North West Coast
Research and Innovation

Awards 2019

Thursday, 7 March 2019

2019 Finalists

 

This year, more than 140 entries were submitted across 12 categories.

We were overwhelmed by the high standard of the applications submitted, showcasing the richness of research and innovation taking place across the north west coast.

Thank you to everyone for taking the time and effort in applying.

 

The shortlisted organisations are, by award category:

 

 

Clinical Research Practitioner of the Year

 

Dr Christian DeGoede, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Christian DeGoede - Lancashire Teaching Hospitals Clinical Research Practitioner for 'Many a Year'

 

Dr Dhiraj Gupta, Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Slave to the Rhythm: improving outcomes for patients with Atrial Fibrillation

 

Professor Simon Harding,  St Paul's Clinical Eye Research Centre, Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust

Professor Simon Harding

 

 

Clinical Research Rising Star of the Year

 

Dr Amara Nwosu,  Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust; Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool; Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool.

Improving palliative care research opportunities for patients in the North West

 

Dr Andy Nixon, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Clinical Research Rising Star of the Year Nomination for Dr Andy Nixon

 

Eleanor Sowerby,  Queen Square Medical Practice

Tangible Impact on Research

 

 

Clinical Research Site or Team of the Year

 

Research Team, St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust  

 

Respiratory Research Team, Accelerator Research Clinic: Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine

Accelerator Research Clinic (ARC) providing the future for respiratory research at the Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine (LSTM)

 

University of Liverpool Wolfson Centre for Personalised Medicine and the North West Coast Research Taskforce

Collaborative working to facilitate participant recruitment.

 

 

Culture for Innovation

 

Johnnie Johnson Housing

Using our values and behaviours to align and empower our people

 

Merseycare NHS Foundation Trust

District Nursing

 

Morecambe Bay Hospitals

The Bay Way - a fundamental shift in the way we work and lead

 

 

Excellence in The Delivery of Commercial Life Science Research

 

Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Improving lives for patients living with lung disease.

 

Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust (Royal Liverpool Clinical Research Facility) & Professor William Hope (Chief Investigator) University of Liverpool, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine, and Allecra Therapeutics

NIHR CRF Supporting Clinical Evaluation in Novel Therapeutics 

 

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Clyz Labs Limited

St Helens & Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Clyz Labs Limited

 

 

Outstanding Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI) in Research

 

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust Community and Mental health Services - The Life Rooms

The Life Rooms

 

NIHR CLAHRC NWC

Jointly addressing challenges of embedding PPI in a multi-partner collaboration: Public collaboration to improve the impact of PPI

 

Sandra Smith, CLAHRC NWC

Sandra Smith helping shape MND research from a carer perspective

 

 

Partnership in Innovation

 

Carehub.info Ltd

CareHub.info Connecting Patients with Care Providers

 

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Care Cube

 

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group

Well Halton

 

 

Patient Safety Innovation

 

BBI (Europe) Ltd

Prevention Made Real - Using the SEM Scanner to achieve zero or near zero pressure ulcers

 

Pendle View Medical Center

Self Monitoring of Warfarin

 

Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (WHH)

NEWS2 – A clinically led change to support the implementation of best practice.

 

 

Research for Wellbeing

 

CLAHRC NWC Neighbourhood Resilience Programme (Public Health Theme)

Art & Storytelling in Health Inequalities Research

 

Sefton Council for Voluntary Service (CVS)

Community Connectors project

 

University of Liverpool, CLAHRC NWC

Wigan Later Life and Memory Service (LLAMS): Improving Young Onset Dementia (YOD) Services

 

 

Research Student of the Year

 

Lancaster University

Helena Tendedez

 

LSTM and RLBUHT

Dr Victoria Connor

 

University of Central Lancashire and CLAHRC NW Coast

Naoimh McMahon

 

 

Taking Research into Practice

 

Aintree University Hospital

Urolift - Implementation and moving from operating theatre to outpatient department

 

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital Knowsley CGL (Change Grow Live)

Reaching the "unreachable"

 

Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust

The WOMAN Trial

 

 

Transformation Award

 

Merseyside Pharmacy Local Professional Network

Large-scale implementation of Transfers of Care Around Medicine (TCAM)

 

Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust - Joint Health

Getting it right, a musculoskeletal service redesign - our journey.

 

Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust

Teletriage Service