2017 shortlist

9 July 2018 Manchester Central

2017 shortlist

Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Public Sector
  • County Durham and Darlington Foundation Trust: Versal-innovative slide sheet design-reduces user error-improving patient comfort & reducing harm to skin during repositioning.
  • Ophthalmic Imaging - Sheffield Teaching Hospitals: Innovative Adaptation of a Retinal Scanner Facilitating Imaging of Previously Inaccessible Patients
  • Royal Brompton & Harefield Foundation Trust: Frontline NHS Innovation: BHIS™ Postoperative Support Bra for Female Cardiothoracic Patients
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Calcified Placenta Teaching Aid
  • Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project
  • Yeovil District Hospital Foundation Trust: Tag Care at Yeovil District Hospital
Best Product or Innovation for Patient Safety - Private Sector
  • Bruin Biometrics (BBI): SEM Scanner: Early Detection of Pressure Ulcers Transforms Care & Releases Productivity at NHS Isle of Wight
  • GS1 UK
  • Healios: Healios
  • Linet : LINET Multicare Powered by Hercules - Addressing the Top Safe Patient Handling Tasks for nursing
  • Medcura Technologies: Improving Healthcare outcomes for Cancer patients by increasing quality, safety and efficiency of IV Chemotherapy services.
  • Nervecentre Software
  • Seedata Limited: Life QI - the health and social care quality improvement platform
Cancer Care

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  • Acute Haemato-Oncology  Service at Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: A simple intervention to improve antibiotic treatment time for Neutropenic Sepsis
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board: Prostate Cancer Pathway Re-design
  • Care UK: Care UK - HMP Wakefield - Palliative Care Pathway
  • Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust: A culture of open reporting results in improved quality of bladder tumour resections: a closed loop audit
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust: Enabling citizens to actively self manage their cancer care
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Motion Capture Pillow
  • The Christie Foundation Trust: A new model for homecare
Clinical Governance & Risk Management in Patient Safety
  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals: Adapted WHO Endoscopy Safety Checklist
  • Bradford District Care Foundation Trust: Measurement and the way we use it - getting staff involved
  • LloydsPharmacy: Safer Care - A Patient Safety Programme
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust: Optimising patient outcomes following routine cataract surgery; lessons learnt from an unexpected case series of adverse events
  • Northampton General Hospital: Dare to Share - Sharing Learning from Incidents
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals: Disease Modifying Therapies within the Multiple Sclerosis Team 
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC: Reducing Medications Misuse in Prison
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust: Our Patient Safety Improvement Journey in Clinical Governance and Risk Management 
Patient Safety in Surgical Care
  • Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust: Improving outcomes after emergency surgical admission
  • Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Trust: Development of comprehensive safety package for patients on anticoagulant medications requiring surgery
  • NHS Transformation Unit: The Greater Manchester Healthier Together programme
  • Papworth Hospital: Implementing a surgical morbidity dashboard for cardiac surgery
  • Royal free Hampstead: Adopting Quality Improvement to reduce harm during '5 step to Safer Surgery'
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust and Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network: The Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust: Prevention of never events in the operating theatres  by embedding a high quality checklist and focusing on continual learning
  • South Tees NHS Foundation Trust : AKI Improvement Programme
  • Stockport Foundation Trust: PREOPERATIVE ANAEMIA SERVICE
  • University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust: Reducing harm and building a positive safety culture through Surgical Safety Walkarounds 
Patient Safety in Learning Disabilities
  • Barking Havering and Redbridge University Trust Hospital: Paediatric Special Needs Blood Testing at Queen's Hospital
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust: Developing Positive Behaviour Support ethos in an Assessment and Intervention Inpatient Unit
  • Cardiff & Vale University Health Board: “Improving general hospital care of patients who have a learning disability”
  • Community Learning Disabilities Team: Tackling Domestic Violence and Abuse against people with Learning Disabilities
  • NHS Arden & GEM CSU with NHS Coventry and Warwickshire Clinical Commissioning groups, Local Authorities and Providers: Transforming care for people with complex learning disabilities and autism
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC: Relationships and Sexual Health Programme (RSE)
Quality Lead of the Year

