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Trust Awards Success
As part of the Trust’s mission to Care, Achieve and Innovate we are always keen to share the achievement of the different departments and employees.
We are pleased to let you know that as a result of hard work the following individuals and teams have been shortlisted for the below awards:
- Professor Siobhan Quenby, consultant obstetrician, was shortlisted for the HSJ Awards 2012 for ‘Best Clinical Leader’ category.
- Our use of patient diaries was shortlisted for the Nursing Times Awards 2012 in the ‘Best Emergency and Critical Care’ category.
- Paediatric Orthopaedic Consultant Stephen Cooke was named Trainer of the Year from the British Orthopaedic Trainees Association.
- Caroline Hill and Amy Kelsey, sisters on the Critical Care Unit at University Hospital in Coventry, were shortlisted for their work in the Emergency and Critical Care category national Nursing Times awards.
- Neil Wilkes picked up the silver award for Best Newcomer at the National Hospital Radio Awards.
- The Maternity March campaign, which used Twitter, Facebook and web chats to reach out to a larger audience, was shortlisted for the CIPR PRide Awards 2012 for ‘Best Social Media Campaign’ category and won the UK Public Sector Communications Award for ‘Social Media Campaign of the Year.’
- The Trust won the Association for Healthcare Communications and
Marketing Awards’ ‘Best Use of Digital Media’ for our Maternity March
campaign and ‘Best Internal Communications’ for our 100 Days Free
campaign aimed at reducing pressure ulcers. Our 100 Days Free campaign also picked up the Golden Hedgehog Award for Best Internal Communications Campaign.
- The Communications team was shortlisted for a Golden Hedgehog PR Awards 2012 – for In House Team of the Year for Midlands, Wales and The South.
- UHCW NHS Trust Tissue Viability Team was shortlisted as one of the finalists in the Pressure Care Award for the British Journal of Nursing Awards 2012.
- The plain-speaking bowel cancer screening team based at the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby has won national praise for its easy English. Its leaflet to explain how to use its testing kit has been awarded a coveted Plain English Award 2011, recognising it as one of the most understandable documents available.The leaflet is part of the national bowel screening programme and was developed in conjunction with Dr Steve Smith, Clinical Director and Mrs Sara Lee, Manager of the Bowel Cancer Screening Hub at St Cross.
- The VTE team won the Public Sector Project of the year category in the UK IT Industry Awards 2011 and 2011 Health Business Awards – won the Healthcare IT Award for the VTE project.
- Communications team shortlisted for its Car Parking Communications Strategy in the Best Media Handling category for the 2011 AHCM Communicating Health Awards.
- Communications team shortlisted for The Man Who Died 28 Times has been shortlisted for the Best Use of New Media category for the 2011 AHCM Communicating Health Awards.
- Laurence Wood and his colleagues highly commended for their work by the NHS Innovation Challenge Prize Team, part of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.
- Communications team nominated for two How-Do UK Public Services Communications Awards 2011: Best use of social media for the Steve Nixon case (please see below) and Best small in-house communications team (up to five employees).
- Communications team nominated for the PRCA 2011 Awards in the Digital and New Media Award category for their work on highlighting the case of Steve Nixon, a man whose heart stopped 28 times but was saved by staff at UHCW.
- The Research and Development team has been shortlisted for the HSJ Awards 2011 in embedding a culture of clinical research at Trust level.
- The cross-disciplinary team who managed and implemented the VTE assessment programme and tool across the Trust has been shortlisted for the 2011 E-Health Insider Awards for the 'best use of IT to promote patient safety category'.
- Consultant Sergio Pagliarini has been shortlisted for one of The Macular Disease Society’s national awards for Clinical Services of the Year after being nominated by a patient.
- Patient Safety Award 2011- In the Technology and IT to Improve Patient Safety category for KingMark, invention by Richard King.
- Consultant Laurence Wood was shortlisted for a BMJ Group Awards 2011 for the Getting Evidence into Practice category and 2011 Department of Health Innovation Awards for his work on reducing extremely premature birth.
- Head respiratory physiologist Joanna Shakespeare and Respiratory Clinical Physiologist Julie Aughton’s project, Cardiopulmonary exercise testing in the assessment of fitness for vascular surgery, has been shortlisted in The Chief Scientific Officer's award for leadership (England) category of the 2011 Advancing Healthcare Awards for Allied Health Professionals and Healthcare Scientists.
- Natasha Wileman and Margaret Goodman have been shortlisted for a Medical Futures Innovation Awards for their Teggy Mouthcare device which allows patients to brush their teeth without a sink.
- Patient Safety Award 2011 – In the Patient Safety in Diagnosis category for Today’s Blood Results Today. The Coventry and Warwickshire Pathology Service blood sciences laboratory team at South Warwickshire Foundation Trust (SWFT) have been working with SWFT to collect samples from the wards earlier in the day (starting at 6am) to support earlier processing.
- Consultant Dinesh Verma was runner-up for the Health Enterprise East’s Innovation Award for his invention Personal Ophthalmic Diagnostic System incorporating innovative Tele eye Screening Tool (iTEST) for self/remote monitoring of visual functions.
- Maggie Denton has been shortlisted for a West Midlands NHS Innovation Awards 2010 for her privacy and dignity sign.
- Natasha Wileman has been shortlisted for a West Midlands NHS Innovation Awards 2010 for her Teggy Mouthcare device which allows patients to brush their teeth without a sink.
- Orthopaedic consultant Richard King’s invention for more accurately measuring hips before a replacement operation called “KingMark” has been nominated for an HSJ Award (Acute & Primary Care Innovation category).
- Orthopaedic consultant Richard King was shortlisted for a NHS West Midlands Leadership Awards.
- The Communications team was shortlisted for an AHCM Communicating Health Awards for Best Media Handling category for the story of world’s first use of cryofiltration in a kidney transplant.
- The Communications team was shortlisted for a CIPR PRide Awards for Instilling Pride through Internal Communications.
Congratulations to all those listed - we will keep you informed on the outcomes.