Skip to main content
Please wait...

2022 Health Business Awards shortlist


Hospital Building Award

Sponsored by Honeywell Commercial Security
Since 1997, the NHS has seen a huge investment in its fabric - the biggest hospital building programme in its history. This award will be made to the new hospital building project that raises the standard of the healthcare environment and demonstrates value for money and project management excellence.

2022 Shortlist

Milton Keynes University Hospital NHSFT - The Maple Centre
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust - Heatherwood Hospital
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Royal Liverpool University Hospital
University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation Trust - Royal Sussex County Hospital Urgent Treatment Centre
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHST - Queens Hospital Jubilee ITU
East Kent Hospitals University NHSFT - William Harvey Hospital Critical Care Unit

Hospital Security Award

Sponsored by Honeywell Commercial Security
The critical assets of a hospital - its people, property, information and reputation - must be protected.  This award will recognise hospitals that have made significant steps towards a safer environment for patients and workers through the implementation of a security policy which incorporates the latest advancements in CCTV, access control and other monitoring technologies.

2022 Shortlist

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust - Access Control system
Royal Free Hospital NHS Trust - Manned Guarding
Kent Community Health NHS Foundation Trust  - SafeZone Staff safety
Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital NHS Trust - Physical Security / CCTV upgrade

COVID Response Award

Sponsored by preOx Technology
Awarded to the NHS organisation which has implemented swift and successful measures in order to cope with the COVID 19 pandemic.

2022 Shortlist

Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Collaborative Newcastle
Isle of Wight NHS Trust - proactive COVID-19 recovery initiatives
Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust - Family Liaison
Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust - Vaccine development trials
West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Virtual Hospital model

Outstanding Achievement in Healthcare

Awarded to an NHS organisation that has achieved success in its role and brought benefits to the wider NHS through the dedication and expertise of its staff.

2022 Shortlist

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Ashford and St. Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Healthcare IT Award

The wider use of computer technology in the NHS is evident throughout the world, with many countries citing NHS projects as examples of good practice. This award will recognise an organisation that is responsible for implementing a ground breaking IT project that demonstrates clear cost benefits to the wider NHS.

2022 Shortlist

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Outpatient  Digitisation Project
NHS Shared Business Services / Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust - Robotic Process Automation
Medway NHS Foundation Trust - EPR rollout 
Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust (CNTW) - Global Digital Exemplar
Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust - Colposcopy Software Implementation

Sustainable Hospital Award

The environment in which people live and work, has a key influence on their health. This award recognises the NHS hospital that has made progress towards sustainability through the smarter use of energy, transport, waste management etc in order to strive towards a reduced impact of healthcare facilities on the environment.

2022 Shortlist

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust -  Hydrogen-ready boilers
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Field of Dreams PV initiative
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Energy Infrastructure 
Wye Valley NHS Trust - Ground source heat pumps
University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust - Zero carbon surgery

Innovation in Mental Health

Awarded to NHS organisations which have made progress in improving the experience and overall care of mental health patients.

2022 Shortlist

Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust - Healthy Outcomes for People with Eating disorders
NHS South, Central and West - Children & Young Peoples Referral Management System Tool
Somerset NHS Foundation Trust - Mindline
North Bristol NHS Trust - Mental Health Planned Assessment Clinic
Pennine Care / Greater Manchester Police - Mental Health Joint Response service

NHS Collaboration Award

Presented to the NHS Trust which has worked with other public/private sector organisations, such as local government, police, fire, charities, schools etc to engage the local community in preventative campaigns.

2022 Shortlist

Cardiff and Vale University Health Board - 3D Optometrist training collaboration
Oxford Health NHS Trust - Thames Valley Community Dental Services (TVCDS)
South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust / Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust - Horizon Provider initiative
Greater Manchester Integrated Care Partnership - Stop Smoking support initiative
Cumbria, Northumberland and Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust / Cumbria Police - Street Triage Team

Patient Data Award

The need for timely, effective information in healthcare is key to realising the benefits of the huge investments in NHS staff and buildings. This award will recognise the most innovative introduction of new technology for secure  storage, retrieval and distribution of data throughout the NHS.

2022 Shortlist

Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
East London NHS Foundation Trust 
St. George's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Hospital Procurement Award

Recognising the NHS Trust that has delivered value for money and increased efficiency through smarter procurement practice. The winning trust will demonstrate the success of partnerships and collaborations to achieve procurement excellence and cost effectiveness.

2022 Shortlist

NHS Shared Business Services
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust / AGH Solutions
NHS Supply Chain
NHS London Procurement Partnership
South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw ICS

Transport & Logistics Award

Awarded to the NHS Trust that has seen improvements in operational logistics including emergency services transport and coordination; fleet management; green transport; car parking and traffic management; postal services; and the supply of materials and goods.

2022 Shortlist

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust - Electric HGV trial
Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust - Electric Van fleet
Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust - Battery Electric Truck Trial
Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust / NHS Fleet Solutions
Barts Health NHS Trust - sustainable transport initiatives
Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Getting to work Project

Ambulance Trust of the Year

This award is presented to the Ambulance Trust that has embraced change and demonstrated a decrease in response times, the ability to provide treatment at the scene of an accident, and the provision of outpatient services.

2022 Shortlist

London Ambulance Service NHS Trust
North East Ambulance Service NHS Trust
West Midlands Ambulance Service University NHS Foundation Trust
Yorkshire Ambulance Service NHS Trust
South East Coast Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

NHS Publicity Campaign Award

Awarded to the campaign which can demonstrate success in achieving its objectives. The winning campaign can be either internal or external and can combine media including press, radio, television and outdoor advertising.

2022 Shortlist

North West Ambulance Service - Outrun an Ambulance
South West London & St. George's Mental Health NHS Trust - Open Your Mind campaign
North Bristol NHS Trust - Red Card to Racism
Association of Ambulance Chief Executives - Work without fear
Birmingham Women's and Children's NHS Foundation Trust - See ME First

Patient Safety Award

Awarded to the NHS Trust which has made great strides in providing a safe hospital environment for patients, and has taken action to reduce Hospital Acquired infections and mortality rates.

2022 Shortlist

Northampton General Hospital NHS Trust - Patient Safety Improvement model
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust - Chronic Cough Service
Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust - Patient Safety Translational Research Centre
Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Patient Safety Incident Response Framework

Telehealth Award

Telehealth can provide benefits to patients, healthcare providers, and to community projects. This award will recognise the organisation that demonstrates the most innovative use of use of information and communication technology (ICT) to deliver health services, expertise and information over distance.

2022 Shortlist

Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust  - 2nd Opinion Service
Airedale NHS Foundation Trust - Immedicare
St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust - Virtual wards
NHS Arden & GEM CSU; NHS Bedfordshire, Luton and Milton Keynes ICB - Shine program
West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust - Virtual hospital model

Healthcare Recruitment Award

Improving patient access and choice depends on the quality and availability of staff in all areas of the hospital practice. This award will recognise the NHS organisation that has developed a robust recruitment policy that delivers both safety and continuity to patients.

2022 shortlist

NHS England - South West Diagnostics Team 
Leeds Teaching Hospitals / Workforce Alliance - non-clinical and temporary staffing
NHS Workforce Alliance - International Recruitment Framework
Blackpool Teaching Hospitals - COVID-19 Digital Staff Passport