WINNER: PwC and North Bristol Trust: Digitally Enabling Patient Flow

PwC partnered with North Bristol Trust to introduce Perform – a behavioural change methodology to reduce outliers, bed occupancy and rising demand.

They deployed patient flow transformation discharge teams to help staff at all levels.

The impact of the programme included releasing 50 beds, reducing length of stay by 13 per cent and enabling a 10.2 per cent increase in the four-hour performance.


  • Boston Scientific with Accenture at Blackpool Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust: Transforming chronic heart failure management through digitally driven workflow optimisation and patient engagement
  • Deloitte and Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust: Accelerated Theatres Optimisation Model
  • EY: Emergency Care Improvement
  • NHS Transformation Unit, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Salford Royal Foundation Trust: Greater Manchester Oesophago-Gastric surgical service

For all enquiries with regards to the Partnerships Awards please contact Chris Edwards, Awards Director, HSJ