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  • George Eliot Hospital Trust: Quality Improvement initiative of Acute Kidney Injury
  • Medway NHS Trust : Improving Safety- Recognising & Responding to Unwell Patients
  • NHS Wolverhampton Clinical Commissioning Group : The best Quality Lead in the CCGs
  • Northampton General Hospital Trust: Most Inclusive and Dynamic Quality Improvement Leader
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital : Caring for patients, Caring for Staff, Caring for finances 
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital: Emergency Laparotomy Collaborative
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust: Improvement in Patient Safety Trustwide using Quality Improvement Methodology
  • Stockport Foundation Trust: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Specialist Nurse - Raising AKI Awareness at Stockport NHS Trust
Best Patient Safety Improvement Team
  • Care UK: Care UK - HMP Stafford - Smoking Cessation Team
  • Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Traceability and Surgical Data Capture - Driving Patient Safety
  • Derriford Hospital: Making the Sepsis CQUIN work
  • Essex County Council: Quality Innovation Team, Essex County Council
  • Ministry of National Guards-Health Affairs: Establishment of medically lead bed management department and patient flow transformation
  • National Pharmacy Association: Enhancing patient safety within community pharmacy through effective reporting
  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) Working Group : A collaborative approach to improvement at Salford Royal Foundation Trust (SRFT)
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: A Team Approach: Improving Sepsis Care and Reducing Deaths.
  • University Hospital of North Midlands: Preventing Atrial Fibrillation related stroke, interfacing primary and secondary care
  • Warrington and Halton Foundation Trust: Warrington Hospital Acute Care Team
Mental Health
  • Camden and Islington NHS Trust: Positive And Caring Enviroments (P.A.C.E)
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Foundation Trust: CRAC Team-improving quality, patient safety and maintaining bed flow by expert navigation through shifting sandbanks at low tide
  • Dorset Healthcare University Foundation Trust: Pan Dorset Pathfinder Service
  • Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust: Lone worker safety devices 
  • Mental Health Inreach Team, Oxleas NHS Trust, HMP Swaleside: The Emotional Wellbeing Mentor Scheme at HMP Swaleside
  • Mersey Care Foundation Trust: No Force First
  • NHS Bedfordshire Clinical Commisioning Group: Bedfordshire and Luton Mental Health Street Triage
  • Tees Esk and Wear Valleys Foundation Trust: Mental Health Services for Older People, Suicide Prevention Training Team
  • University of Central Lancashire: REsTRAIN YOURSELF: Minimising the use of physical restraint in acute mental health settings
Patient Safety in Maternity & Midwifery Services
  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospital Trust: Maternity Safety Brief - Be Safe - Be Brief - Be the Best
  • Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust: A Proactive Approach to Reducing Our Local Stillbirth Rate
  • George Eliot Hospital Trust: Success in reducing the still birth rate 
  • King's College London, School of Medical Education and Maternity Services, Queen Elizabeth the Queen Mother Hospital, East Kent Hospital Trust: Improving Local Anaesthetic Toxicity Knowledge in Maternity Care 
  • Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust: Training in cardiotocography to improve neonatal outcomes and reduce unnecessary intrapartum interventions
  • Morecambe Bay University Hospitals Trust: 3 Minute Safety Brief
  • Perinatal Institute: The Saving Babies in North England (SaBiNE) project
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust: Keeping mothers and babies safe
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Patient Safety in Maternity & Midwifery Services
Patient Safety in the Community
  • Care Plus Group: District Nursing Mobile Working Project to enable Remote Access and Recording into Electronic Patient Records
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust: The East Lancashire Falls Response Service
  • Gloucestershire Care Services Trust: Implementing NEWS in Nursing Homes
  • Murrays Pharmacy: Medicines Compliance and Adherence and safety for patients with long term conditions
  • North East London Foundation Trust: Significant 7- Signs of Deterioration for Care Homes
  • South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust: Psychological Interventions Clinic for outpatients with Psychosis (PICuP)
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC: NYH Outreach
  • Sussex Community Foundation Trust: Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust: Reducing incidents of pressure damage in the community 
Care of Older People

