Click on the tabs below to reveal the winners and finalists per category.

Best Acute Sector Partnership with the NHS


Winner: Genmed and South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre - A partnership delivering additional capacity, technology and value through surgery managed services


  • Acacium Group: Managed Workforce Division & King’s College Hospital FT - Better Together
  • Johnson & Johnson Medtech and Barts Health Trust - Developing a Stroke Network to increase the availability of and access to life-saving Mechanical Thrombectomy Treatment
  • Philips Electronics and Wye Valley Trust - Philips and Wye Valley partnership solution
Best Consultancy Partnership with the NHS


Winner: Kaleidoscope Health and Care, Edge Health and Cambridgeshire and Peterborough STP - Establishing digital diabetes care services in Cambridgeshire and Peterborough

Highly Commended: P2G Contract Support & Dartford and Gravesham Trust - Comprehensive Business Review of Darent Valley Hospital PFI contract


  • KFM, Medstrom & King's College Hospital FT - Delivering a £2.6M investment in new bed inventory during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • ProcEx Solutions and Guys and St Thomas' FT, supported by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals - Cancer Centre at Guys Hospital – Efficiency, Productivity and Service Improvement
Best Educational Programme for the NHS


Winner: Kyowa Kirin - Addressing Alcohol Misuse through Education and Partnership


  • Attigo Coaching and Development, NHS England and NHS Improvement, NHS Leadership Academy, InControl and people with lived experience - Leadership for Personalised Care
  • Bond Solon, Capita and NHS England and NHS Improvement - Ensuring Safeguarding is Core Business throughout the NHS
  • Patients Know Best - Using Patient Held Records to teach students remote consultation and patient management practices via digital tools
  • Psychology for Health Associates & Barts HealthTrust (Education Academy) - Together Apart - An educational evidence-based programme to support psychological recovery of staff working in the pandemic
  • Redmoor-ELC Partnership and Welsh Government - Transforming Outpatient Care Through Video Group Clinics
  • Skills Training UK - Our Proven Approach for NHS Trusts
  • WingFactors & Whittington Health Trust - Patient Engagement Programme
Best Elective Care Recovery Initiative


Winner: Medefer & Isle of Wight Trust - Clinically assessing and mitigating risk for outpatient backlogs - A proactive Covid-19 recovery initiative

Highly Commended: C2-Ai, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust, Warrington and Halton Teaching Hospitals FT, Liverpool University Hospitals FT, NHS England and NHS Improvement and Attain - Elective surgery waiting list risk stratification – Putting patients in the right place with the right team at the right time


  • Johnson & Johnson Medtech and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay FT - Short Stay Hip and Knee Programme
  • NECS Consultancy and NHS England and NHS Improvement (Midlands Region Access Team) - Elective Recovery Programme
  • PA Consulting & Nottingham University Hospitals Trust - Making every minute count: Optimising scanner utilisation
  • Palantir Technologies and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT - Pathway Management Solution for Elective Care
Best Estates Optimisation Project


Winner: STERIS & Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals & Kingston Hospital FT - Decontamination Centre of Innovation and Excellence

Highly Commended: Practicus & NHS England and NHS Improvement  - Covid-19 Vaccine Programme - Estates, Equipment, Consumables & Logistics Workstream


  • North East London CCG & NHS Property Services - Improving outcomes and experience through innovative portfolio management
Best Healthcare Analytics Project for the NHS


Winner: Faculty & NHS England and NHS Improvement - Applying AI to create a COVID-19 Early Warning System to predict demand for services in a pandemic

Highly Commended: Business Systems UK and Integrated Care 24  - Nexidia Speech and Text Analytics


