Winners 2018

21 November 2018
InterContinental O2

 

Acute or Specialist Services Redesign - London and the South

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Winner:
Imperial College Healthcare, Connecting Care for Children

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The judges felt that this whole-system approach was a great example of authentic involvement of patients championing and shaping the service. Fantastic collaborative team work was also evident throughout, making this entry a well-deserved winner.

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Acute or Specialist Services Redesign - North/Midlands/East

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Winner:
Manchester University FT - Wythenshawe Hospital

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The judges felt this project showed true clarity of purpose and clearly demonstrated the alignment of systems whilst still ensuring measurable outcomes. The huge potential of this service made it an innovative winner and the impact for both patients and staff particularly shone through.

Highly commended in this category:
Birmingham and Solihull FT

Read more about the winning entry here.

 

Acute Sector Innovation

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Winner:
RM Partners, hosted by The Royal Marsden, in collaboration with Imperial College Healthcare Trust, St George's Healthcare Trust and Epsom and St Helier Hospitals

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This winning entry demonstrated excellent patient focus and showed fantastic speed - from research to implementation whilst still ensuring the patient was at the forefront. The judges also feel this project is extremely wide reaching with huge potential for national adoption.

Highly commended in this category:
Northumbria Healthcare FT - Quality Improvement for Surgical teams

Read more about the winning entry here.

 

Chief Executive of The Year

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Winner:
Lesley Watts, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT

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Showing truly outstanding, engaging and sensitive leadership are some of the characteristics judges attributed to the chief executive of the year. Direct, honest and empathetic they have provided an inspiring way forward in challenging circumstances. By listening to staff, patients and partner organisations this person has built a shared view of the future.

Highly commended in this category:
Yvonne Ormston, North East Ambulance Service FT

Read more about the winning entry here.

 

Clinical Leader of The Year

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Winner:
Anthony Clarkson, Organ Donation and Transplantation, NHS Blood and Transplant

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The clinical leader of the year has been won by showing how incredible hardwork, passion and enthusiasm has combined with huge organisational support. The judges feel that this person takes a clear minded evidence-based approach, whilst still showing great perseverance in the face of challenges.

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Community or Primary Care Services Redesign - London and the South

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Winner:
Newham CCG

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The entry showed excellent patient participation based on evidence and academic rigour and has created a national exemplar for use across the health-sector. The judges were unanimous in their views that this application was a truly outstanding winner.

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Community or Primary Care Services Redesign - North/Midlands/East

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Winner:
Conexus Healthcare

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The improvements in capacity as a result of this innovative project has led to a reduction in GP appointments and an increase in the amount of time spent with each patient. Judges have been impressed with the spread of this success and with the maintenance of safety.

Highly commended in this category:
Mersey Care FT

Read more about the winning entry here.

 

Compassionate Patient Care

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Winner:
Northumbria Healthcare FT - Developing a birth reflection service

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All the entries to this award were impressive and should be commended but one clearly stood out. The winning project included fantastic evidence of focus groups between staff and patients and showed incredible potential for spread using evidence-based training models making the project a truly worthy winner.

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Creating A Supportive Staff Culture

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Winner:
East Lancashire Hospitals Trust

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This winner clearly demonstrated that positive culture change is happening throughout their organisation. The judges particularly felt that this is much more than an ‘initiative’ – it’s a sustained effort to continually improve the trust and contribute to wider improvement across the NHS.

Highly commended in this category:
Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust

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Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information

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Winner:
Sherwood Forest Hospital FT

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This powerful project was a clear and evident winner due to its passionate, refreshing and brilliantly visual presentation. The judges particularly enjoyed the focus on the qualitative impacts and the improved wider patient journey that had been implemented.

Highly commended in this category:
South East Coast Ambulance Service FT

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HSJ Partnership of The Year

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Winner:
Sodexo

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The judges felt this winner was an exemplar model of a trust actively and successfully working with a strategic partner to develop a genuine relationship. Furthermore, the judges were impressed by the significant financial benefits whilst still ensuring the patient always comes first.

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Improved Partnerships Between Health and Local Government

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Winner:
Gateshead Care Partnership

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The winners of this category truly demonstrated to the judges a collaborative and genuine partnership. The challenges facing this project did not deter the team but brought them together to work as one and actively share responsibility.

Highly commended in this category:
Swindon Borough Council with Great Western Hospital FT and Swindon CCG

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Improvement in Emergency and Urgent Care

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Winner:
Bradford Teaching Hospitals FT

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Our winners tonight stood out to the judges due to their fantastic presentation of a well-conceived project that showed remarkable project management. The panel were particularly impressed in the collaborative leadership shown and feel this service has huge potential to be replicated successfully.

