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

Best Use of Integrated Care and Partnership Working in Patient Safety Award in partnership with RLDatix
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Barts Health Trust, Barking and Dagenham, Havering and Redbridge CCGs, UCL Partners and Queen Mary University of London - Multidisciplinary approach in preventing strokes in people with atrial fibrillation
  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals Trust - Giving Back the Gift of Time - Improving the Last 1000 Days of Life
  • BrisDoc Healthcare Services and Bristol, North Somerset, South Gloucestershire (BNSSG) Healthier Together - System Clinical Assessment Service
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - Reducing irreversible loss of sight to the residents of Cardiff and the Vale of Glamorgan
  • NHS Devon, Devon County Council, Torbay Council, Plymouth City Council, Devon & Cornwall OPCC - Whole Systems For Whole People
  • Manchester FT, gtd healthcare and Manchester Integrated Care Partnership - An innovative integrated model for screening for infectious diseases in adults and children fleeing from conflict in Afghanistan
  • NHS England and NHS Improvement, DHSC Med Tech Directorate and NHS Supply Chain - Collaborative Partnership to enable a resilient supply chain
  • Stockport FT - Embedding a culture of collaborative partnership to improve the quality and delivery of mental health services for patients and wellbeing support for staff
Changing Culture Award in partnership with Nursing & Midwifery Council
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals FT - Creating a Culture of Improvement
  • BrisDoc Healthcare Services - Employee Owned Social Enterprise providing NHS Primary Care Services 24/7
  • Kettering General Hospital FT - Yokoten: Learning through Sharing - Removing the Boundaries
  • Kettering General Hospital FT - Compassionism - A culture change programme to embed civility, respect and compassion
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Moving to a Least Restrictive Culture
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Freedom to Speak Up Campaign to Change Culture
  • North Manchester General Hospital - Enacting Cultural Change 
  • Royal Surrey FT - The SCReaM Human Factors and Team Resource Management Programme
Clinical Governance & Risk Management in Patient Safety Award 


Finalists:

  • King's College Hospital FT - New approach to Point of Care Testing 
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care FT - Improving Nasogastric Care
  • West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals Trust - Active Elective Surgical Waiting List Management
Community Care Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Derbyshire Community Health Services FT - Dementia Palliative Care Team
  • Fosse Healthcare, Nottinghamshire County Council, birdie and East Midlands Academic Health Science Network - Early detection of deterioration in home care project
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - The Autism Outreach Team - supporting autistic adults at risk of admission to mental health inpatient and specialist hospital settings
  • Mid and South Essex Integrated Care System - Raizer Chairs - improving dignity in care and reducing ambulance call outs
  • Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber FT - Long Covid Assessment and Treatment Service
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care FT - Digital Health Service
  • The Royal Wolverhampton Trust - Care Coordination - Hospital avoidance single point of access pathways
  • Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust - Phototherapy at Home - The way forward for Neonatal Community Outreach
Deteriorating Patients and Rapid Response Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Blackpool Teaching Hospital FT - Improving the Identification and Care of the Deteriorating Patient - A Quality Improvement Collaborative during the COVID 19 pandemic
  • Kettering General Hospital FT - Launching a Call for Concern© Service 
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals FT - The Recognise and Respond Team - Optimising Care, Supporting Excellence
  • Northampton General Hospital Trust - The Deteriorating Patient Task List
  • Royal Brompton and Harefield Hospitals - Mechanical Life Support
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Rapid Access Heart Failure Clinic
  • Stockport FT and Pennine Care FT - Person Centred Community Delirium Pathway
  • The Royal Wolverhampton Trust - Model of an Acute Kidney Injury Service 
Digital System and Process Development Award


Finalists:

  • Alder Hey Children's FT - Little Hearts at Home - Home monitoring solution for high risk children
  • Hampshire Hospitals FT - E-Outcoming
  • Liverpool University Hospitals FT - An integrated innovative lipid care pathway for patients with high cardiovascular risk spanning secondary and primary care
  • Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement and NHS Digital - Social care extended access to NHS GP Connect Data
  • North Central London ICB in partnership with Training Hub  - Using Technology to improve outcomes for care home residents and staff
  • Royal Berkshire FT - Deploying advanced analytics as a decision aid to improve hospital attendance by the most vulnerable groups in our community
  • Royal Surrey FT - Implementation of daily online radiotherapy plan adaptation for patients with pelvic cancers
  • University Hospitals of Northamptonshire: Kettering General Hospital FT and Northampton General Hospital Trust - Digital Tools for Management of Frail Patients
Early-Stage Patient Safety Innovation of the Year


Finalists:

