2023 Shortlist

Individual Awards

Ann Shuttleworth Rising Star Award

Farrah Amjad

Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Esievo Atete
Care UK

Rhegell Cafirma
London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust

Sian Farrington
The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

Michaela Heaton
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust: Home

Ellie Jolley-Dawson
Powys Teaching Health Board

Sarah Monk
Stow Healthcare

Andrew Noon
Evolving Mindset

Martina Gomez
West London NHS Trust

Harmony Owhotake
Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust

Daniel Robert Branch
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Kate Shreeve
Spectrum Community Health Community Interest Company

Midwife of the Year

Joyce Adu-Amankwah
St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Rachel Croll
Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Anna Croot
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Natasha McCormack
The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Kate Raney
University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust

Gail Roberts
Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust

Laura Walton
King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Nurse Leader of the Year

Sponsored by:


Jacqui Burnett
Practice Plus Group

Emily Cocker
The Alexandra Hospital and University of Manchester

Alison Cooke
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Analene Galvo
Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust

Michael Grimes
Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Fiona Hibberts
University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust

Melanie Jones
Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Richard Jones
NHS Practitioner Health

Rebekah Nwaka
Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

Komal Patel
St Luke's Hospice

Donna Phillips
Spectrum Community Health Community Interest Company

Caroline Ralph
The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nurse of the Year

Andrew Barton
Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust

Emily Cocker
The Alexandra Hospital and University of Manchester

Hilary Debra Juliet Maxwell
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Yolette Fraser
North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust

Sarah Gallagher
NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board

Chloe Hammond
Radis Community Care

Steve Hardy
Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

Darina Koneva
Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Tracey Long
Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust

Joan Pons Laplana
NHS England

Eric Teague-Hellon
Practice Plus Group

Hannah Welbourne
North Bristol NHS Trust

Organisation Awards

Care of Older People

Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Ageing well education and training programme

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Dementia Palliative Care Team

Heart of Kent Hospice
Dementia Service

Hospice Isle of Man
Developing and evaluating a nurse-led therapeutic support group for people living with dementia and their carers

Landermeads Nursing Home
Quality of life and continence promotion in long term dementia care

Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Eye envoys

NAViGO Health and Social Care Services
Janine Smith Suite

NHS England
Recondition the nation

NHS Norfolk and Waveney Integrated Care Board and Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust
Improving dementia diagnosis in care homes pilot and subsequent service development

Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
The imbedding of technology in patient with diabetes in a community setting and the impact on care and workforce

Swansea Bay University Health Board
Diabetes Education and Information Resource – Improving care for older people with diabetes in a care setting

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
Let’s Get Moving – an quality improvement initiative to prevent de-conditioning in elderly patients on Feltwell Ward

Children’s Services

Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Transformation of children's emergency department pathways into a pioneering model

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department Nurse Navigators

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Raising the voice of the child with health conditions

Chestnut Tree Children's Hospice Care
The implementation of a lead engagement nurse to support and promote the well-being of children and families and to reduce social isolation post pandemic

DHU Healthcare, Nottingham Children's Hospital and University Hospitals Derby and Burton
A wish to die at home – making this possible for children

Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
To optimise pain management of children and young people (CYP) at end-of-life through use of an ambulatory patient-controlled / proxy -patient controlled analgesia (PCA/PPCA) pump in both hospital and community settings

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Nurse-led initiatives to empower parents to confidently partner in the care of their baby

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Paediatric HIV service

Clinical Research Nursing

Sponsored by: 


Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Under-served lung research

Mid and South Essex NHS Foundation Trust
LEH Primary Care Research Team

NIHR Imperial Clinical Research Facility
Caring for staff, caring for patient: Creating a culture of sustainable success

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
Grounded Research

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
0-19 Research Network (Yorkshire & Humber)

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Stroke trial tracker

Continence Promotion and Care

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
Healthy bowel and bladder sessions

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust
Rebranding and promoting the bladder and bowel service

Landermeads Nursing Home
Quality of life and continence promotion in long term dementia care

Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust
Reducing containment product use in the community

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Continence promotion and education

Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust
The neuro-urology nurse-led Covid-19 recovery programme

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Development of community trial removal of catheter service

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Continence Promotion Team

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
Purewick female external catheter as urinary catheter alternative

Your Healthcare Community Interest Company
Bowel support service

Critical and Emergency Care Nursing

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department Nurse Navigators

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
The ED project: Providing timely and responsive specialist palliative care assessment at the ‘front door’

Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
BLOSM – A trauma informed approach to emergency care

