Click on the tabs below to reveal the shortlisted NHS teams and projects per category.

Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year


Finalists:

  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust
  • Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells Trust
  • Northumbria Healthcare FT
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT
Acute Sector Innovation of the Year
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Bolton FT - Deploying AI in the fight against COVID
  • Guy's and St Thomas' FT - The effective management of IIH by Group Consultations
  • London North West Healthcare University Trust, Kettering General Hospital FT, St Mark's Hospital and Made Tech - NHS Book a Virtual Visit
  • Royal Berkshire FT - Triage into the Community of Covid-19 Pathway
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust - Alcohol Care Team
  • St George's University Hospitals FT - Patientcheck.in: Making the Most out of Waiting
  • University College London and University College London Hospitals FT - The UCL Ventura CPAP device - engineering a ‘just-in-time’ COVID-19 solution
  • University Hospital of North Midlands, Midlands Partnership FT, Health2Works, Simple Shared Health and Signum Health - Smart with Your Heart
Clinical Leader of the Year


Finalists:

  • Anne Frampton, Consultant in Paediatric Emergency Medicine -  University Hospitals Bristol and Weston FT
  • Anne Pullyblank, Medical Director and Consultant Colorectal Surgeon - West of England AHSN
  • Jalak Shukla, Lead Clinical Pharmacist -  Federated4Health, Haringey GP Federation
  • Dr Jonathan Kwan, Consultant Nephrologist and Divisional Medical Director - Dartford and Gravesham Trust
  • Nicola Jane Allen - Gateshead Care Partnership, Gateshead Health FT
  • Sam Tyrer, Prevention and Engagement Lead -  Lancashire & South Cumbria FT
  • Dr Sarbjit Clare, Deputy Medical Director -  Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust
  • Dr Stephen Lytton, GP Clinical Lead for Respiratory -  East Sussex CCG and Seaside Medical Centre
Connecting Services and Information Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - Transformation of glaucoma eye care services: A digitised patient record enabling shared care between optometry and ophthalmology
  • City and Hackney CCG - A Digital Recovery Platform for Severe Mental Illness
  • Devon CCG - Devon Digital Accelerator Project
  • Health Education England, National NHS Library and Knowledge Services Team - Improving access to Coronavirus information for specific patient groups and in accessible formats
  • Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System - Lancashire and South Cumbria Real Time Surveillance- Suicide Prevention
  • Lancashire County Council - Lancashire Care Capacity Tracker
  • NHS Digital - GP Connect COVID-19 response
  • University Hospital Southampton FT - digiRounds the mobile electronic patient health record for clinicians
Digitising Patient Services Initiative
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Alder Hey Children's FT - Global Digital Exemplar & HIMSS 6 Accreditation
  • City and Hackney CCG - A Digital Recovery Platform for Severe Mental Illness
  • Connected Nottinghamshire in partnership with Patients Know Best, NHS Digital and NHSX - Nottingham and Nottinghamshire brings healthcare into the 21st century with Public Facing Digital Health and Care Services
  • Guy's and St Thomas' FT, King's College London and King's Health Partners - Life Lines - Rapid implementation of virtual visiting in intensive care
  • NHS England and Improvement General Practice Nurse Ten Point Plan Team and The Redmoor-ELC Partnership - Spreading video group clinics in England
  • St George's University Hospitals FT - Patientcheck.in: Making the Most out of Waiting
  • Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership - Embedding the use of virtual consultations at scale and at pace across Surrey Heartlands ICS
  • University Hospital of North Midlands, Midlands Partnership FT, Health2Works, Simple Shared Health and Signum Health - Smart with Your Heart
Driving Efficiency through Technology Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • East London Health & Care Partnership and FutureGov - Building a digital solution for managing personal protective equipment in a pandemic: establishing best practice for COVID and beyond
  • Imperial College Healthcare Trust - Teleradiology - Improving patient care and increasing workforce resilience and capacity
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Advice and Guidance
  • North West Ambulance Service Trust - Safecheck - Digitalising the vehicle, medicine & equipment safety checklist
  • St George's University Hospitals FT - Patientcheck.in: Making the Most out of Waiting
  • The Royal Wolverhampton Trust - Improving patient care through the digital transformation of the critical care outreach service
  • University Hospital of North Midlands, Midlands Partnership FT, Health2Works, Simple Shared Health and Signum Health - Smart with Your Heart
  • Welsh Ambulance Services Trust - Abloy Protec2 Cliq Controlled Drugs System
Environmental Sustainability Award