  • Kent and Medway ICB - System Wide Response to Sodium Valproate Pregnancy Prevention Programme
  • Manchester FT, gtd healthcare and Manchester Integrated Care Partnership - An innovative integrated model for screening for infectious diseases in adults and children fleeing from conflict in Afghanistan
  • North East and North Cumbria ICS - Suicide Prevention Network
  • Northampton General Hospital Trust - The Deteriorating Patient Task List
  • Suffolk Primary Care - Centralised high-risk drug monitoring in Primary Care
  • The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust - Shape Up 4 Surgery - A Perioperative Patient Campaign
  • Yeovil District Hospital FT - Implicit Bias in Maternity Care
Harnessing a Human Factors Approach to Improve Patient Safety Award in partnership with NHS Supply Chain
Award Partner


 
Finalists:

  • Guy's and St Thomas' FT -  Failure Mode & Effects Analysis in the Covid Vaccination Service
  • Royal Surrey FT - The SCReaM Human Factors and Team Resource Management Programme
  • Serious Hazards of Transfusion, SHOT - Improving transfusion safety by applying human factors principles in the UK
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Improving Medicines Administration on Gillis Memory Centre 
  • Southport and Ormskirk Hospital Trust - Human Factors Introductions Training Programme
  • West London Trust - Improving the Patient Experience through Storytelling and Creation of Bespoke Audio Visual Educational Tools for Staff Development
Improving Care for Children and Young People Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Alder Hey Children's FT and Bluetree Medical - BrillianSee Transparent Facemask
  • Black Country ICB - Primary Care Paediatric Respiratory Hubs
  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS - Keyworker Collaborative
  • Evelina London part of Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT, King’s College Hospital FT, King’s College London, South East London ICB, Lambeth Council, Southwark Council, Guy’s and St Thomas’ Charity, South London and Maudsley FT and Lambeth and Southwark GP Federations - Children & Young People’s Health Partnership
  • HUC and Luton & Bedfordshire Children's Community & Specialist Nursing - Direct booking from 111 to children’s rapid response
  • Kent Community Health FT - Medicines Optimisation in Special Schools
  • Midlands Partnership FT - Staffordshire Community Dental Service - Paediatric General Anaesthetic Service
  • Northern Care Alliance FT - Paediatric Trans-Anal Irrigation training in the child's home instead of in a hospital setting
Improving Care for Older People Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Derbyshire Community Health Services FT - Dementia Palliative Care Team
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust on behalf of the system wide ‘Healthier Pennine Lancashire Partnership’  - Care Sector- Improving Access to Community Health Services
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust - GeriPall Project - bringing the best of geriatric medicine and palliative care together
  • Hampshire Hospitals FT, South Central Ambulance Service, Southern Health FT and Wessex Academic Health Science Network - Frailty and Falls Care
  • London Ambulance Service Trust - Advanced Paramedic Practitioner Urgent Care Programme
  • NHS England - East of England Region - Winter (De)-Conditioning Game
  • North Central London ICB in partnership with Training Hub - Using Technology to improve outcomes for care home residents and staff
  • Surrey Downs Health and Care Partnership - Development of an integrated frailty model
Improving Health Outcomes for Minority Ethnic Communities in partnership with General Medical Council
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Cambridgeshire and Peterborough ICS - The Raham Project - Improving Health Outcomes for Minority Communities
  • Clinical Research Network West Midlands - Race, Diversity and Inclusion Research Group
  • Healthier Together - Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire ICB - An insight-driven approach to maximising COVID-19 vaccine uptake among Minority Ethnic and non-English speaking communities
  • Humber Teaching FT - Reaching Diverse Populations Requiring Opioid Substitution Therapy During the Covid-19 Pandemic
  • Leeds City Council and Leeds Community Healthcare Trust - Leaving No One Behind: Women's Only Covid-19 Vaccine Offer 
  • Manchester FT, gtd healthcare and Manchester Integrated Care Partnership - An innovative integrated model for screening for infectious diseases in adults and children fleeing from conflict in Afghanistan
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust, Northern Health and Social Care Trust and the Public Health Agency Northern Ireland - Collaborative Approach to Improve Ethnic Minority Low COVID Vaccine Uptake
Improving Safety in Medicines Management Award


Finalists:

  • Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire ICB - Reducing the prescribing of Oral Methotrexate 10mg tablet
  • East London FT - Pharmacy input into District Nursing Teams
  • Hampshire Hospitals FT - In the NAC of time: Reducing Length of Stay, freeing up inpatient beds with SNAP 12hr paracetamol overdose regime
  • Kent and Medway ICB and Aspire Medical Health - Risk Stratification in Primary Care
  • NHS Kent and Medway and Kent Community Health FT - East Kent Targeted High Dose Opioid Reduction Project
  • South Kerrier PCN Pharmacy Team - Audit Tool for DOAC Prescribing in General Practice
  • Cheshire and Merseyside ICB - Sefton - Delivery of medicines optimisation to improve patient safety
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust - Improving Medicines Administration in Gillis Memory Centre
Learning Disabilities Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership FT - Decision Support Tool to reduce premature mortality in people with learning disability
  • East London FT  - Advance Care Planning for People with Learning Disabilities
  • Haringey Learning Disability Partnership, Community Nursing Team - A nurse led Quality Improvement Project for effective and sustainable epilepsy care and management in the community
  • Hertfordshire Partnership University FT - Changes at national level to reasonable adjustments made to mental health tribunals for people with learning disabilities
  • Manchester Local Care Organisation - Collaborative working to develop and promote effective self-care strategies for patients with Learning disabilities and lower limb chronic oedema
  • Mid and South Essex FT - Codesigning accessibility to health services and addressing Health Inequalities with LD Patients
  • Southern Health and Social Care Trust - The Dorsy Imagination Programme
  • The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals Trust - Learning Disability 8 Week Surgical Pathway
Maternity and Midwifery Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Bradford District and Craven Place - COVID-19 Vaccination in Pregnancy
  • Bradford Teaching Hospitals FT - Outstanding Maternity Services
  • James Paget University Hospitals FT and Norfolk and Waveney ICS - The JPUH COVID-19 fast track vaccination clinic for pregnant people
  • The London Maternity Clinical Network - Optimising the 6-8 week Maternal Postnatal Check
  • NHS England - Midlands Region - Regional Maternity Escalation Policy and SitRep
  • Royal Surrey FT - The TEACUP Framework for Escalation
  • Royal Surrey FT - Patient-Led Service Development - Hearing the True Voice of Women
  • Yeovil District Hospital FT - Implicit Bias in Maternity Care
Mental Health Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • BrisDoc Healthcare Service, Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership Trust, South Western Ambulance Service FT and Healthier Together - Mental Health Integrated Urgent Care Front Door
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership FT - Mental Health Intensive Support Team 
  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership FT - Integrating ethical considerations into mental health service delivery
  • Haringey GP Federation - SMI Physical Health Check Service
  • Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust - Review and Resettlement Team 
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Reducing Restrictive Practices - 'Think Person, Think Positive Practice'
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Initial Response Service
  • Sussex Health and Care Partnership - Operation Warren: Responding to Children and Young People’s Mental Health
NHS Safeguarding Award


Finalists:

  • One Gloucestershire - Homeless Specialist Nurse
  • Sussex Health and Care Partnership - Operation Warren: Responding to Children and Young People’s Mental Health
Patient Safety Education and Training Award


Finalists:

  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership FT - Too much harm, not enough care: Better care for service users through better care and education with staff
  • Greater Manchester Workforce Bureau in partnership with Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care FT, Greater Manchester Integrated Care Partnership, Stockport Viaduct CIC and Kapoor Pharmacy Services - Unregistered Vaccinator Superuser Pilot
  • Milton Keynes University Hospital FT - The Development and Delivery of Inter-professional Human Factors Training Workshops
  • Nottingham University Hospitals Trust - Recognising and Rescuing the Deteriorating Patient - A Human Factors and Processes Approach through Simulation
  • Royal Surrey FT - The SCReaM Human Factors and Team Resource Management Programme
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care FT, Greater Manchester Workforce Bureau and Stockport Viaduct CIC - Paediatric webinar update to support the safe and effective delivery of Covid 19 Vaccinations to healthy 12-15 year old cohort
  • University Hospital of North Midlands Trust - National Frailty Academy
  • University of Oxford, Helen & Douglas House, Oxford University Hospitals FT and Oxford Simulation Teaching and Research Centre - Coproducing training resources to support parents caring for children with medical complexity
Patient Safety Pilot Project of the Year

Finalists:

  • Central and North West London FT - Digitalisation of the National Early Warning Score 2 (NEWS2), escalating physical health observations
  • East Midlands and West Midlands Academic Health Science Networks, with East Midlands and West Midlands Associations of Directors of Adult Social Services, and NHS England (Midlands) - Managing deterioration for people with learning disabilities living in supported living settings
  • Greater Manchester Workforce Bureau in partnership with Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care FT, Stockport Viaduct CIC and Kapoor Pharmacy Services  - Unregistered Vaccinator Superuser Pilot
  • Milton Keynes University Hospital FT - A SAFE approach to reviewing incidents
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital FT - Diagnostic Hubs
  • Northern Care Alliance FT - Chronic Subdural Hematoma Referral Prediction Neural Network
  • Royal Papworth Hospital FT - Introduction of Multidisciplinary Antimicrobial Stewardship Ward Rounds for our Cardiothoracic Patients
  • West Suffolk FT - Improving Fluid Balance within an Acute Renal Ward
Patient Safety Team of the Year in partnership with Radar Healthcare
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Buckinghamshire, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West ICB - Reducing the prescribing of Oral Methotrexate 10mg tablet
  • Central London Community Healthcare Trust - Herts Bedded Units Falls Champions
  • Kettering General Hospital FT - Launching a Call for Concern© Service 
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Collaborating to Reduce Restrictive Practices
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care FT - Digital Health Records Project: Clinical and Digital Collaboration
  • Royal Surrey FT - The SCReaM Human Factors and Team Resource Management Programme
  • Rutland Health Primary Care Network - Managing Prescribing Risk to Optimise Patient Safety
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC - Health and Justice Out-of-Hours Service
Primary Care Initiative of the Year