  • Anaplan UK & South Central Ambulance Service FT - Resource Optimisation Project: Integrated Demand & Capacity Planning
  • Cerner and North London Partners in Health and Care STP - Using near-real time data & intelligence to support & enhance system resilience during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • CF and NHS England and NHS Improvement - Covid-19 Vaccine Equalities Tool
  • EY & Department of Health Northern Ireland - COVID-19 Nosocomial Analytics
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ FT - Guy's Cancer Real World Evidence
  • LCP and Northumbria Healthcare FT - Quantifying inequalities in waiting lists and exploring health and societal impacts of a proportionate approach to orthopaedic waiting times
Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS


Winner: Blue Prism & Royal Free London FT - Making Time Matter for the NHS with Automation

Highly Commended: Coloplast UK & Ireland & Stoma Service at The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn FT  - True partnership in delivering high quality stoma care


  • EMS Healthcare, NHS, GRAIL and King's College London Cancer Prevention Trials Unit - NHS-Galleri Trial – World’s largest trial of a revolutionary new cancer detection blood test
  • HomeLink Healthcare, South East London CCG, Guy's and St Thomas' FT, Lewisham and Greenwich Trust - South East London Collaborative Home Care
  • InHealth Group and Nottingham and Nottinghamshire CCG, Sherwood Forest Hospitals FT and the East Midlands Cancer Alliance - Improving access to the Targeted Lung Health Check Programme, supporting positive patient outcomes
  • Johnson & Johnson Medtech and University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay FT - Short Stay Hip and Knee Programme
  • Liverpool Health Partners (LHP) - LHP SPARK Response to COVID
  • Rutherford Health and Somerset FT - Rutherford Diagnostic Centre Somerset
Best Mental Health Partnership with the NHS


Winner: Qbtech and AHSN Network - Focus ADHD

Highly Commended: South London and Maudsley FT and Kings College London Clinical Informatics Service  - VIEWER: Visualisation & Interaction With Electronic Records - a platform for population health management of psychosis


  • Certitude, Lambeth Council, South East London CCG, South London and Maudsley FT and Thames Reach - Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance
  • Creative Minds - Developing creative approaches in our health services
  • ieso & Dorset HealthCare University FT - Improving Mental Health Provision Through Data Insights
  • King’s Health Partners - Mind and Body Programme: Improving the physical healthcare of people with serious mental illness using technology
  • Mosaic Clubhouse & Lambeth Living Well Network Alliance - The Community Stayed Open
  • WDH & South West Yorkshire Partnership FT - Systematic approach to address the district's Mental Health
Best Not for Profit Working in Partnership with the NHS


Winner: GM Active CIC & GM Cancer alliance - Greater Manchester Prehab4Cancer and recovery programme

Highly Commended: Creative Minds  - Developing creative approaches in our health services


  • Barnsley Premier Leisure and Bassetlaw CCG - Long term exercise and Your Space at Home - Health and well being programme in Bassetlaw
  • Ellenor Hospice, Supportive Care UK and Kent and Medway CCG - COVID Capacity Support Scheme - working with the NHS and SCUK enabling equity of access to palliative care
  • Harlequins Foundation, South West London CCG & Sweatcoin - Diabetes Prevention Decathlon - A multi partnership road to disease prevention
  • Hull and East Yorkshire Mind - The Together Service
  • LIVES & NHS Lincolnshire - Community Emergency Medicine Service (CEMS)
  • Mildmay Mission Hospital - Step-Down Homeless Medical Care Pathway
  • Northamptonshire Healthcare FT - Volunteer Telephone Befriending Service
Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS


Winner: MSD, 8 NHS Cancer Alliances and 5 national representative organisations - The Do It For Yourself Campaign and supporting the recovering of lung cancer services from COVID-19

Highly Commended: MSD and NHS Northern Cancer Alliance  - MSD and Northern Cancer Alliance partnership work in Cancer


