The head of pathology consolidation at NHS Improvement, who is leading on work to create 29 networks across England, spoke at a recent HSJ webinar.
Judges said: “A significant problem is being addressed here in a very practical way.”
Judges praised the “clear demonstration of how a collaborative, sustainable intervention works”.
Judges hailed the CCG’s maturity and “strong partnership approach”.
HSJ Awards 2016 - Chief executive of the year NHS Confederation Sponsored by NHS Confederation Marianne Griffiths - Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust Western Sussex Hospitals Foundation Trust, formed by a merger in ...
HSJ Awards 2016 - Clinical leader of the year Dr Peter Lachman - Royal College of Paediatrics and child health Dr Peter Lachman is the national clinical lead for the SAFE programme, which aims to reduce ...
HSJ Awards 2016 - Compassionate patient care Hertfordshire Partnership University Foundation Trust - Hospitals at home: CAMHS eating disorder service A two-day course was created to teach parents skills to help their children overcome eating disorders. ...
Judges said the “low cost” scheme was already showing “high levels of usage”.
Judges said they were “really impressed” with the commitment to partnership working.
HSJ Awards 2016: Improving care with technology System C logo RGB high res jan 15 Sponsored by System C Healthcare Invatech Health - Transforming medicines management in care homes Invatech Health worked with ...
Judges hailed a “fabulous, integrated approach across geographies and agencies”.
HSJ Awards 2016: Improving outcomes through learning and development Aneurin Bevan University Health Board - Living Well Living Longer Programme People were invited on geographical and clinical grounds to attend 45-minute appointments to assess their risk ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Innovation in mental health Humber Foundation Trust - Yorkshire and Humber Veterans Outreach Service This service provides a single point for military veterans and their families to make contact with mental health services ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Most effective adoption and diffusion of best practice Nhs england logo Sponsored by NHS England - New care models programme Belfast Health and Social Care Trust – Reaching Out – ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Patient safety GS 1 jpg Sponsored by GS1 Inclusion, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare Foundation Trust - Nalxone: Increasing awareness, saving lives Inclusion – formed as part of South Staffordshire ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Provider trust of the year Celesio Sponsored by Celesio East London Foundation Trust A strategy of being clinician led, management partnered and service user driven has seen East London Foundation ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Services redesign Sheffield Health and Social Care Foundation Trust - Transforming acute mental health care in Sheffield Sheffield Heath and Social Care Foundation Trust overhauled the way it delivered mental health services in ...
Judges hailed the “simple, effective redesign” and the passion and compassion shown.
HSJ Awards 2016: Staff engagement MiP Sponsored by Managers in Partnership University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust - The happy app: real-time staff feedback to improve staff engagement and quality of care delivered University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust designed an interactive online feedback tool after ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Using technology to improve efficiency de Poel healthcare Sponsored by de Poel Healthcare University Hospital Southampton Foundation Trust - My medical record A system of shared electronic records was developed ...
HSJ Awards 2016: Workforce NHS Professionals Sponsored by NHS Professionals London Ambulance Service Trust – No ordinary challenge – increasing mentoring capacity by introducing training stations Needing to recruit 700 clinicians in a ...
HSJ Awards 2016 EU Staff Award winners NHS Employers logo Sponsored by NHS Employers Jaime Puente, a staff grade doctor at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, was rewarded for his work ethic and upbeat manner as well as his skills. Luminita Georgescu, ...
Simon Stevens tops the 2016 list of the most influential people in health.
The HSJ100 seeks to measure power and influence in the English NHS and health policy until September 2017.
Steering your way around common errors in the design of asurance arrangements is the best way to deliver a happy IT project
Misunderstanding of what ‘human factors’ means often leads organisations to try to change their people rather than the processes
Technology is helping clinicians to detect sepsis earlier, something which is key to combating this often undetected killer
University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay had been prepared for emergencies but Storm Desmond tested the organisation to its limits
Legal processes must never get in the way of supporting staff, reducing risks to patients and doing the right thing
Much needs to be done to bring patient experience to the forefront of the agenda
More government funding promised to increase specialist mental healthcare for mothers in the perinatal period is just part of the action required
Interim report of HSJ and Serco’s Inquiry into Maximising the Contribution of Non-Clinical NHS Staff
Asking all the important questions to face challenges and focus on issues of the non-clinical workforce, for leaders and organisations alike
Conversation about the future of the NHS tends to neglect the army of non-clinical staff. HSJ and Serco’s roundtable looked at how things could be made different
HSJ’s third annual list celebrates the NHS leaders whose contributions and vision stand out in challenging times.