Finalists:

  • NHS Blood and Transplant - 2015-25 Sustainability Strategy - Changing to Improve Sustainability
  • NHS Business Services Authority - Our journey from paper and plastic to a cleaner, greener, more sustainable future
  • Northampton General Hospital Trust - Green Steps to Sustainability
  • Northumbria Healthcare FT - Sustainability Management & Implementation Group
  • Nottingham University Hospitals Trust - Team NUH the perfect climate for delivering outstanding health outcomes
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust - Providing healthcare that won't cost the earth
  • Sussex Community FT - Care Without Carbon
  • The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT - Declaring a Climate Emergency
Freedom to Speak up Organisation of the Year
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough FT - Freedom to Speak Up: Integration and Innovations Through Collaborative Leadership and Development
  • Leeds Community Healthcare Trust - Freedom To Speak Up Work
  • London Ambulance Service Trust - Embedding a trust-wide Freedom to Speak Up culture
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare FT - Freedom to Speak Up: Key to Keeping Everyone Safe
  • Northern Care Alliance Group - FTSU Team: Embracing a FTSU model in a learning organisation
  • South London and the Maudsley FT - Speaking Up. Listening Up. Starting with Ourselves
  • University Hospitals Dorset FT - Speaking up at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals: An International Medical Graduate (IMG) experience
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton FT - Freedom to Speak Up Team
Health and Local Government Partnership Award


Finalists:

  • Birmingham Older People's Programme - Making Birmingham a great place to grow old in - Early Intervention Programme
  • East London FT, London Borough of Newham, Barts Health Trust & Age UK - Newham Integrated Discharge Hub
  • Healthy London Partnership and Greater London Authority - The London Homeless Health Response to Covid-19
  • North Central London CCG (Islington) and London Borough of Islington, Whittington Health Trust - Integration of Social, Emotional and Mental Health Services (SEMH) for Children and Young (CYP) People in the London Borough of Islington
  • Northumbria Healthcare FT and North Tyneside Council - CARE Point
  • South West London CCG (Croydon), Croydon Council, Croydon Health Services Trust, South London and Maudsley Trust, Age UK Croydon and Croydon GP Collaborative - One Croydon Alliance
  • St Helens CCG and St Helens Borough Council - St Helens Cares - Bringing integrated care to our residents
  • West Hampshire CCG, Southern Health FT and Hampshire County Council - Hampshire Together: Integrated Intermediate Care (IIC) - South West
HSJ Partnership of the Year


Finalists:

