Categories will reflect 3 different ways of working with the NHS 

  • Joint working on long term or short-term projects 
  • On-going or contracted supply of goods or services 
  • 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? 
Best Acute Sector Partnership with the NHS
Best Consultancy Partnership with the NHS
Best Educational Programme for the NHS 
Best Elective Care Recovery Initiative
Best Estates Optimisation Project 
Best Healthcare Analytics Project for the NHS
Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS 
Best Mental Health Partnership with the NHS 
Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS
Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS 
Environmental Sustainability Project of the Year
HealthTech Partnership of the Year
Most Effective Contribution to Clinical Redesign
Most Effective Contribution to Improving Cancer Outcomes
Most Effective Contribution to Integrated Health and Care
Most Effective Contribution to Patient Safety
Staffing Solution of the Year 
Most Impactful Project Addressing Health Inequalities 
Primary Care Project of the Year
Procurement Project of the Year
Workforce and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year