The record level of entries for this year's HSJ Health Management Awards have been whittled down to a 29-strong shortlist.

More than 360 health organisations submitted applications for the prestigious awards, which recognise the work of managers and staff across the health service.

The awards will be presented at a dinner at the Savoy Hotel in London on November 19.

Clinical governance

South Staffordshire Healthcare trust Hammersmith Hospitals trust North Mersey Community trust Communications Brighton Health Care trust Bandolier The Health Promotion Agency for Northern Ireland Improving care with e-technology Royal Alexandra Hospital, Paisley North Somerset primary care group Surrey Ambulance Service trust Improving patient access Community Health South London trust Bridgend local health group University Hospital of Hartlepool Joint working Somerset health authority Redbridge and Waltham Forest HA Mental health South Birmingham Mental Health trust Newcastle, North Tyneside and Northumberland Mental Health trust Northern Birmingham Mental Health trust Primary Care South Lewisham PCG Wakefield HA North Bradford primary care trust Public-private partnerships East Surrey HA Barnet PCT Ealing, Hammersmith and Hounslow HA Recruitment and retention Sandwell Healthcare trust Bradford HA King's College Hospital trust Training Wessex Deanery for Regional Postgraduate Medical and Dental Education NHS Information Authority with Nottingham University Bedfordshire and Luton Community trust