WINNER: LloydsPharmacy Healthcare Centre: LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare

Redesigning how patients receive oncology drugs with many routine treatments moved to a centre run by LloydsPharmacy has helped Northern Lincolnshire and Goole Foundation Trust improve services and cope with increasing demand for outpatient appointments.

The trust formed a partnership with LloydsPharmacy and LloydsPharmacy Clinical Homecare to deliver infusion and subcutaneous injection appointments in a different setting in the community. The LLoydsPharmacy Healthcare Centre not only administers the medicines, but they are supplied, compounded and dispensed as well. Nurses on site can also carry out blood tests.

The approach has now spread to five other trusts but, in addition to the bespoke site, LPCH is running mobile infusion units in partnership with Tenovus Trading and using community pharmacies. There is also potential for using the model for other services such as intravenous antibiotic therapy.

Highly commended: 

  • Clinical redesign of MSK services across Buckinghamshire – iMSK service: Care UK, Buckinghamshire Hospitals Trust and Buckinghamshire CCG 



  • Changing care together with clinical practices groups: A clinically-led approach to reduce unwarranted variation in care: Cerner and The Royal Free London FT
  • Clinical Redesign of the Multiple Sclerosis Service: Biogen and NHS Ayrshire and Arran Multiple Sclerosis Service
  • Darwin Transformation Programme: Clinical reconfiguration around same day models of care: Royal Brompton & Harefield FT and Boston Consulting Group
  • Digitising in-hospital NHS postnatal care pathway: Lumeon, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT and CW+
  • ED_BBV_TEST&LINK workstream: Gilead Sciences, The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust, Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT on behalf of several NHS trusts and Public Health England
  • i-access: Providing integrated partnership adult substance misuse treatment: Catalyst Support , Surrey County Council Public Health and Surrey and Borders Partnership FT
  • Spend to Save: Gives district nursing teams a head start: Urgo Medical, Northumbria Healthcare FT and Bellingham District Nursing
  • Supporting the NHS to implement an evidence based pathway to transform outcomes for venous leg ulcer patients and services: L&R UK working with Tissue Viability Lead, South West Yorkshire Partnership FT

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