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  • Ashford and St. Peter's Hospital Foundation Trust: Moving On – taking steps to prevent falls-related serious injuries
  • Central London Community Healthcare Trust: Impact of Proactive Care Homes Pharmacists
  • Heart Of England Foundation Trust (H.E.F.T.): Geriatric Optimisation and Liaison Before Surgery Service
  • Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust: A Safer Approach to Ethical Feeding Decisions
  • Lincolnshire Partnership Foundation Trust: The Personalised, Sensory Toolkit
  • North East London Foundation Trust: Significant 7- Signs of Deterioration Training for Care Homes
  • North East London Foundation Trust & BHR CCG: Deactivation of Implantable Cardioverter Defibrillators (ICDs) in End of Life Care
  • Northern Health and Social Care Trust: Delivering Person-Centred Care and improving the experience for patients living with dementia in the acute care setting through 
  • Royal Voluntary Service: Leicester & Leicestershire Home from Hospital Service
Patient Safety in Critical Care & Trauma Patients
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust: Reconfiguration of critical care outreach service and team with 4 cohorted Rapid Response Team (RRT) beds.  
  • Kimal PLC: Altius Central Venous Catheters - Reducing Patient Risk
  • Liverpool Heart and Chest Foundation Trust : Reducing hospital acquired pressure ulcers in a high risk critical care area 
  • North West London Critical Care Network: Patient Transfer Bag - Networked approach
  • Nottingham University Hospitals Trust: Expansion of NUH CCOT service to improve patient safety and outcomes
  • The Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, Brighton and Sussex Universities Hospital Trust: Paediatric Acute Non-Invasive Ventilation - the future?
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust: Improving Incident Reporting in Critical Care - UHCW  
Managing Long Term Conditions
  • Derby Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: Development of Haemodialysis Trigger Tool and Patient Safety Index to monitor harm events during haemodialysis treatments
  • Hampshire Constabulary & Isle of Wight NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network : Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Project
  • Healios: Healios
  • Lancashire Care Foundation Trust: A care pathway for patients who have experienced a severe hypoglycaemia episode that was attended by the paramedics. 
  • Poole Hospital: Epilepsy Networks Project
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: The Okay to Stay Plan
  • South London and Maudsley Foundation Trust: Psychological Interventions Clinic for outpatients with Psychosis (PICuP)
  • Totally Health and My Clinical Coach: Social prescribing through telephone based Clinical Health Coaching to empower individuals to improve their health and wellbeing
  • University Hospital of the North Midlands: Preventing Atrial Fibrillation related stroke, interfacing primary and secondary care
  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Detect, Protect, Perfect in Atrial Fibrillation 
Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust: The Quality Improvement QIP - Delivering Quality Emergency Care in Belfast
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Emergency Department: SPADES safety walk-round checklist
  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust: Introduction of a Multidiscipilary team approach to reduce hospital admissions on the Clinical Decicsions Unit (CDU)
  • London North West Health Care Trust : Improving the screening and management of Sepsis in a A&E department
  • NHS Tayside: Making the transition from Core to Higher Specialty Training in Emergency Medicine
  • Royal Derby Hospital : Departmentally-Derived Quality Standards in Royal Derby Hospital Emergency Department 
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust and the Paediatric Emergency Medicine Leicester Academic (PEMLA) Group: Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS) - Smartphone App
  • University Hospital North Staffordshire: Implementing a shared care exemplar front door model of care for frail older people in the emergency department
  • West of England Academic Health Science Network: The adoption and spread of the ED Safety Checklist across the West of England
  • York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust: Sustainable, Innovative and Quality First Emergency Assessment Service in Scarborough
Changing Culture
  • Aspen Healthcare Ltd: STEP-up Patient Safety Cultural Change Programme
  • Bradford District Care Foundation Trust: Talk and change culture
  • Cygnet Healthcare: Self Harm to Together Healing
  • Humber Foundation Trust: Achieving rapid improvement in cultural change #patientsafety
  • Mersey Care Foundation Trust: The HOPE(S) clinical model of care to reduce long term segregation in secure settings
  • NHS Forth Valley: Improving the journey for those with dementia in the acute setting - a collaborative approach
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare Foundation Trust: Developing a Safety Culture
  • St Andrew's Healthcare: Safewards at St Andrew's
  • The Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Foundation Trust: Rebuilding Relationships Programme
  • University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust: The Safety Huddle Culture
  • University Hospitals of Leicester Trust: Recognising and responding to the deteriorating patient
Improving Safety in Medicines Management