  • Daiichi Sankyo and NHS Highland Cardiac Unit, Raigmore Hospital - Improving health inequalities, patient outcomes, economy and wellbeing of the Scottish Highlands through healthcare innovation
  • Daiichi Sankyo and North Middlesex University Hospital Trust - North Central London Anticoagulation Pathway Prioritisation Nurse led Service
  • Eli Lilly and Company & Swansea Bay Health Board, supported by Swansea Bay University Diabetes Research Unit - DiabetesClinic@Home Digital Application. Supporting remote management of patients with Diabetes throughout the Covid-19 pandemic and beyond
  • Kite, the Gilead Company and NHS England - Partnering with NHS to improve service delivery of CART products to lymphoma patients
  • ProcEx Solutions and Guys and St Thomas' FT, supported by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals - Cancer Centre at Guys Hospital – Efficiency, Productivity and Service Improvement
Environmental Sustainability Project of the Year


Winner: AstraZeneca and Yorkshire & Humber Academic Health Science Network and Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust - Reducing the carbon footprint of asthma inhalers

Highly Commended: gbpartnerships group and Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership and Cheshire East Council  - Collaborative approach to sustainability


  • PA Consulting, Axion, The Alliance to End Plastic Waste, Renolit and Cambridge University Hospitals - Rethinking plastic waste in NHS hospitals for a more sustainable future
HealthTech Partnership of the Year


Winner: Whzan Digital Health and North Central London CCG - Empowering Care Homes with Digital Health Technology

Highly Commended: CSS & London Ambulance Service - Pro-Cloud Central Asset Management System


  • Conjure and Royal Free London FT - Lantern COVID-19 Testing Service
  • Dignio & Mastercall partnership with Stockport LA, CCG and Hospital Trust - Bespoke Remote Monitoring
  • Doccla and Northampton General Hospital Trust - Asthma Home Monitoring Service
  • Spirit Health, Leicestershire Partnership Trust & University Hospitals of Leicester Trust - Developing digital pathways to support patients during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond
  • Synopsis and Worcestershire Acute Hospitals Trust - Redesigning the pre-operative pathway
  • Technical Health and NHS Peninsula Cancer Alliance - MySunrise Cancer Support App
  • UCLPartners on behalf of Living With and Barts Health Trust - Living With COVID Recovery
Most Effective Contribution to Clinical Redesign


Winner: L&R Medical and South West Yorkshire Partnership FT - Reducing the burden of wounds through workforce optimisation

Highly Commended: TytoCare and Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network and West Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership, South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System and Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership - Digital innovation to protect the vulnerable


  • Baxter Healthcare and Manchester University FT - Working in partnership to create drain free day case parotidectomy surgery
  • Daiichi Sankyo and Stoke-on-Trent CCG on behalf of Staffordshire STP - Making behaviour change happen: remote clinical support of AF management by general practice nurse digital champions
  • Redmoor ELC Partnership and Welsh Government - Transforming Outpatient Services Through Video Group Clinics
  • Refero & St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust - Multi-party digital engagement platform
  • UCLPartners & Barts Health Trust - Bedside Learning Coordinator Approach to Care Redesign
Most Effective Contribution to Patient Safety


Winner: Induction Attend Anywhere and Moorfields Eye Hospital FT - Virtual A&E

Highly Commended: Johnson & Johnson Medtech and Barts Health Trust - Developing a Stroke Network to increase the availability of and access to life-saving Mechanical Thrombectomy Treatment


  • Bluetree Medical and the Innovation Hub at Alder Hey Children's Hospital FT - Development of the BrillianSeeTM transparent face mask
  • C2-Ai and County Durham and Darlington FT - Identifying and mitigating patients at risk of developing Acute Kidney Injury: A Patient Safety Initiative
  • Essity working in Partnership with Hull University Teaching Hospital Trust - Innovative Cost Effective Surgical Site Infection Prevention
  • RLDatix and NHS Wales - Supporting the nationwide roll out of 'The Once for Wales Concerns Management System'
  • Smith+Nephew and The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital Trust - Quality improvement in wound care through real-world evidence and partnership working: the potential impact on patient safety
  • The PSC and Sussex Community FT - Risk-based wait time standards
Most Impactful Project Addressing Health Inequalities


