2018 Judges

21 November 2018
InterContinental O2

Judges

Judges are selected from across the NHS and wider healthcare sector. Judges contribute valuable time and effort to work through hundreds of entries, reviewing against strict criteria and attributing scores against a transparent system aimed at rewarding and recognising the best of UK Healthcare. Our judging takes place over three stages. Please have a look at the table below for the relevant dates of each stage. Please note if you are chosen as a finalist by our judges in the first two stages you will need to attend a live presentation to our judging panel at stage 3. The final dates per category will be published soon.

Date

Activity

19 March – 31 May

Entries open for submission

25 June – 23 July

STAGE 1 JUDGING - Our panel of judges will review all the entries and will have 4 weeks to score each entry. At the end of the process a long list will be created based on scores and forwarded to the next round.

15 August

STAGE 2 JUDGING - Over the course of a couple of days our panel of your peers will review the long list of entries, first stage scores and comments and record further feedback.

3 September

Announcement of the HSJ Awards finalists.

8 October – 19 October

STAGE 3 JUDGING - Finalist presentations to our live judging panels, please reference your categories and ensure you are free all day on those relevant days.

21 November

Awards Ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel, The O2, London

3 December - 7 December

Feedback provided to all participants

 

Judges

Judges are selected from across the NHS and wider healthcare sector. Judges contribute valuable time and effort to work through hundreds of entries, reviewing against strict criteria and attributing scores against a transparent system aimed at rewarding and recognising the best of UK Healthcare. Our judging takes place over three stages. Please have a look at the table below for the relevant dates of each stage. Please note if you are chosen as a finalist by our judges in the first two stages you will need to attend a live presentation to our judging panel at stage 3. The final dates per category will be published soon.

Date

Activity

19 March – 31 May

Entries open for submission

25 June – 23 July

STAGE 1 JUDGING - Our panel of judges will review all the entries and will have 4 weeks to score each entry. At the end of the process a long list will be created based on scores and forwarded to the next round.

15 August

STAGE 2 JUDGING - Over the course of a couple of days our panel of your peers will review the long list of entries, first stage scores and comments and record further feedback.

3 September

Announcement of the HSJ Awards finalists.

8 October – 19 October

STAGE 3 JUDGING - Finalist presentations to our live judging panels, please reference your categories and ensure you are free all day on those relevant days.

21 November

Awards Ceremony at the Intercontinental Hotel, The O2, London

3 December - 7 December

Feedback provided to all participants

 

Adam Sewell-Jones
NHS Improvement
Executive Director of Improvement
Aidan Fowler
Public Health Wales
Director of NHS Quality Improvement and Patient Safety
Alan Davies
AHSN network
Digital Director
Alison Leary
Healthcare and Workforce Modelling
Chair
Amanda Neylon
NHS Digital
Digital Services Delivery Director – Urgent and Emergency Care & Widening Digital Participation Digital Services Delivery Profession Head.
Amanda Doyle
Blackpool, Fylde and Wyre CCG
Chief Officer
Ami David
Lambeth & Southwark CCGs
Governing Body Nurse Member
Andrew Foster
Healthcare and Workforce Modelling
Chief Executive
Andrew Lawson
Doctorlink
Marketing Manager
Andrew Reed
Royal College of Surgeons
Chief Executive
Andrew Preston
GRI
Chief Executive
Andy McGrath
Alamac Healthcare
Entrepreneur, CEO & Founder
Anthea Mould
National Institute for Health Research
Head of Allied Health Professionals/Pharmacy & continous improvement
Archna Mathur
NHS Tower Hamlets CCG
Director of Performance & Quality THCCG
WEL CCG/Barts Health Director for Winter
Andy Burton
Celesio
Commercial Director
Bob Ricketts
NHS England
Director of Commissioning Support Services Strategy
Caroline Alexander
Barts Health NHS Trust
Chief Nurse
Caroline Marshall
NHS East Lancashire CCG
Head of Quality
Caroline Rassell
Mid Essex CCG
Accountable Officer
Caroline Beardell
NHS Improvement
Director of Organisational Effectiveness
Catherine Dale
Health Innovation Network
Programme Director - Patient Safety and Patient Experience
Charles Hanford
Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust
Director of Estates & Facilities
Chloe Rollings
Young Carer Health Champion
Chris Hopson
NHS Providers
Chief Executive
Chris Streather
Royal Free Hospital
Hospital Chief Executive
Clare Panniker
Three Essex trusts
 Chief Executive
Crystal Dennis
Dorset CCG
Digital Catalyst
Crystal Oldman
QNI
Chief Executive
Dame Philippa Russell
Carers UK
Vice-President
Dave Tarbet
Royal Devon & Exeter NHS Foundation Trust
Business Development Director
David Englefield
Spirit Healthcare
Head of Business Development
David Cooper
RCN
Director of Organisational Capability and Change
Denise Turnbull
GRI
Director of Operations
Elaine Bousfield
XenZone
Founder
Fabian Henderson
NHS Improvement
Head of Workforce
Fiona Loud
Kidney Care UK
Policy Director
Gayna Deakin
NHS Employers
 
Giles Meyer
Carers Trust
CEO
Gina Policelli
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Head of Site Operations
Heather Randle
Royal College of Nursing
Professional Lead for Non Medical Prescribing and Medicines Management
Helen Buckingham
Nuffield Trust
Senior Fellow
Helen Vernon
NHS Resolution
Chief Executive
Howard Leicester
Academic in Health Informatics and Patient Champion
Board member of the UK Faculty of Health Informatics, Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) Member etc
Jackie Bene
Bolton Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Jane Carthey
Human Factors and Patient Safety Consultant
 
