2018 Shortlist

2 July 2019
Manchester Central

2018 Shortlist

Best Patient Safety Initiative in A&E

 

  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust, Single Clerking: Prioritising Safety and Efficiency in A&E and the Acute Floor
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust, Prompt Cards In the Emergency Department: An Initiative To Increase Patient Safety And Reduce Human Factor Errors
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Using digital technology to provide faster access to sepsis care and treatment
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Managing Nutritional Risk at the Front Door: The Introduction of a Dietetic Service to the Emergency Unit
  • Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust, Recognition of the deteriorating child in ED
  • Healthy London Partnership and Metropolitan Police Service, Handover process for Voluntary Mental Health patients in Emergency Departments
  • Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, SIM-PLE (Simulation - Patient Led Education)
  • University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust, UHB Emergency Department High Impact User team
  • Wythenshawe Hospital, University Hospital of South Manchester, The Matthew Clock/Chart: a low cost tool for emergency care that could be rolled out globally.
Organisation of the Year
  • ​​Central London Community Healthcare Trust, Simply the Best, Every Time
  • Essex County Council, Quality Improvement To Improve Care Provision
  • Hope Citadel Healthcare, Hope Citadel's Significant event system 'we are what we repeatedly do'
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust, University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire (UHCW) NHS Trust
Patient Safety Team of the Year

Sponsored byBD​​

  • Care UK, Care UK - Smoke-Free Prisons Project - 11 prisons across Staffordshire and West Midlands Prisons
  • Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust, The Watchpoint Project - Using IT to Improve Care
  • Essex County Council, Quality Innovation Team
  • Healthcare Improvement Scotland, Scottish Patient Safety Programme ....... 10 years of Improving Safety
  • Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust, Sepsis Maggie's Action cards-patient safety collaborative
  • Humber Foundation Trust, An unusual patient safety team
  • Oxford University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Use of electronic transfusion systems to promote patient safety
  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Salford Royal - Journey to Exemplar Centre for management of VTE and Anticoagulation
  • University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust, Southampton Medicines Advice Service
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust, UHCW Patient Safety & Risk Team
Product or Innovation - Public
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, From "Mon-PLOP-oly" to "Game of Stools" - the development of an educational board game
  • Bradford District Care Foundation Trust, Criteria Led Discharge Tracker for Ward Based Mental Health Patients
  • Cornwall Partnership Foundation Trust, New pressure mat reduces likelihood of patient developing pressure injuries by identifying hot spots
  • Guy's and St Thomas' Foundation Trust, Rapid Access Diagnostic Clinic (RADC)
  • Health Innovation Network, Spotting the Signs of Sepsis
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Body worn video on mental health wards
  • Nottingham University Hospitals Trust, Making Moisture Manageable: Introducing a Moisture Lesion Prescription Sticker Across Adult Critical Care
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust, Interoperability Link Between Healthcare and Social Services
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Hospitals Trust, Stroke Services Kaizen Work- Swallow Test Assessments (Stroke assessment kit box)
  • The William Quarrier Scottish Epilepsy Centre, Seizure Risk Assessment Scale
  • West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group, Screening Procedures of Low Clinical Value Requests
Product or Innovation - Private
  • Advanced Life Support Group, Nursing & Residential Triage Tool
  • Deontics, Artificial Intelligence based clinical decision support
  • eConsult, eConsult within Primary Care
  • Germitec, Antigermix, a UV-based disinfection device for ultrasound probes
  • Neotract, Teleflex, UroLift for the treatment of lower urinary tract symptoms from benign prostatic hyperplasia
  • Nuffield Health, North Staffordshire Hospital, One Nuffield
  • Safe Obstetric Systems, Fetal Pillow - A safe choice for a difficult caesarean section
Quality Improvement Initiative of the Year

Sponsored byBBi

  • Birmingham Women's and Children's Foundation Trust, Paediatric Hydration Care Bundle
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, The Model Ward for Nutrition and Hydration
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, Respiratory Assessment Unit
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, Implementation of a “Placental Clinic” which Increased Detection of Fetal Growth Restriction & Reduced Stillbirths
  • Medway Foundation Trust, Bereavement Service
  • Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative and East Berkshire CCG, Reducing Urinary Tract Infections Through Hydration
  • Salford Royal Foundation Trust, Early Detection for Delirium Project (ED4D)
  • South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare Foundation Trust, Inclusion Drug, Alcohol and Psychological Services
  • University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust, UH Bristol Emergency Department High Impact User team
  • Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network Improvement Academy , Learning from Healthcare Deaths
Cancer Care

