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The awards are aimed at a variety of stakeholders including NHS partner organisations, industry partners, academic partners, and business partners who have or are working with the Innovation Agency , NIHR Clinical Research Network North West Coast (CRN NWC) , and Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast (ARC NWC).

 

 

thanks to everyone who submitted an application

good luck to all those SHORTLISted

 

we look forward to announcing the winners on 23rd june at edge hill university

 
 
 

INNOVATION IN PATIENT SAFETY

We wanted to hear about the development and implementation of an innovation that has led to an improvement in patient safety.

Shortlisted are:

  • University of Liverpool Drug Interactions Group
    Liverpool COVID-19 drug interactions
  • Primary Care Knowsley, Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, Innovation Agency
    Proactive management of asthma in primary care for patients in Knowsley
  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust Innovation
    Little Hearts at Home
 
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INNOVATION IN WORKFORCE DEPLOYMENT 

Organisations are continually trying to increase workplace productivity, promote flexibility and respond in an agile manner to increased demand. This award recognises innovations in workforce management. 

Our 2022 shortlist:

  • Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    COVID-19 Digital Staff Passport
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Patchwork Health
    Establishing the North West Collaborative Bank - the largest in the UK
  • Innovation Agency and partners
    An innovative new career route for psychology graduates in The North West Region, to address workforce supply challenges in the NHS
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CULTURE FOR INNOVATION 

This award recognises a team or organisation that has developed a sustainable approach to innovation through the development of a positive workplace culture. 

This year's shortlisted teams are from:

  • Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust
    Daring to innovate
  • The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
    Driving innovation across the workforce to benefit cancer patient treatment care
  • Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool
    A hospice for innovation
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THE COVID 19 RESEARCH AND INNOVATION AWARD

This award looks for organisations and individuals who have worked tirelessly towards bringing us out of the COVID-19 pandemic. From the provision of new equipment and services to new treatments and techniques, our shortlist is impressive:

  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine plus partners
    Pandemic Response LSTM PLUS (LSTM + Primary Care, Liverpool, St Helen’s, Wirral and Chester Hospitals and NIHR LCRN, United to Support Pandemic Research (Oxford Vaccine Trials). Translational Research and Collaboration at its Best: Supporting Oxford Astra Zeneca Vaccine Development from concept to MHRA authorisation within 9 months
  • University of Liverpool Institute of Population Health and Liverpool City Region Civic Data Cooperative
    COVID SMART response and recovery
  • Dr Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool
    COVID-19 and dementia
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THE 2022 SUSTAINABILITY AWARD  

The impact we have on the environment has never been under greater scrutiny. This award aims to recognise an individual or team whose work has enabled improvements or efficiencies in services, departments, pathways and patient experience while boosting sustainability. 

Shortlisted in this category are:

  • Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Fabric theatre caps – providing safe patient care and reducing single-use PPE
  • Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare
    Nature Recovery Ranger in Liverpool
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
    Local businesses partner with the NHS to deliver a more sustainable PPE solution
  • Primary Care Knowsley, Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital and Innovation Agency
    Proactive management of asthma in primary care for patients in Knowsley
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RESEARCH COLLABORATION OF THE YEAR

This award is aimed at recognising good examples of research collaboration between organisations delivering healthcare in our region. 

Shortlisted are:

  • Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Liverpool Clinical Research Facility and Clinical Research Network North West Coast
    Halton Clinical Research Unit - Success in Partnership
  • Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine plus partners
    LSTM + Primary Care, Liverpool, St Helen’s, Wirral and Chester Hospitals, NIHR LCRN Industry - United to Support Respiratory Infection Research
  • PRC: Blackpool & Fylde Coast Clinical Research
    Rising to the Challenge of Research Delivery Across the Fylde Coast: A Primary /Secondary Care Collaboration
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OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTION TO PATIENT AND PUBLIC INVOLVEMENT (PPI)

This award is aimed at an individual or group who can demonstrate excellence in the participation of individual patients, service users or carers during a research or innovative project. We asked for nominations which gave evidence of where patients and service users were at the heart of research and innovation.

Shortlisted in 2022 are:

  • North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust
    Patient and Public Panel Involvement in development of QI Programmes
  • Salaso Health Solutions Ltd
    Patients at the heart of Codesign and production
  • Cheshire & Merseyside Specialist Perinatal Service, Cheshire & Merseyside Local Maternity System and Cheshire & Merseyside Maternal Mental Health Service
    Coproduction from start to end
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THE RUTH YOUNG AWARD FOR RESEARCH IMPLEMENTATION

Ruth Young was an inspirational Public Health Research and Development Manager with Blackburn with Darwen Council.

This award in her memory recognises research initiatives or partner collaborations that have enhanced or improved frontline delivery to service users in any area. 

Shortlisted are:

  • Westminster Centre for Research in Veterans, University of Chester
    Evaluation of the Veteran Friendly GP Practice Accreditation Programme
  • Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
    Collaborating with General Practice and Community settings to implement findings about effective Mental Health Prevention and Promotion Interventions
  • University of Central Lancashire and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
    Implementation and evaluation of Neurorehabilitation OnLine within the NHS
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TACKLING HEALTH INEQUALITIES AWARD

We are proud to serve a diverse region and this award recognises work carried out to tackle health inequalities across the North West Coast. 

Shortlisted this year are:

  • Edge Hill University, Tate Liverpool and Everton in the Community
    Tackling the Blues: improving the mental health of children, young people and their communities
  • Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
    Building Attachment and Bonds Service (BABS)
  • FCMS (NW) Ltd
    Innovating to overcome health inequalities experienced within the homeless community
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RESEARCH DELIVERY TEAM OF THE YEAR

This award recognises a research team that has made a positive impact on the delivery of research studies across the North West Coast. 

Our shortlisted teams this year are:

  • Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
    Mid Cheshire RECOVERY Trial Delivery Team
  • Lancaster Medical Practice
    By The Bay - Community GP Research From Lancaster Medical Practice
  • University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust
    Research and Development at UHMBT
  • Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust Clinical Research
    AGILE the UK Early Phase Clinical Trial Platform
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RESEARCH STUDENT OF THE YEAR

This award is aimed at a student who has demonstrated an unparalleled commitment to their research. 

Shortlisted this year are:

  • Wern Yew Ding
    University of Liverpool
  • James Watson
    University of Liverpool
  • Sarah Stanley
    Liverpool John Moores University
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PRIMARY CARE OR COMMUNITY RESEARCH TEAM OF THE YEAR

We are looking to recognise a research team who has demonstrated how research is being delivered outside of the traditional hospital setting into communities and making more research opportunity available to communities living in our region.

Shortlisted in this category for 2022 are:

  • Fylde Coast Clinical Research at Layton Medical Centre
    Small team, big dreams, bigger successes. Showcasing the potential of Primary Care
  • St George's Medical Centre
    Driving Primary Care Research Forward in a Research Naïve population
  • Waterloo Medical Centre
    Primary Care Research Tackling Health Inequalities
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The awards will be presented on 23 June at Edge Hill University