The Forward Healthcare Awards, sponsored by CCube Solutions, celebrate and share great work from across the health and care sector.

Awards week starts 6th September 2021

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Workforce and Staff Engagement Initiative of the Year

  • East London NHS Foundation Trust
  • Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS)
  • RCN
  • Greater Manchester HSCP

Excellent Use of Data

  • NHS Shared Business Services (NHS SBS) and Medway NHS Foundation Trust
  • Health Data Research UK and Partners
  • North East and North Cumbria ICS 
  • The Scottish Cancer Registry and Intelligence Service 

Early-stage pilot or early adopter of the year

  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
  • Health Education and Improvement Wales
  • Vita Health Group
  • Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust AND Meridian Health Group
  • Alder Hey Children’s Hospital

Community or Primary Care Innovation 

  • Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS)
  • Benzodiazepine and Opioid Withdrawal Service (BOWS) Camden & Islington Mental Health Trust
  • Malinko
  • SAFECARE limited
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Enhancing Care through Technology 

  • Calderdale and Huddersfield Foundation Trust
  • DrDoctor
  • Synopsis
  • Doctify
  • Lantum

Innovation in Mental Health 

  • Camden and Islington Mental Health Trust/Whittington Health NHS Trust
  • Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
  • Central and Northwest London NHS Trust and Kooth
  • Professional Record Standards Body
  • NHS Tayside

Excellence in Communication and Engagement 

  • Wirral University Hospital Teaching Trust
  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire CCG (NHS)
  • Midlands Partnership NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Gloucestershire Health and Care Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Oxford University Hospitals 
  • Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire Clinical Commissioning Group

Supporting Healthcare Teams through Technology 

  • Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS)
  • Spirit Digital (part of the Spirit Health Group)
  • Intouch with Health
  • Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

Running up to the Forward Healthcare Awards 2021, we’ll showcase the organisations and programmes behind each entry.

Stay tuned each week to read about why each entry made it as a finalist in the Forward Healthcare Awards 2021.

Click on the images below to read our features on each category running up to the events week: 


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