporting Primary Care through a Digital Solution
  • South Doc Services MyHealthcare Federation in Partnership with Birmingham Community Healthcare Trust and the 3rd Sector, High Quality Extended Primary and Community Access at Scale
  • The Jubilee Street Practice, Better in Practice
  • West Hampshire Clinical Commissioning Group and West New Forest Vanguard, Integrated Pharmacy and how it's making a difference
Provider Trust of the Year

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  • Alder Hey Children’s Foundation Trust
  • Bradford District Care Foundation Trust
  • Central London Community Healthcare Trust
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare Provider Trust
  • Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
  • Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust
  • The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust
Specialised Services Redesign
  • ​​Croydon Health Services Trust, The Croydon Respiratory Team
  • Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust and Dorset Police, Redesign of the Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service in combination with Street Triage
  • Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, Specialist Dementia Team (An Enhanced Model of Care)
  • Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust, Crisis and Intensive Home Treatment Team
  • Livewell Southwest CIC, Beating Leg Ulcers is a competitive sport!
  • Modality Partnership, Modality Partnership Community Rheumatology Service
  • North West Severe Asthma Operational Delivery Network, North West Severe Asthma Service
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust and Sandwell & West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group, Lessons from Sandwell & West Birmingham Diabetes model (DICE) regarding future of Diabetes services – the way forward?
  • The London Pathways Partnership, London Pathways Partnership (LPP): services for people with personality disorder who are at high risk of serious offending
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands, The Largest UK Series -Mechanical Thrombectomy in Acute Ischaemic Stroke produces improved clinical outcomes and cost benefits.


Staff Engagement

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  • Ashford and St Peters Foundation Trust, 'Be The Change' - Building & Sustaining the Will for Quality Improvement
  • Dartford and Gravesham Trust, From 'Can't Do' to 'Can Do' - putting patients first and organisaltional boundaries second
  • Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust, AskHR App
  • Manchester Royal Eye and University Dental Hospitals, Central Manchester Foundation Trust, Improving Staff Engagement from Bottom to Top!
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Engaging with care home staff to improve outcomes for vulnerable care home residents
  • Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust, Change Champions delivering culture change at Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Dialogue not dictate
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Staff Engagement at SSSFT
  • Sussex Community Foundation Trust, Wellbeing @ Work Festival
  • West Suffolk Foundation Trust, An asset-based approach to staff health and wellbeing
  • Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust, Speak Up. We're listening!


Supported Self Care

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  • Diabetes UK, Information Prescriptions: The Key to Unlocking Behaviour Change
  • Epilepsy Care Alliance, Empowering patients with epilepsy
  • First Steps Derbyshire, Online Befriending Service
  • Macmillan Cancer Improvement Partnership, New model of breast cancer aftercare
  • NHS Ayrshire and Arran, Transforming Care After Treatment in NHS Ayrshire and Arran
  • Older People's Advocacy Alliance UK, Cancer, Older People & Advocacy
  • Rotherham Clinical Commissioning Group, Social Prescribing - Mental Health
  • Southern Health Foundation Trust, Bringing the Community in: Supporting transition from hospital to home utllising voluntary sector organisation expertise
  • The Royal Wolverhampton Trust, Empowering renal patients to be in control, giving them their freedom back through home therapies & shared care programme
  • University of Southampton, TrueNTH Supported Self-Management and Follow Up Care Programme for men with Prostate Cancer
  • Virgin Care Limited, Hearing Aid Support in Bath & North East Somerset

Using Technology to Improve Efficiency

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  • ​​BigHand, BigHand help streamline the clinical correspondence process for the NHS
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, eHospital digital transformation improving efficiency at CUH
  • DrDoctor, End-to-end digital patient journey: Transforming patient experience
  • East Midlands Ambulance Service Trust, Improving ambulance service safety, response times and patient experience through optimising Hear and Treat performance
  • Hosted by University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay, Information Sharing Gateway
  • Ieso Digital Health, Ieso Digital Health 
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, ePAQ-PO: Pre-operative assessment "one-stop"
  • Southern Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group and Derby Hospital Foundation Trust, Telemedicine in Ophthalmology
  • St George's Hospital, Home monitoring of hypertension in pregnancy (HaMpton)
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust, Efficient interventions: spotting deteriorating patients quickly through eMEWS

Sponsored ByNHS Employers

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust, Transforming A&E Medical staffing, using annulistaion, self rostering and novel clinical fellow posts
  • CBC Health Limited, Pharmicus Hub @ CBC Health
  • East Sussex HealthCare Trust, 'Doctors' Assistants' - Developing Band 3 non-Registered staff to work alongside ward/on-call doctors
  • Health Education England and NHS England and Effective Workforce Solutions Ltd, Developing the Integrated Urgent Care NHS Workforce for the Future
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Hidden Talents
  • Livewell Southwest CIC, Growing our own!
  • NHS Blood and Transplant, NHSBT's Innovative Shine Programme for Leadership Development
  • Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust, Talent Management Programme roll out
  • North West Ambulance Service Trust, Community Specialist Paramedics
  • West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust, Maternity unit turnaround

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