The awards were a great evening of recognition and celebration for all the organisations demonstrating improved practice and delivery in patient safety.
This year saw fierce competition for these coveted awards with over 650 submissions, of which only 170 made it to the final cut, and from those 18 deserving winners were decided by our expert panel of judges (with an additional ten projects also receiving a high commendation in their category.)
“The Patient Safety Awards continue to recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations. Now in their 8th year, the awards received a high number of outstanding quality entries into our 18 diverse categories. Each of the winners have demonstrated excellence in their particular field of expertise at a time when budgets and other constraints have made it harder than ever to provide safe, effective care. They have fought off strong competition to win, and we salute their well-deserved success, which in most cases represents many years of dedication and hard work.”
Alastair McLellan, Editor, HSJ and Jenni Middleton, Editor, Nursing Times
What the judges said about the South West Zero Suicide Collaborative entry:
“The judges said that they really liked this project and the collaborative approach. They showed real commitment and learnt from best practise examples.”
The awards were sponsored by Healthcare at Home, Macmillan Cancer Support, Patient Safety Collaboratives AHSN Network and Ridouts. The full list of winners can be found below.
For more information on the Patient Safety Awards go to https://patientsafetycongress.co.uk/awards
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Full list of winners:
|Best Organisation||Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust|
|Best Emerging Product or Innovation in Patient Safety||Royal Cornwall Hospital|
|Best Emerging Patient Safety Technology and IT||East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust|
|Board Leadership||Surrey and Sussex Healthcare NHS Trust|
|Cancer Care||East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group and Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group|
|Cardiac Care||Papworth Hospital|
|Changing Culture to Improve Patient Safety||Essex County Council|
|Clinical Leadership||Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust - An innovative way of improving stroke care|
|Dementia Care||Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust|
|Education and Training in Patient Safety||Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Plymouth University, Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Tust, SUDEP Action and UCL Institute of Neurology|
|Improving Safety in Medicines Management||Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust with Wessex Academic Health Science Network|
|Improving Safety in Primary Care||Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust|
|Managing Long-term Conditions||South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust|
|Patient Safety in Mental Health||South West Zero Suicide Collaborative|
|Patient Safety in Care of Older People||North East London NHS Foundation Trust|
|Preventing Avoidable Harm||Lancashire County Council|
|Procurement: Patient Safety||Lymphoedema Network Wales|
|Technology and IT to improve patient safety||Intelligent Health UK|