WINNER: Doc Abode, Local Care Direct and Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network: Improving workforce capacity and patient outcomes in urgent care through digital innovation

The Doc Abode platform connects and matches multidisciplinary clinical workforce to improve response times for urgent care patients. Patient home visit requests are made through a mobile app.

The platform has improved clinical outcomes for emergency patients, reducing accident and emergency attendances, hospital admissions and length of stay.


  • Patchwork and Chelsea and Westminster Foundation Trust: Patchwork - Digital Transformation of the Staff Bank – HIGHLY COMMENDED
  • GRI UK and The Bristol, Weston and Bath Partnership Project (BNSSG): Innovative workforce solutions focused on patient care
  • Lantum and Sutton GP Federation: Powering the workforce – Improving stability, continuity and resilience
  • Liaison: The lead employer trust for North East and North Cumbria delivering a collaborative bank to the North East Region
  • NECS Consultancy and Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships across the Midlands and East: Improving Data Quality Across General Practice
  • Oceansblue: Excellence in e-rostering: Workforce Transformation with Sentinel AI

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