Winner: Oviva and Barking and Dagenham CCG - Reducing Variation of Care and Outcomes particularly as it relates to Socioeconomic, Cultural or Racial Determinants

Highly Commended: Alliance for Better Care in collaboration with NHS partners including CCGs, as well as Surrey County Council & West Sussex County Council  -  Drive Equity


  • CF and NHS England and NHS Improvement - Covid-19 Vaccine Equalities Tool
  • Citizens UK and Oxleas, South London and Maudsley FT, South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust - South London Listens: Taking action on your priorities to prevent a mental ill-health crisis as a result of Covid-19
  • Cygnet Health Care in partnership with Venta SVS and the Collaborative Centre for Smoking Cessation - Smoke Aware Initiative
  • Derbyshire Citizens Advice and Derbyshire Community Health Services FT - Provision of Advice and Support for Young Families
  • Ford and Venari and Mid and South Essex Health and Care Partnership - Essex Vax Van
  • Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent Integrated Care System working with the Fire Service - Multi-agency working to reduce vaccine hesitancy in local communities
  • TIN Arts - South Tees Arts Programme
Procurement Project of the Year


Winner: Bond Solon, Capita and NHS England and NHS Improvement - Ensuring Safeguarding is Core Business throughout the NHS


  • Elekta and Medipass Healthcare and Leeds Cancer Centre and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust - Leeds Cancer Centre Linear Accelerator replacement program
Staffing Solution of the Year


Winner: Patchwork Health and St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust - Establishing the North West Collaborative Bank - the largest in the UK

Highly Commended: HSC Public Health Agency, HSC Business Services Organisation, HealthSectorTalent, Department of Health Northern Ireland, Belfast/Southern/Western/Northern/South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust and Northern Ireland Ambulance Service -  HSC Workforce Appeal


  • Bank Partners & North London Partners in Health and Care STP (led by UCLH), North East London Health and Care Partnership STP, BHRUH Trust/Barts Health Trust/ELFT/NELFT and Homerton University Hospital Foundation Trust), Kingston Hospital FT, Epsom & St Helier University Hospitals Trust - Coming together to combat COVID-19: Vaccination staff banks
  • Ealoor Consultancy UK T/A Nursingjobs UK - International nursing recruitment
  • Medacs Healthcare and Buckingham, Oxfordshire and Berkshire West Integrated Care System - Building and Managing a Workforce for a Mass COVID Vaccination Programme
  • Reed Talent Solutions - Collecting convalescent plasma to treat hospitalised COVID-19 patients
  • Remedium Partners and Norfolk and Suffolk FT - Overcoming the healthcare staffing crisis: Reducing agency locum dependence through strategic international permanent recruitment
  • South Yorkshire & Bassetlaw Integrated Care System with NHS Professionals International - International Recruitment to support staffing levels
Workforce and Wellbeing Initiative of the Year


Winner: Proud2bOps & NHS Operational Leaders - Energising, Connecting, Supporting and Developing Operational Leaders

Highly Commended: Meals For The NHS and Whittington Health -  Providing NHS Staff with 24/7 access to hot, nutritious, delicious and affordable meals in order to improve workforce wellbeing


  • Barts Charity, Loaded Productions and Barts Health Trust - Over the Rainbow
  • Bright Horizons & Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT - Staff Health and Wellbeing Programme - support for staff in managing Work+Family commitments
  • Cygnet Health Care - StRaW and TRiM - Peer support for stress and trauma
  • Generation Medics - Staff Outreach and Volunteering Programme in MSEFT
  • ImproveWell - Engage to improve
  • NHS Charities Together - Support for NHS staff through NHS Charities Together's Covid-19 appeal
  • South East London Integrated Care System & South London and Maudsley FT - Keeping Well in South East London: A Staff Support portal for all health and care staff in South East London