Sponsored byBD

  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust, EMPOWER
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Improving the safety of chemotherapy prescribing through implementation of a standardised electronic assessment proforma
  • Southend University Hospital Foundation Trust, Safe movement of patients to and from the Urology Cancer Centre in Essex
  • The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation Trust, MDT working in Oncology
  • Poole Hospital Foundation trust, Improving Flow in the Chemotherapy Pathway
  • Gloucestershire Care Services Trust, Macmillan Next Steps Cancer Rehabilitation (MNSCR): 3 Step Rehabilitation Model
  • Velindre Trust, Improving the palliative cancer pathways by developing a rapid access Radiographer-led service
  • The Christie Foundation Trust, Enhanced Supportive Care
  • Shrewsbury and Telford Trust, Development, implementation and outcomes of a patient centred, self management App providing communication, information
Clinical Governance & Risk Management

Sponsored byBD

  • Lane Fox REMEO Respiratory Centre, Improving patient safety when using tracheostomy speaking valves
  • Leicestershire Partnership Trust, Introducing a Traffic Light System to safely manage waiting lists across Specialist CAMHS
  • Liverpool University Dental Hospital, A new outpatient preoperative safety briefing for outpatient dental procedures
  • Liverpool University Dental hospital: The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospital Trust, A Biopsy Safety Strategy in Oral Medicine
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust, Managing Risks And Changing Global Practice: Our Investigation Into An Outbreak Of Fungal Endophthalmitis in Corneal Transplants
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Audit of Surgical Safety Checklist Process
  • The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, A Life-Saving System for Managing CPE Sepsis – ‘Individualized Antibiotic Regimens’
  • Walsall Healthcare Trust, An integrated approach of changing cultures in Clinical Governance/ Patient Safety
  • West of England Academic Health Science Network, A Collaborative Approach to Learning from Deaths
Care of Older People
  • Barnsley Hospital Foundation Trust, Initiatives to Support the Reduction of Pressure Ulcers for Older Patients
  • Birmingham Community Healthcare Foundation Trust, Multifactorial Falls Risk Assessment Tool
  • Central and North West London Foundation Trust, Stop the Pressure
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Trust and Lewisham Clinical Commissioning Group, LIMOS – Ensuring the safe use of medicines in care home patients through multidisciplinary and cross organisational working
  • Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative and East Berkshire CCG, Reducing Urinary Tract Infections Through Hydration
  • South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust, Community First Responder Lifting Scheme
  • The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network – Patient Safety Collaborative, LPZ - Care Homes Prevalence Audit Tool
  • The East Midlands Academic Health Science Network – Patient Safety Collaborative, Delirium Prevention in Elective Orthopaedic Surgery
  • The Royal Marsden Community Services, Sutton Care Home Support Team
  • University Hospitals of North Midlands Trust, National Deconditioning Awareness and Prevention Campaign
Changing Culture
  • Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals Trust, Human factors: learning from pubs and takeaways, not just airlines
  • East Cheshire Trust, Maintaining Patient Safety in times of Escalation - An Organisational Approach
  • Hampshire Hospitals Foundation Trust, The impact team culture has had on patient and relative experience on an elderly care ward
  • Humber Foundation Trust, Reducing Restrictions with Positive Engagement
  • North Bristol Trust, Positive Incident Management System (Learning from Excellence)
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital Foundation Trust,  'Achieving Excellence' as the ongoing platform for improvement
  • Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals Trust, Safety Plan - Must Do's
  • South Tyneside and Sunderland Healthcare Group, Learning from Excellence
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust, The use of Learning Teams to drive safety improvement by front line staff
Improving Safety in Medicines Management

