Trust shortlisted for 23 national health awards
08 July 2020

Innovative projects and examples of exceptional care at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT have been shortlisted for a total of 23 different national health awards.

Every year the Health Service Journal (HSJ) hosts a number of awards to highlight the best of the health sector.  This year, because of the global pandemic, the awards are being done slightly differently so all nominations have to submit a video for the judges to evaluate them on.

This year Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT were nominated for 15 HSJ Value Awards, these are:

  1. Place Based Paediatrics (Acute Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  2. Integrated Urgent Care Team – home first (Acute Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  3. The introduction of an interactive appointment reminder service to reduce outpatient DNAs (Acute Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  4. Improving System Flow (Acute Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  5. Place Based Paediatrics (Specialist Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  6. District Nursing Service Redesign (Primary Care or Community Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  7. Living Well at Home Redesign (System of Commissioner Led Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  8. Tackling Social Demand in General Practice (System of Commissioner Led Service Redesign Initiative – Transformation Category)
  9. Creating a psychological therapy service for people living with cancer (Cancer Care Initiative of the Year – Clinical and Medical Services Category)
  10. A review of administration of insulin in the community setting (Diabetes Care Initiative of the Year – Clinical and Medical Services Category)
  11. First Contact Practitioner (Clinical Support Services Award – Clinical and Medical Services Category)
  12. Establishment of a local gram negative blood stream infection group to improve knowledge of blood stream infection (Clinical Support Services Award – Clinical and Medical Services Category)
  13. New models of care using a data driven service transformational approach (Operations and Performance Initiative of the Year - Operational and Corporate Services Category)
  14. Generating Efficiencies through Engagement (Finance Team of the Year - Operational and Corporate Services Category)
  15. Care Together (HSJ Value Award of the Year – Operational and Corporate Services Category)

The Trust has also been shortlisted for eight HSJ Patient Safety Awards for the following services:

  1. Supporting safe patient care through information technology (Best Health Tech Solution for Patient Safety)
  2. Safe Steps falls prevention (Best Health Tech Solution for Patient Safety)
  3. Safe Steps falls prevention (Best Partnership Solution Improving Patient Safety)
  4. Safe Steps falls prevention (Improving Care for Older People Award)
  5. Making Smoking History (Maternity and Midwifery Service Initiative of the Year)
  6. An Innovative Approach to District Nursing Service Redesign (Patient Safety Innovation of the Year)
  7. Surgical Ambulatory Care Unit (Perioperative and Surgical Care Award)
  8. Integrated Urgent Care Delivered at Home (Urgent and Trauma Care Safety Initiative)

Chief Executive of Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT, Karen James OBE said, “I’m so pleased that the hard work we have made in integrating, reviewing and improving services has been recognised by the HSJ, we have a lot to shout about and be proud of at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS FT. I wish all teams involved the best of luck and look forward to finding out the outcome of the judging.”

You can find out more about the HSJ Value Awards and HSJ Patient Safety Awards on their website here: https://value.hsj.co.uk/ and here: https://awards.patientsafetycongress.co.uk/