  • Accenture, Healthy London Partnership and NHS Digital - Empowering a digital social care workforce
  • InHealth Group and Northumbria Healthcare FT - Partnering for the Future
  • KPMG and South Central Ambulance Service FT - Predicting 999 Ambulance Demand Modelling
  • LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare - LloydsPharmacy Healthcare Centre
  • Northgate Public Services, Kainos, BJSS, NHS Blood and Transplant and NHS Digital - Integrating the NHS Organ Donor Register into the NHS App
  • Perinatal Institute - The GAP Programme: Partnership to reduce stillbirths in the NHS
  • The Experience Led Care Programme and NHS Partners - Spreading Group Consultations
  • ABL Health in partnership with NHS England & NHS Improvement, North of England Commissioning Support and Her Majesties Prison and Probation - Serving prisoner involvement in the procurement of Healthcare Services
  • Hunter Healthcare - Executive talent for the healthcare sector
  • Kite, a Gilead Company, NHS England and NHS Partners - Working in partnership to bring CAR T innovation to UK patients
  • Newton Europe, The Phoenix Partnership, Leicestershire Health Informatics Service and Leicestershire Partnership Trust - Implementation of AutoPlanner within district nursing
  • NuvoAir and Royal Brompton and Harefield FT - Digital innovation for people with cystic fibrosis
  • Sensyne Health and Oxford University Hospitals FT - GDm-Health
Integrated Care Partnership of the Year
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Greater Manchester Urgent Primary Care Alliance CIC - Greater Manchester Integrated Urgent Care Clinical Assessment Service
  • Guy's and St Thomas' FT - Guy's Rapid Diagnostic Clinic Team
  • North Central London CCG (Islington) and London Borough of Islington, Whittington Health Trust, Barnardos , Isledon, Brandon Centre and Kooth - Integration of Social, Emotional and Mental Health Services (SEMH) for Children and Young (CYP) People in the London Borough of Islington
  • One Northern Devon - A partnership of public services, businesses, voluntary & community groups in northern Devon - Person-centred, Place-based Partnership working
  • Sussex Partnership FT, Southdown Housing Trust, MIND in Brighton and Hove - The Lighthouse
  • The Dudley Group FT - The Enhanced Care Home Team- Dudley
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton FT - ImpACT+: Integrating respiratory services across the community
  • Whittington Health Trust - Haringey and Islington Integrated Care Partnerships
Mental Health Innovation of the Year


Finalists:

  • Barnet, Enfield and Haringey Mental Health Trust - Blossom Court, new mental health inpatient building, St Ann's Hospital, Haringey
  • Camden and Islington FT partnered with Acute Trust partners University College London Hospitals FT, Royal Free London FT and Whittington Health Trust - 24/7 Mental Health Crisis Assessment Service (MHCAS)
  • City and Hackney CCG - A Digital Recovery Platform for Severe Mental Illness
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - MyPlace
  • London Ambulance Service Trust - London Ambulance Service pilots 'Mental Health Joint Response Car' to improve quality of mental health treatment and care
  • Oxford Health FT - A good night's sleep in hospital - A new standard in mental health
  • Somerset CCG - The Somerset Emotional Wellbeing Podcast
  • Surrey and Borders Partnership FT, Surrey Police, South East Coast Ambulance Service FT, Epsom Hospital A&E, East Surrey Hospital A&E, Royal Surrey County Hospital A&E, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals FT A&E, Frimley Park Hospital A&E and Surrey County Council - Surrey High Intensity Partnership Programme
Mental Health Trust of the Year


Finalists:

  • Hertfordshire Partnership University FT 
  • Lincolnshire Partnership FT 
  • Midlands Partnership FT 
  • Somerset FT 
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust 
  • West London Trust 
Military and Civilian Health Partnership Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Camden and Islington FT and Sussex Partnership FT - NHS Veterans’ Mental Health Transition, Intervention and Liaison Service (TILS), Complex Treatment Service (CTS) – London and South East NHS Veterans’ Mental Health High Intensity Service (HIS) - London
  • Humankind, Smart Recovery UK and The British Army - Mil-Smart
  • King Edward VII's Hospital - Veteran Specific Pain Management Programme (PMP)
  • Mesothelioma UK - Mesothelioma UK - Supporting our Armed Forces
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare FT - REGROUP Criminal Justice System whole care pathway in Nottinghamshire and Lincolnshire
  • Portsmouth Hospitals University Trust - Armed Forces Covenant Lead Nurse for Portsmouth and the surrounding areas
  • Royal College of General Practitioners - Veteran friendly NHS England GP practices
  • Togetherall, Ministry of Defence and NHS England - Low cost, high quality, maximum value: Providing a safe and effective online mental health resource to the UK Armed Forces population
NHS Communications Initiative of the Year Award