Jane Clegg
Director of Nursing and Regional Deputy Chief Nurse
NHS England, London Region
Jane Fryer
NHS England
Medical Director
Janelle Holmes
Wirral University Teaching Hospitals
Chief Exeuctive
Jess Lievesley
Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust
Executive Director Service Delivery & Service User Experience
Jen Kenward
NHS England
Experience of Care Lead – Community, Primary & Integrated Care
Jocelyn Foster
Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS FT
Commercial Director
Joe Rafferty
Mersey Care Trust
Chief Executive
John Bowers
Brasenose College
John Grumitt
Vice President
Diabetes UK
John Lawlor
Northumberland, Tyne and Wear FT
Chief Executive
John Short
Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
John Stewart  
NHS England  
Director Of Specialised Commissioning
Julia Holding
NHS Improvement
Head of Patient Experience
Julie Moore  
University Hospitals Birmingham Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Kamila Hawthorne
Royal College of General Practitioners.
Vice Chair Professional Development
Karamjit Singh
University Hospitals of Leicester
Chairman
Karen Partington  
Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Katherine Bradshaw Buckingham
Institute of Business Ethics
Head of Communications
Kay Boycott
Asthma UK
Chief Executive
Keith Rowley
North of England Commercial Procurement
Collaborative Managing Director
Kevin McGee  
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Chief Executive
Kieran Doona
Celesio
Head of Healthcare Services
Kim Holt
Founder
Patients First campaign
Leanne Summers
NHS England
Digital Strategy Delivery Lead
Leslie Hamilton
Society for Cardiothoratic Surgery
Past President
Lynda Scott
University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
Director of Communications and Marketing
Marianne Griffiths
Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Marie Gabriel
East London Foundation Trust
Chair
Mark Axcell
Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust
Chief Executive
Mark Brandreth
Midland Centre for Spinal Injuries
CEO
Mark Titcomb
Chelsea and Westminster NHS FT
Divisional Director of Operations/Hospital Director
Mark Youlton
Chief Officer
NHS East Lancashire CCG
Matt Tee
IPSO
Press regulator
Matthew Cripps  
NHS England
 National Director Of Right Care
Matthew Swindells
NHS England
National Director, Operations and Information
Michelle Wayt
NHS Employers
Assistant Director of Development and Employment
Murray Cochrane
Head of Resources, Programmes and Co-ordination
NHS Improvement
Nadine Miles
Spirit Healthcare
Director of Business Development
Neil Carr
South Staffordshire and Shropshire Health Care Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Nick Johnson
Dorset County Hospital
Director of Strategy and Business Development 
Nicky Hill
Nottingham Univeristys Hospitals
Director of HR
Paula Clarke
University Hospitals Bristol NHS FT
Executive Director of Strategy & Transformation-
Peter Baker
UHS NHS Foundation Trust
Director of Strategy and Business Development 
Peter Carpenter
Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network
Programme Director
Peter Carter OBE
RCN
Past CEO
Philip Dunne
Department of Health
Minister Of State
Professor Patrick Geoghegan
South Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust
Former CEO
Rachel Clarke
NHS improvement
Senior Complaints and Whistleblowing Manager
Richard Mitchell
Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Richard Newland
CHS Healthcare
Chief Executive
Rob Webster
South West Yorkshire Partnership
Chief Executive
Roger Fernandes
Chief Pharmacist / Clinical Director
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Roger Spencer
The Christie Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Ros Moore
Chief Executive
Parish Nursing UK
Rosie Benneyworth
VICE Chair
NICE
Russ Charlesworth
SOCITM
Director of Health & Social Care
Russell Parkinson
National Guardian’s Office
Head of Office
Sally-Anne Watts
Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust
Head of Communications
Sam Sherrington
Board Nurse
Trafford CCG
Sarah Garrett
 
Sarah Norman
Dudley Metropolitan Council 
Chief Executive
Simon Bennett
NHS Improvement
Director of Business & Operations – Medical Directorate
Simon Enright
NHS England
Director of Communications
Simon Gillespie
British Heart Foundation
Chief Executive
Simon Banks
Wirral Clinical Commissioning Group
Chief Officer
Sreeman Andole
NHS England
Asst. Medical Director
Stephanie Aiken
Royal College of Nursing
Deputy Director of Nursing
Stephen Lenehan
GRI
Head of Business Development
Stephen Tyldsley
iFM Bolton Ltd
Managing Director
Stephen Conroy
Bedford Hospital
NHS Trust Chief Executive
Steve Field
CQC
Chief Inspector of GPs
Sue McGraw
St John’s Hospice, Lancaster
Chief Executive
Taj Hassan
 Royal College of Emergency Medicine
President
Tara Donnelly
Health Innovation Network
Chief Executive
Tom Cahill
Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust
Chief Executive
Tracy Allen
Derbyshire Community Health Services Trust
Chief Executive
Val Moore
Healthwatch Cambridgeshire and Peterborough and NED, East and North Herts NHS Trust
Chair
Vicky Morris
Chief Nursing Officer
Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
Victoria Tzortziou- Brown
Royal College of General Practitioners.
Joint Honorary Secretary
Virginia Patania
Tower Hamlets CCG / The Jubilee Street Practice / Tower Hamlets GP Care Group
CCG Board Member/Transformation
Wendy Lane
NHS Arden and Greater East Midlands Commissioning Support Unit
Consultancy Services Director
Wendy Preston
Royal College of Nursing
Head of Nursing Practice

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The HSJ Awards is the largest Healthcare Awards Programme in the world. With over 1500 entries in the process and over 180 judges reviewing the awards provides an unrivalled platform to expose your brand, thought leadership and people to a UK wide audience of health professionals across all functions and disciplines.

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