Sponsored byBD

  • Cumbria Partnership Foundation Trust, Clozapine Clinic Patient Safety Improvement Initiative
  • East and North Hertfordshire Trust, More Power to the Patient - System Wide Roll-Out of a Pocket Size Diabetes Medication Sick Day Rule Card
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust, Dedicated Ward Pharmacy (DWP)
  • Gateshead Health Foundation Trust, Reducing Omitted Doses of Medicines (due to Medicines Not Available)
  • Northumberland, Tyne and Wear Foundation Trust, Moving Pharmaceutical Care Closer to the Patient - Technology Supporting Higher Quality Services
  • Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust, Intravenous Drug Witnessing
  • South Sefton Clinical Commissioning Group, Medication Review for Patients at Aintree University Hospital
  • St George's University Hospitals Foundation Trust, IMPMAPMAPS: The IMPact of a Medicines Administration Pharmacist on Medicines Administration and Patient Safety
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust, Medicines optimisation for patients with acute kidney injury (AKI)
  • The Walton Centre Foundation Trust, Reducing risks for women with epilepsy by increasing pre-conception counselling awareness: Valproate risk minimisation
Education & Training

Sponsored bygmc

  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust 
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Foundation Trust, Enhancing professional development within multidisciplinary working
  • Gloucestershire Hospitals Foundation Trust, Learning to Improve - An Academy Approach
  • Haelo, IS4Ac (Information Science for Academics)
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Trust, Reducing harm in chest drains-the impact of a novel approach to teaching and training
  • Maudsley Simulation, Delivering safer care through innovative mental health simulation training
  • North West London Diabetes Transformation Programme, Development of the diabetes ten point training tools for patient facing staff in hospitals and other settings
  • Queen's University Belfast, ‘Making Insulin Treatment Safer (MITS)’. Empowering, sustainable, and transferable education for safety-critical practice
  • The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, In-Situ Simulation Falls Prevention Training
  • Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust, WSHT Continuous Improvement Training - Creating an Army of Problem Solvers
Maternity & Midwifery Services
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, POP Package (Protection from OASI in Partnership)
  • Bolton Foundation Trust, Making Pain Management a Priority following Caesarean Section
  • Burton Hospitals Foundation Trust, Introducing EMDR to Maternity Bereavement Services
  • HM Prison Low Newton - Durham, The development of Peri natal and Maternity care pathways for women in the Judicial system
  • Lewisham and Greenwich Trust, Multidisciplinary twin birth simulation
  • OBS Cymru and 1000 Lives Improvement Wales, The Obstetric Bleeding Strategy for Wales
  • South Warwickshire Foundation Trust, Exceeding expectations with existing resources
  • South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust and South Central Ambulance Service Foundation Trust, Pre-hospital Maternity Conference
  • The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Reducing Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injury at Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
Information Technology
  • Cambridge University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Using digital technology to provide faster access to sepsis care and treatment
  • Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust, The Watchpoint Project - Using IT to Improve Care
  • eConsult, eConsult, an online GP consultation system enabling safe and appropriate delivery of care
  • NHS Western Isles, Morse - Data on the Move
  • Royal Devon and Exeter Foundation Trust, Warfarin Reversal in Acute Bleeding - Streamlining the Process
  • Salford Royal and Salford CCG, A Collaborative Project to Improve Management of Acute Kidney Injury in Primary Care using E-alerts and Educational Outreach
  • Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust, TIHM (Technology Integrated Health Management) for dementia
  • Syncrophi Systems, Error elimination at Point-of-Care
  • The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust, e-Sepsis
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Trust, Hospital Transfusion Team: Reducing the Usage of Red Blood Cells and Implementing a Red Cell Calculator and App
Infection Prevention & Control

Sponsored byBD

  • University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust, Continuous improvement of Infection Prevention and Control
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, "Game of Stools" - a Clostridium difficile themed educational board game
  • Cyprus University of Technology - Limassol General Hospital, Should CDC’s recommendations for promptly removing unnecessary central venous catheters be enhanced?
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital Foundation Trust and Public Health England, Protecting Patients and Changing Global Practice - Investigating an Outbreak of Fungal Endophthalmitis After Corneal Transplants
  • Northampton General Hospital Trust, Using social media to protect patients from C.difficile infection - a change package retweeted
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust - Northern General Hospital, Hip Fracture Surgical Site Infection Project
  • The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, Northern Care Alliance, Reducing the occurrence of C.difficile in the gastroenterology wards at The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Warrington and Halton Hospitals Foundation Trust, MSSA on Warrington ICU
Palliative Care