Finalists:

  • Liverpool Women's Hospital FT - Ask Alice - Keeping pregnant women safe and reassured during Covid-19
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital FT, North Central London CCG, NHS England and NHS Improvement, in partnership with Moorfields Eye Charity and UCL Institute of Ophthalmology - Oriel Engagement and Consultation Programme
  • NHS Business Services Authority - Digital Maternity Exemption Certificate Communications Campaign
  • NHS Find Your Place - Promoting the North East and North Cumbria as the best place to live, train and work
  • North Middlesex University Hospital Trust and Tottenham Hotspur Football Club - A premier partnership - providing antenatal and women's outpatient services in Spurs Stadium
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare FT - Moving the focus from reactive to proactive: Communications and enagagement COVID-19 phase 2 strategy
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust - Going smoke free – Finding a path through the smog
  • Southern Health - Every Life Matters: Our suicide and self-harm prevention campaign
NHS Workplace Race Equality Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Birmingham Community Healthcare FT - Building a Truly Inclusive Organisation
  • East London FT - Compassion and equality in employee relations
  • Leicestershire Partnership Trust - Champions of Race Equality
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust - Combined Race Forward
  • Northern Care Alliance Group - Greater Manchester Public Sector Race Equality Programme
  • Portsmouth Hospitals University Trust - Beyond Boundaries: A Black and Minority Ethnic Staff Development Programme
  • Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber FT - Developing, Promoting and Implementing Equality Diversity and Inclusion ‘The RDaSHWay’
  • The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals FT - Refocus to Achieve
Patient Safety Award


Finalists:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough FT - Abolishing restrictive interventions at Springbank Ward, specialist personality disorder unit
  • Coventry and Rugby CCG and Warwickshire North CCG - Geographical Host Policy
  • Croydon Health Services Trust - The Development of PATIENTEER COVID software to improve patient safety, efficiency, and outcomes.
  • North Bristol Trust - The Reduce Project - A collaborative quality improvement initiative to prevent and manage haemorrhage during childbirth
  • Royal Surrey FT - Covid CPAP Service
  • South London and the Maudsley FT and Oxehealth - Improving safety in seclusion with non contact technology
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Southern Trust OPAT service
  • The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust - Assistant Quality and Safety Educator Project
Primary Care Innovation of the Year


Finalists:

  • Central and Thistlemoor Primary Care Network - Health, Wellbeing and Community Champions in inner-city Peterborough
  • Devon CCG - Devon Digital Accelerator Project
  • East Riding of Yorkshire CCG - High impact cross-system innovations to improve musculoskeletal care
  • EQUIP (WEL CCGs) - Empowering all primary care staff to make improvements which have a tangible impact on the joy of staff and the experience of citizens
  • Isle of Wight CCG, Isle of Wight Trust, Lighthouse Medical, Wessex AHSN and Gnosco - Implementing teledermatology within primary care on the Isle of Wight
  • Northwest London Diabetes Programme, Carbs & Cals, ICS Health and Wellbeing - NWL Diabetes Programme, Carbs & Cals: Working together to address the Knowledge and Information Gap for HCPs and BAME communities living with, or at risk of developing Diabetes
  • Sevenhills+ Primary Care Network - COVID-19 Vulnerable Patient Visiting Service
  • The AHSN Network - Atrial Fibrillation Programme
Primary care networks, GP or Community Provider of the Year


Finalists:

