Categories will reflect 3 different ways of working with the NHS

  1. Joint working on long term or short-term projects 
  2. On-going or contracted supply of goods or services 
  3. Service excellence from a business supplying more than one customer

Entries will be reviewed against the following criteria

  • Ambition - The challenge and context within which your project, person or organisation is set alongside your goals and targets whether quantitative or qualitative.
  • Outcome - The benefits realised from the point of view of patients, organisation, leadership, value creation, efficiencies and cost.
  • Spread - The dissemination of your success in terms of how your work has been picked up and replicated elsewhere.
  • Value - The creation of value from the point of view of patient satisfaction and experience, reduction in bureaucracy, time saved for staff at any level.
  • Involvement - The stakeholders buy-in and contribution toward the project initiatives and outcomes. How have the relevant staff, patients and partnerships worked together to realise the success?

2020 Awards categories

healthcare provider
(test payment category) Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS
Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS
Educational Programme
Best Educational Programme for the NHS
Effective Contribution
Most Effective Contribution to Clinical Redesign
Procurement Project of the Year
Workforce Innovation Award
Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS
Healthcare Analytics
Best Healthcare Analytics Project for the NHS
HealthTech Partnership of the Year
Consultancy Partnership
Best Consultancy Partnership with the NHS
Property and Estates
Built Environment Project of the Year
Information Sharing and Data Integration Award
patient safety
Most Effective Contribution to Patient Safety
acute sector
Best Acute Sector Partnership with the NHS 
best mental health
Best Mental Health Partnership with the NHS
regional covid-19
Regional Covid-19 Response Partnership Award
local covid-19
Local Covid-19 Response Partnership Award