Sponsored byBD

  • Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals Trust, Palliative Care in disguise
  • Barnsley Hospital Foundation Trust, Norah Newman Volunteers | Caring for Patient Safety
  • North Devon Hospice, Improving our response times to referrals
  • Sheffield Teaching Hospitals Foundation Trust, Improving multi-professional electronic handover in a specialist palliative care unit
  • St George's University Hospitals Foundation Trust, Wandsworth Community Neuro Team - Creation of End of Life Care 'Gold Pathway'
  • St. Luke's Hospice, Patient Safety and Quality Framework
  • The Christie Foundation Trust, Enhanced Supportive Care
  • University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust, Supportive and Palliative Care Team
  • Velindre Trust, Improving the palliative pathways by developing a rapid access Radiographer-led service
  • Willowbrook Hospice, Improving the management of delirium in a specialist palliative care in patient unit
Patient Safety in the Community
  • Birmingham Community Healthcare Foundation Trust, Introduction of Sepsis Screening Tool and the National Early Warning Score in Adults in the Community
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board, Individualised Strength and Balance Programmes (ISBP) for reducing falls in the community - Cardiff and Vale UHB
  • East Midlands Academic Health Science Network, Implementing an international benchmarking tool into UK care homes to improve the safety of care
  • East Midlands Ambulance Service Trust, Cycle Response Unit in Northampton Town
  • Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, SPUR Sefton Pressure Ulcer Reminder
  • Norfolk Community Health and Care Trust, Prevention of Pressure Ulcers for patients on the community
  • Oxford AHSN Patient Safety Collaborative and East Berkshire CCG, Reducing Urinary Tract Infections Through Hydration
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC, Building Recovery in the Community
  • The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust, North Manchester Macmillan Palliative Care Support Service
  • Urgent Care 24, Improving Sepsis Management by using NEWS in Out of Hours Primary Care
Mental Health and Learning Disabilities
  • Devon Partnership Trust, Personality Disorders - CHANGE Programme
  • Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust, Improving access of people with learning disabilities to IAPT: A Pan-Dorset Pathway with Community Learning Disability Services
  • Dorset HealthCare University Foundation Trust, Redesign of the Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Service in combination with Street Triage
  • Essex County Council, Quality Innovation Team: Access to Health Video books
  • Mersey Care Foundation Trust and Merseyside Police, Triage Car Action Plan (TCAP) Joint Agency Positive Outcomes for Complex Individuals
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust, High Volume User Service - Working to Reduce A&E Attendance
  • North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare Trust, Medication Reduction in a Learning Disability Inpatient Service
  • The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust, Emergency Department Winterbourne View Protocol
  • The Royal Marsden Foundation Trust and Sutton Homes of Care Vanguard, Supportive Care Home Team: Improving end of life care for people with a learning disability in care homes
Perioperative and surgical care
  • Clarendon Paediatric Theatres, Leeds Children’s Hospital, Parent Pagers
  • Manchester University Foundation Trust and NHS Transformation Unit, ERAS+ - Preparing patients and families in the best way possible for major surgery
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust, Pre-Operative Assessment Clinic Cardiology Service
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals Foundation Trust, Implementing a multidisciplinary perioperative pathway of patients with, or at risk of, Obstructive Sleep Apnoea
  • St James's University Hospital, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, NELA - Improving Care for Emergency Laparotomy Patients
  • The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Scan4Safety
  • Torbay and South Devon Foundation Trust, Implementing Patient Blood Management (PBM) to reduce the need for allogeneic blood In Surgery
  • Warrington and Halton Hospitals Foundation Trust, Transfuse and Check
Deteriorating Patients & Rapid Response Systems
  • Advancing Quality Alliance, Advancing Quality Programme: Acute Kidney Injury (AKI), Early Identification and Treatment of AKI to improve Patient Outcomes
  • Birmingham Women's and Children's Foundation Trust, Paediatric Hydration Care Bundle
  • Epsom and St.Helier University Hospitals Trust, Sepsis Group, Engaging the Whole Workforce in Improving the Sepsis Care Leads to Sustainable Improvement and a Rapid Reduction in Mortality
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children Foundation Trust, Improving recognition and management of sepsis in an acute paediatric inpatient setting through the development and optimisation of technological solutions
  • Imperial College Healthcare Trust, Sepsis Big Room
  • King's College Hospital Foundation Trust, iMobile Critical Care Outreach
  • Royal Hospital for Sick Children, Edinburgh (NHS Lothian), Regular training of Medical Emergency Team leads to sustained improvements in response to deteriorating patients, improved outcomes in intensive care and financial savings.
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust, Electronic fluid balance
  • West of England Academic Health Science Network, Regional Programme to improve the reliability of recognition and response to the deteriorating patient

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