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Improving Care with Technology

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Winner:
Surrey and Borders Partnership FT

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The judges felt this project evidenced great use of machine learning and solving very real problems. The presentation demonstrated fantastic improvements in patients with specific needs and the panel felt this entry was a truly deserving winner

Highly commended in this category:
Salford Royal FT

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Improving Outcomes Through Learning and Development

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Winner:
Kingston Hospital FT - Maternity Department

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This winning project showed how outstanding team work and leadership can use learning and development to change culture and improve outcomes. The judges saw a great link with human factors training and think the team should be extremely proud of their truly wonderful initiative.

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Innovation in Mental Health

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Winner:
East Midlands AHSN

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The judges felt this winner demonstrated an excellent entry that is genuinely scalable and was clearly invaluable for its patients. This sustainable project also draws on innovative technology to improve the timeliness and effectiveness of care.

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Optimisation of Medicines Management

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Winner:
AT Medics

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The winners of this category had clear and strong data supporting the improvements presented and this collabortive team identified the problem and delivered significant outcomes.

Highly commended in this category:
Lambeth CCG, Southwark CCG and Kings College Hospital

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Patient Digital Participation

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Winner:
Chelsea and Westminster FT

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This ambitious project demonstrated an excellent presentation with strong evidence of positive impacts and scaling. The challenges the team faced were clear, and the judges were impressed in how these were overcome.

Highly commended in this category:
mHabitat, Leeds and York Partnership FT and Leeds Community Healthcare Trustt

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Patient Safety

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Winner:
Northumberland Tyne and Wear FT

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This winning submission blew the judges away with how hard they worked to devise a clear strategy to improve patient safety in a challenged area. The panel descirbed this project as breath taking and simply amazing which should be shared across the NHS.

Highly commended in this category:
Sheffield Teaching Hospitals FT, Department of Obstetric Anaesthesia

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Primary Care Innovation

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Winner:
Mid-Mersey A&E Delivery Board, Widnes Vikings, Renova Developments and Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership

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The judges felt the winner of this category showed an inspiring innovation through an extremely dynamic presentation alongside excellent team work. The judges also went on to say that the wider NHS and public health community could learn huge amounts from this service.

Highly commended in this category:
2 X HC; Parchmore Medical Centre & Gloucestershire Hospitals FT

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Trust of The Year

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Winner:
Northamptonshire Healthcare FT

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The judges would like to thank all the trusts and their inspiring site visit presentations delivered during their busy working days. However the judges said that this was a unanimous decision. This trust demonstrated an exemplar presentation alongside a truly impressive site visit which showed innovation, honesty and humility. The culture was evidently embedded throughout the trust and the team should be extremely proud as a leader within the NHS community.

Highly commended in this category:
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals FT

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Staff Engagement

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Winner:
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

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This winning project demonstrated an impressive "full package" entry that the panel felt had resulted in sustained positive movement across a wide range of initiatives including people indicators, staff engagement, and financial sustainability.

Highly commended in this category:
Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust

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Using Technology to Improve Efficiency

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Winner:
NeuroCoRe

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Our winners tonight stood out to the judges through successfully demonstrating a meaningful project with impressive outcomes that clearly centres from a dedicated, innovative and driven multidisciplinary team.

Highly commended in this category:
Genomics England

Read more about the winning entry here.

 

Workforce

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Winner:
Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare Trust

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A good and creative workforce model with an inspiring patient story which mixed a clever skill combination with decisions evidenced against an in-depth risk assessment. Judges were impressed with ability to maintain the standard of care.

Highly commended in this category:
Mid Yorkshire Trust

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Widening Participation

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Winner:
Royal United Hospitals Bath FT Project SEARCH partnership with Virgin Care and Fosse Way School

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The judging panel felt this category winner not only created opportunities but more importantly was life transforming for individuals and their families. The presentation showed true dedication and the team should be extremely proud to share their learnings.

Highly commended in this category:
University Hospitals of North Mildands Trust

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System Led Support for Carers

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Winner:
Hertfordshire and West Essex STP Partnership

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The winners of this category showed real clarity on each component of the system and how they worked in collaboration as a team. There was also a fantastic positive focus on a whole community approach which lent real sustainability to the programmes of work.

Highly commended in this category:
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Health and Care Partnership

Read more about the winning entry here.

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