  • Hertfordshire Community Trust - Rising to the challenge - Creating an innovative, agile and caring organisation through embedding a new vision, values and objectives
  • Integrated Cardiology Solutions - The Community Cardiology Service - Bringing Heartcare into the Home
  • Locala Community Partnerships CIC - Community Provider of the Year
  • MoreLife UK - Providing life-changing healthy lifestyle services in East Anglia to protect our NHS
  • Northern Lincolnshire and Goole FT - Clinical observation training and end-of-life training for care sector and Community Response Team GP
  • Peak Edge Primary Care Network, King Egbert School, Meadowhead School, Door 43, Chillipep, Sheffield Futures and Sheffield CCG - Peak Edge Neighbourhood School Transformation Project
  • Southern Health FT - Frailty Admission Avoidance Service
  • Tower Hamlets GP Care Group CIC - Place based care through a GP Federation
Staff Engagement Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Alder Hey Children's FT - Flourishing in adversity: A showcase of staff engagement at individual, departmental, divisional, and Trust level in and around times of crisis
  • Barts Health Trust and Y Lab, Wales - Barts Shielders
  • Bradford District Care FT - The Care Trust Way
  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG - Establishing a targeted, comprehensive wellbeing programme during COVID-19
  • Clinical Research Network West Midlands - Staff Wellbeing Initiative
  • Devon CCG - Devon Digital Accelerator Project
  • Northumbria Healthcare FT - Towards happy, healthy and productive teams - Northumbria's Staff Experience Programme
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT - Sherwood: A Great Place to Work; A Great Place to Thrive
System Leadership Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Black Country and West Birmingham CCGs - comprising of Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG, Wolverhampton CCG, Dudley CCG and Walsall CCG - A system wide response to protect Care homes during COVID-19
  • Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria Integrated Care System - Suicide Prevention Programme
  • Norfolk and Waveney Health and Care Partnership - Norfolk & Waveney ReSPECT (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) Implementation
  • Sheffield CCG, Primary Care Sheffield, Sheffield Children's FT, Sheffield City Council, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals FT - Sheffield Health and Care Covid-19 Testing Service
  • Sheffield CCG, Sheffield Health and Social Care FT, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals FT, Sheffield Childrens FT, Sheffield Mind, Sheffield Flourish, Mental Health VCSE, Saffron, Share Psychotherapy, SEYDA, Sheffield Public Health and Sheffield University - Sheffield Psychology Board: The Art of the Possible
  • South West London CCG (Croydon), Croydon Council, Croydon Health Services Trust, South London and Maudsley Trust, Age UK Croydon and Croydon GP Collaborative - One Croydon Alliance
  • West of England AHSN and members in Gloucestershire, Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire - Implementation and spread of ReSPECT (Recommended Summary Plan for Emergency Care and Treatment) across the West of England system
  • West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership - Ambition to action: increasing our leadership diversity
System Led Support for Carers Award
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Devon County Council and Devon CCG - Together for Devon Carers Hospital Service
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - In partnership with parents – South Cumbria Children’s Learning Disability and Behaviour Support Service
  • Leeds Community Healthcare Trust - Working in partnership with Carers Leeds to support carers
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare FT and Northamptonshire Carers - Working Carers Network - Working Together To Support Working Carers
  • Surrey Heartlands ICS and Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust - Surrey Carers Quality and Partnership Approach
  • The Design and Learning Centre on behalf of the Kent and Medway Sustainability and Transformation Partnership - Help to Care Mobile App
Workforce Initiative of the Year
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Federated4Health - Pan Haringey GP Federation - Clinical Pharmacy Team
  • Frimley Health and Care ICS - Frimley ICS System Workforce Bureau (SWB): A whole-system partnership approach to workforce sustainability and service delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • King's College Hospital FT - Covid-19 Staff Support and Wellbeing Programme
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Trust - Respect and compassion programme
  • National Guardian's Office - Freedom to Speak Up in the NHS
  • Tollgate Medical Centre, Newham CCG - Total Online Triage
  • University Hospitals Bristol and Weston FT, West of England AHSN, NIHR ARC West and The AHSN Network - PReCePT - Prevention of cerebral palsy in pre-term labour
  • West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership - Working Carers Passport Initiative