Finalists:

  • Black Country ICB - PCCLEs
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Delivering a Mental Health Prevention and Promotion service within Primary Care Networks with a new workforce supply of psychological practitioners, the ‘Associate Psychological Practitioner’
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC - The Butterfly Project: Cervical Screening
  • Stort Valley and Villages PCN - Children and Young Peoples Social prescribing and mental health coaching initiative to improve physical and mental health outcomes for 11-25 year olds
Quality Improvement Initiative of the Year in partnership with Wolters Kluwer
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Central and North West London FT - Easing the pressure: taking time out for reflection to engage staff and improve care
  • East Kent Hospitals University FT - System optimisation in times of crisis - sustainable, patient centered improvements, delivered rapidly during the COVID pandemic, using multiple innovative technological solutions
  • East Lancashire Hospitals Trust - Improving End of Life and Bereavement Care
  • East London FT - Improving Access to Hackney Integrated Learning Disabilities Service
  • Hampshire Hospitals FT - In the NAC of time: Reducing Length of Stay, freeing up inpatient beds with SNAP 12hr paracetamol overdose regime
  • Lancashire & South Cumbria FT - Reducing Restrictive Practices, 'Think Person, Think Positive Practice'
  • South London and Maudsley FT - QCen Safety Workstream
  • Stockport FT - Improving Ambulance Turnaround Times in the Emergency Department
  • University of Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham Trust, Sandwell and West Birmingham Trust, and Walsall Hospitals Trust - DEKODE: Establishing a regional registry for diabetes-related emergencies through quality improvement project
Safe Restoration of Elective Care Services Award in partnership with Acumentice
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Dorset County Hospital FT - A Service Evaluation of the use of using offloading knee braces in the treatment pathway of knee osteoarthritis during the coronavirus pandemic
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust - Development of a Surgical Enhanced Care Unit alongside relocation of High Dependency Unit to ensure a Covid protected, safe environment to support the restoration of the surgical elective recovery programme
  • Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital FT - Cardiac Surgery Elective Care Recovery Telehealth Project
  • NHS England - London Region - London Endoscopy Recovery & Transformation Programme
  • Rochdale Care Organisation, Northern Care Alliance Group - Rochdale Swabbing Pilot
  • Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT - Lung Function in COVID times
  • South West Ambulatory Orthopaedic Centre - An Integrated Care System approach to tackling the backlog in elective care by developing a revolutionary ambulatory centre for elective orthopaedic surgery
  • The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust  - Neurosurgical Higher Observation Bay
Service User Engagement and Co-production Award


Finalists:

  • Cheshire and Wirral Partnership FT - Too much harm, not enough care: Better care for service users through better care and education with staff
  • London Ambulance Service Trust - Frequent Caller Team
  • Oxford Health FT - Forensic Recovery College
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital Trust - Co-Producing our Patient Charter Together
  • Spectrum Community Health CIC - Health Champions Programme
  • Sussex Health and Care Partnership - Experts with experience shaping a service for looked-after children
  • University of Oxford, Helen & Douglas House, Oxford University Hospitals FT and Oxford Simulation Teaching and Research Centre - Coproducing training resources to support parents caring for children with medical complexity
  • Wirral Community Health and Care FT - INVOLVE - Youth Participation Group
Virtual or Remote Care Initiative of the Year in partnership with IMS Maxims
Award Partner



Finalists:

  • Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Life Sciences Hub Wales and Huma Therapeutics - Digital-first nurse-led cardiac care using Remote Patient Monitoring
  • Hampshire Hospitals FT - Virtual health hub
  • Moorfields Eye Hospital FT - Home Vision Monitor
  • NHS Lothian and vCreate - Secure video integration, efficient interdepartmental communication and innovation 
  • Sutton Provider Alliance which includes Sutton Primary Care Networks, Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals Trust, Sutton Health and Care Community Services, South West London and St Georges Mental Health Trust, London Borough of Sutton and SWL ICB  -  Community Virtual Ward
  • Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care FT - Digital Health Service
  • The Lewisham Health and Care Partnership - Reducing A&E attendances and non elective admissions by up to 79% for people living with diabetes and respiratory disease
  • University Hospitals Birmingham FT - OPAL+ Avoiding unnecessary hospital admissions