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  • Care UK: Care UK - HMP Stafford - Repeat Prescriptions Management
  • Central London Community Healthcare Trust: Impact of Proactive Care Homes Pharmacist
  • Heart of England Foundation Trust: Reducing harm from omissions and delays in Parkinson medication (PD)
  • Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust:  Medication Error to Coroners Court and Lessons Learned
  • Leeds Childrens' Hospital: Druggles - their positive impact on prescribing standards and patient safety within the neonatal intensive care environment
  • NHS East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group: Medicines Management Template improves Safe Prescribing of Direct Anticoagulant Drugs (DOACs) in GP Practices
  • NHS Wakefield Clinical Commissioning Group: 5afety in Num6ers - Medicines Safety Initiative 
  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust: Haematology Chemotherapy Prescribing
  • The Schoolhouse Surgery : Anticholinergic Burden Calculator - An Effective Tool in Clinical Practice To Reduce Iatrogenesis
  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Implementing Self Administration of Insulin in Hospital
  • Wessex Academic Health Science Network: Reducing the Risks from Magnesium Sulfate Injection in Obstetrics
Information Technology to Improve Patient Safety
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust: eHospital - using information technology to improve patient safety at Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cloud2: How GPs in London are using technology to reduce unnecessary hospital referrals
  • Four Seasons Health Care: Four Seasons Health Care - Quality of Life Programme
  • Healios: Healios
  • Nervecentre Software Ltd: Electronic Observations and Handover improving patient safety across NHSHospitals
  • Racepoint Global: Extreme Networks
  • South Central Ambulance Service with Quicksilva Limited and Ortivus AB: Mobile Summary Care Record Access for Ambulances
  • Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust: Handi
  • UK Renal Registry: Think Kidneys - the NHS campaign to improve to improve the care of people at risk of, or with acute kidney injury
  • Welsh Ambulance Services Trust: Pre Hospital Communication App
  • West of England Academic Health Science Network & South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust​: Ambulance Service Electronic Patient Care Record & National Early Warning Score
Education & Training

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  • Haelo: Improvement Science for Acedemics (IS4Ac)                                                                                                                                                           
  • Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust: Training in cardiotocography to improve birth outcomes
  • London Ambulance Service Trust: Dementia Care matters in the Ambulance Service
  • NHS Lothian: Educating the entire theatre team in safer airway management
  • Royal United Hospitals Bath Foundation Trust: 'Tea trolley' training programme:a novel approach to multidisciplinary training in the workplace
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust: New training for incident review within the Combined Community and Acute Care Group of STHFT
  • University of Huddersfield: Tissue Viability Leading Change: National Competency Framework
  • West Midlands Academic Health Science Network : Learning from Excellence 
  • Whiston Hospital: Attitudes to and effectiveness of prescribing error feedback in an acute hospital setting.  
  • York Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust: Foundations in Patient Safety and Quality - developing awareness of and engagement in patient safety and improvement
Best Organisation
  • Antwerp University Hospital
  • Frimley Health Foundation Trust
  • Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust
  • Surrey and Sussex Healthcare Trust
  • The Christie Foundation Trust
  • Western Sussex Hospitals Trust
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Foundation Trust
Infection Prevention Control in Patient Safety

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  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust: Infection Prevention and Control 'Plan on a Page'                                                                                                        
  • Guy's and St Thomas Foundation Trust: A sustained improvement in paediatric cardiac surgical site infections
  • Health Innovation Network: Reducing Harm from Urinary Catheters: a Collaborative Approach in South London
  • Liverpool Community Health Continence Team: CAUTI Harm Free Care Group 
  • Leeds Childrens' Hospital: The Buggle - An innovative teaching programme to improve infection prevention on the neonatal unit
  • Royal Brompton and Harefield Foundation Trust: Reducing Readmissions for Surgical Site Infection (SSI) Together With Patients: Photo at Discharge (PaD) Scheme
  • Royal College of Art Helen Hamlyn Centre for Design: Safety = Design: An Interdisciplinary Project to Improve Identification and Treatment Rates of Sepsis and Acute Kidney Injury
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust: Regaining Control of Infection Prevention through Collaborative Working

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