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Our awards

Our people are committed to delivering best-in-class support to the NHS and care sector. Here are some of our recent industry award successes.

HSJ Value Awards 2019 - Finalist
HSJ Value Awards 2019 - Finalist

Pharmacy and Medicines Optimisation Award – Finalist

Our Medicines Management and Optimisation Team has been shortlisted for its Birmingham polypharmacy review, which improved patient care and reduced costs.

HSJ Value Awards 2019 - Finalist
HSJ Value Awards 2019 - Finalist

Clinical Support Services Award – Finalist

Our Children’s Continuing Care Team has been shortlisted for its Leicestershire project delivering personal health budgets for children and young people with complex health needs.

UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Highly Commended
UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Highly Commended

Procurement Innovation of the Year Award – Highly Commended

Our Procurement Team and West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group have been highly commended for procurement of the iHELP community pain management service.

 

UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Finalist
UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Finalist

Procurement Project of the Year – Finalist

Our Procurement Team and West Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group have been shortlisted in the sub £20million category for procurement of the iHELP community pain management service.

UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Finalist
UK National GO Public Procurement Awards 2019/20 - Finalist

Procurement Project of the Year – Finalist

Our Procurement Team and West Leicestershire Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Leicester City CCG and East Leicestershire and Rutland CCG, have been shortlisted in the sub £20million category for developing an innovative procurement process to support transformation of a discharge pathway.

WMAHSN Best Mental Health Innovation Award - Winner
WMAHSN Best Mental Health Innovation Award - Winner

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Awards 2017

Mental Health Innovation Award category – Winner

Strategy Unit joint submission with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust for the Rapid Assessment Interface and Discharge Plus service (Integrated Mental Health Urgent Care Test Bed), to achieve predictive, preventative, integrated and efficient urgent care services for patients who are most at risk of a mental health crisis, and to support their relatives and carers

WMAHSN Innovative Organisation of the Year - Winner
WMAHSN Innovative Organisation of the Year - Winner

West Midlands Academic Health Science Network Awards 2016

Innovative Organisation of the Year – Winner

PENNA Commissioner of the Year - Winner
PENNA Commissioner of the Year - Winner

Patient Experience Network National Awards (PENNA) 2016

Commissioner of the Year – Winner

For our patient-centred focus in our insight and involvement work and experience-led commissioning.

HSJ Value Awards 2016 - Winner
HSJ Value Awards 2016 - Winner

Health Service Journal Value Awards 2016

Value and Improvement in the Use of Information Technology to Drive Value in Non-clinical Support Services category – Winner

Joint submission with Birmingham CrossCity CCG for an innovative £4.5 million project – Virtual Desktop Infrastructure (VDI).

CIPR Best Healthcare Campaign
CIPR Best Healthcare Campaign

Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards 2016

Healthcare Campaign category

Communications and engagement team helped George Eliot Hospital win with its #jointeameliiot nurse recruitment campaign.

HSJ Value Awards 2017 - Shortlisted
HSJ Value Awards 2017 - Shortlisted

HSJ Value Awards 2017

Improving the Value of NHS Support Services category for implementing a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), called Adam, to place Continuing Healthcare (CHC) patients in the best possible care homes.

Communications category – communications and engagement team helped two clients secure shortlisted places. George Eliot Hospital (#jointeameliot nurse recruitment campaign) and Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG (internal communications).

Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards 2016 - Shortlisted
Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards 2016 - Shortlisted

Chartered Institute of Public Relations PRide Awards 2016

Education Communications Campaign category – communications and engagement team supported NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) with GP engagement and their primary care clinical leaders’ programme.

Internal Communications Campaign category – Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG and communications and engagement team for work on ‘creating an approachable and collaborative culture’. In the CCG’s annual staff survey 92% of staff said they felt proud to work for the CCG.

Best Event category – communications and engagement team and Solihull Together for Better Lives (ST4BL) for ST4BL Awards to celebrate the achievements of people and organisations who are working together to improve the quality of life for all Solihull residents.

Best Use of Digital category – communications and engagement team for work in transforming Birmingham Royal Orthopaedic Hospital’s website.