Healthcare IT Award

The wider use of computer technology in the NHS is evident throughout the world, with many countries citing NHS projects as examples of good practice. This award will recognise an NHS organisation that is responsible for implementing a ground breaking IT project that demonstrates clear cost benefits to the wider NHS.

CCube Solutions

Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare

Awarded to an NHS organisation that has achieved success in its role and brought benefits to the wider NHS through the dedication and expertise of its staff.

ISS Healthcare

Facilities and Estates Innovation Award

The Facilities and Estates Innovation Award recognises NHS and other healthcare organisations that have developed innovative procedures for managing and maintaining healthcare facilities.

British Parking Association

Transport & Logistics Award

Awarded to the NHS Trust that has seen improvements in operational logistics including emergency services transport and coordination; fleet management; green transport; car parking and traffic management; postal services; and the supply of materials and goods.

NHS Finance Award

Recognising a Hospital Trust which has developed prudent financial practices, representing good value for the taxpayer.

Hospital Building Award

Since 1997, the NHS has seen a huge investment in its fabric - the biggest hospital building programme in its history. This award will be made to the new hospital building project that raises the standard of the healthcare environment and demonstrates value for money and project management excellence.

Healthcare Recruitment Award

Improving patient access and choice depends on the quality and availability of staff in all areas of the hospital practice. This award will recognise the NHS organisation that has developed a robust recruitment policy that delivers both safety and continuity to patients.

Innovation in Mental Health Award

Awarded to NHS organisations who have made strides to improve to the  experience and overall care of its patients.

Patient Safety Award

Awarded to the NHS Trust which has made great strides in providing a safe hospital environment for patients, and has taken action to reduce Hospital Acquired infections and mortality rates.

Air Ambulance Service Award

This award recognises the hard work and dedication of the Air Ambulance sector, which operates as 18 separate charities that raise over £35 million per year in funding.

Hospital Catering Award

The Hospital Catering Award is presented to the NHS Trust that has strived to improve the standard of food and its nutritional value for the benefits of both patients and staff.

Environmental Practice Award

This award will recognise the individual NHS project (smarter use of energy, transport, waste management) that has furthered the progress of environmental practice in the NHS.

NHS Collaboration Award

Presented to the NHS Trust which has worked with other public/private sector organisations, such as local government, police, fire, charities, schools etc to engage the local community in preventative campaigns.

Patient Data Award

The need for timely, effective information in healthcare is key to realising the benefits of the huge investments in NHS staff and buildings. This award will recognise the most innovative introduction of new technology for secure  storage, retrieval and distribution of data throughout the NHS.

Clinical Commissioning Award

Recognising the recently formed CCG sector, and an organisation which has quickly made an impact to reduce hospital admissions through preventative practice.

Ambulance Trust of the Year

This award is presented to the Ambulance Trust that has embraced change and demonstrated a decrease in response times, the ability to provide treatment at the scene of an accident, and the provision of outpatient services.

Hospital Cleaning Award

Patients expect hospitals to be clean. This award acknowledges the efforts made by NHS organisations in recent years to raise standards in cleanliness and reduce the risk of hospital acquired infections.

Hospital Procurement Award

Recognising the NHS Trust that has delivered value for money and increased efficiency through smarter procurement practice. The winning trust will demonstrate the success of partnerships and collaborations to achieve procurement excellence and cost effectiveness.

NHS Publicity Campaign Award

Awarded to the campaign which can demonstrate success in achieving its objectives. The winning campaign can be either internal or external and can combine media including press, radio, television and outdoor advertising.

Hospital Security Award

The critical assets of a hospital - its people, property, information and reputation - must be protected.  This award will recognise hospitals that have made significant steps towards a safer environment for patients and workers through the implementation of a security policy which incorporates the latest advancements in CCTV, access control and other monitoring technologies.

Telehealth Award

Telehealth can provide benefits to patients, healthcare providers, and to community projects. This award will recognise the organisation that demonstrates the most innovative use of use of information and communication technology (ICT) to deliver health services, expertise and information over distance.

Sustainable Hospital Award

The environment in which people live and work, has a key influence on their health. This award recognises the NHS hospital that has made progress towards sustainability through the smarter use of energy, transport, waste management etc in order to strive towards a reduced impact of healthcare facilities on the environment.