HSJ’s Top Chief Executives list is a fitting tribute to the crucial role of strong leadership across the NHS in challenging times, writes Sharon Lamb
Nic Paton reports on an LGC & HSJ roundtable, sponsored by Macmillan Cancer Support
An HSJ survey captures the progress of the digital revolution in the NHS and takes a close look at what is really lacking. By Claire Read
The NHS has an urgent need to reduce its £3bn plus dependency on temporary agency staff. This investigation explores the causes and looks for possible solutions
CCG ratings dominated the headlines after Jeremy Hunt’s HSJ annual lecture – but experts who convened to discuss its implications were far more interested in his vision of powerful patients, reports Claire Read
Tricky but essential - the job of evaluating the many health apps on the market
Who’s up, who’s down and who’s new in our list of the biggest movers and shakers in health?
This year HSJ has chosen two extraordinary recipients for the Special Recognition Award for their dedication and outstanding contribution to patient safety in the NHS.
With both the diagnosis and treatment of prostate cancer leading to related harm for many of the 40,000 men diagnosed in the UK each year, University College London Hospitals Foundation Trust set about changing the way it dealt with suspected cases.
More than 700 breaches of the four-hour target to see, treat, admit or discharge emergency department patients occurred at The Dudley Group Foundation Trust in May 2014.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust uses the Gateshead College led Project Choice initiative to offer supported internships to people with learning difficulties or disabilities, and those with autism.
Led by the same chief executive for more than a decade, Northumbria Healthcare Foundation Trust this year opened what it said was the first specialist emergency care hospital in the UK.
A range of initiatives has seen the number of identified carers in Surrey grow by more than 50 per cent in two years – to 22,000 in 2014.
Surrey and Borders Partnership Foundation Trust aimed to raise the profile of research in mental health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services.
In 2014, South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust – which looks after prison healthcare in Northern Ireland – began engaging prisoners in serious adverse incident reviews.
One in five patients has problems with their medicine following discharge from hospital, according to the Royal Pharmaceutical Society.
The Leeds Intelligence Hub was created to integrate local data from the fields of health and care.
An electronic physiological surveillance system developed by Portsmouth Hospitals Trust has been credited with saving 769 lives at two hospitals in a single year.
The size of the Green Impact Awards scheme run by University Hospitals Bristol Foundation Trust has doubled since January 2014.
This Dorset and Somerset Air Ambulance funded post graduate programme, run in partnership with the University of Hertfordshire, the South Western Ambulance Service Foundation Trust and representatives from local hospitals, has improved paramedics’ knowledge and skills.
The Time 2 Talk pilot project used drama, film making, teaching and peer support to tackle the issue of mental ill health.
With a hip fracture mortality rate of 12 per cent in 2012-13, West Hertfordshire Hospitals Trust set out to redesign the pathway.
Life expectancy for both men and women in Halton is below the national average, while people in the borough are living a greater proportion of their lives with an illness or health problem that limits their daily activities.
The Walton Centre Foundation Trust played a key role in the creation of a network for rehabilitation services, which launched in 2013.
East London Foundation Trust received the joint highest staff engagement score of any mental health trust in the 2014 NHS staff survey.
From two large inner city practices coming together to look at how they could share knowledge and drive up quality of primary care, the Modality Partnership has grown within seven years to 13 health centres across Sandwell and Birmingham serving 75,000 patients.
Jonathan Evans was described by Royal Devon and Exeter Trust as a “highly motivated and inspirational” trainee.
Dr Beverly Oates has been clinical leader for endoscopy at Wirral University Teaching Hospital Foundation Trust for 10 years.
Sheena Cumiskey has won praise from a range of distinguished figures for how she carries out her work.
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust worked with North of Tyne Local Pharmaceutical Committee on a patient referral system linking hospitals with local pharmacies. This was designed to reduce the level of patients having problems with medicine after discharge from hospital.
With a modern acute hospital set to open in the area in 2018, and ambitious plans to integrate health and social care, NHS Sandwell and West Birmingham CCG has been preparing for change.
In 2014, Birmingham Children’s Hospital Foundation Trust launched its Next Generation Strategy, focusing on the four themes of people, IT, estates and pathways.
Clinical research should be a ‘real positive’ that helps the career progression of all clinicians
A speech therapist, nurse and physiotherapist are all united in their belief that the research they are doing has huge benefits both for them and the NHS
Midwives, nurses and AHPs still make up a tiny fraction of NHS clinical researchers but this is changing
There are still shortcomings in the way the NHS shares patient information. HSJ’s latest roundtable came up with some answers
Experts say it’s time for a better strategy
Once considered an impossible dream and the holy grail of orthopaedic surgery, knee replacement in a single day is now a reality as increasing numbers of surgeons and hospitals adopt enhanced recovery principles. By Jennifer Trueland
This week we look at how innovation is taking place in technology in the form of diagnostics equipment, data analysis systems and wifi connectivity
Effective management and evidence based care
Dictation and document management technology can reduce the paper burden
Learn about this year’s winning projects in HSJ’s celebration of organisations delivering real value