Essex Partnership University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Mental health urgent care department

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Call 4 Concern – implementation and 1-year review

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Specialist palliative care at the front door

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
Introducing the pause after a death on the critical care unit

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Electronic SBAR

Dame Elizabeth Anionwu Award for Inclusivity in Nursing and Midwifery

Sponsored by:


British Sikh Nurses
#ReStartAHeart campaign

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Creating a culturally safe maternity unit

Dementia UK
The Chinese Welfare Trust Admiral Nurse clinic

Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Kofoworola Abeni Pratt fellowship

Guy's & St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust
Critical Care personalised hair and skin care project

King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Overseas qualified nurses, working as care support workers in UK. How we can we harness the expertise of this invisible nursing workforce?

Modality Partnership
Homeless Health Team

NHS Nottingham and Nottinghamshire Integrated Care Board and Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Improving the uptake and quality of annual health checks for the ethnic minority learning disability population of Nottingham

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
ABC parents

North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust
Paediatric HIV service

Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Meet PEET (Patient Experience Engagement Team)

Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
The STAR (Supporting Treatment in Additional-needs Requirements) Team

HRH The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches to Care

Sponsored by: 


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Emergency Department Nurse Navigators

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Operation Provide

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust
Proactive Care Team

Essex Partnership University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Mental health urgent care department

Practice Plus Group
The first of its kind within Health-in-Justice: an integrated Special Care Unit at HMP Stafford

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Multiple sclerosis pregnancy project

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Team Around the Person (TAP)

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
REACH team (Reducing Exclusion for Adults with Complex Housing needs)

United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust and NHS Lincolnshire Integrated Care Board
Development of an integrated county wide heart failure service

University College London Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Community outreach clinic for intrathecal baclofen refills

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Hospital ISVA (Independent Sexual Violence Adviser) Project – supporting victims in an acute Trust

Infection Prevention and Control

Ashford and St Peter's Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Central Surrey Health
NWSA integrated infection prevention and control team

HCA Healthcare
Infection control link programme

Health Education and Improvement Wales
Infection prevention and control training, learning and development framework

Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust
I-Spy sepsis and I-Spy deterioration – A community journey

NHS Black Country Integrated Care Board
Reducing cross contamination risks during an outbreak in care homes

The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Development of a water safety training and assurance package within a haemato-oncology unit – a nurse-led initiative

The Royal Free Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Reducing hospital acquired infections on 7 West Ward

The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
Gram negative blood stream infection and the cancer patient (Project Frank)

University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust
Electronic urinary catheter assessment and monitoring tool

Ingrid Fuchs Cancer Nursing Award

Sponsored by:


Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Implementation of virtual clinic on Noona

Bedfordshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Nurse-led initiative in improving prostate cancer pathway

Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust
Nurse-led acute oncology and non-specific symptoms service

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust & South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust
Cancer internship programme

Swansea Bay University Health Board
10@10

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Digitise To Prioritise' – Combining digital intelligence and integrative therapies, to reduce distress in oncology

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Nurse-led salvage clinic

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
The Cheshire and Merseyside metastatic spinal cord compression service transformation

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
7 day systemic anti-cancer therapies service

Learning Disabilities Nursing

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Annual health checks in secondary care – improving the uptake and quality of annual health checks for people with a learning disability

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust
Streamlining of triage and the referral process

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
LSCFT Learning Disability Intensive Support Team

NHS Forth Valley
Establishing a team’s approach to discharge planning in learning disability services

Northern Care Alliance NHS Foundation Trust
Flagging project to improve the bowel cancer screening programme pathway for participants with learning disabilities

The Queen’s Nursing Institute Scotland
QNIS learning disability animation

Your Healthcare Community Interest Company
Bowel support service

Nursing in Mental Health

Belfast Health and Social Care Trust
Reduction in violence and aggression – reinforcing appropriate behaviours

Dementia UK
The Chinese Welfare Trust Admiral Nurse clinic

Dementia UK
Professional Footballers' Association admiral nurse service

Essex Partnership University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Mental health urgent care department

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Enhanced rehabilitation outreach service

Homewell Practice
Improving access to mental health support within primary care

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS foundation Trust
Duxbury ward – road to recovery

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
The Bus Stop

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Tipping the balance

NHS Scotland The State Hospital
Triple Jeopardy: a learning partnership to enhance care for people who are ageing with mental disorders and dementia in a high secure setting

Nursing in Primary Care

Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
Spirometry diagnostic hubs in primary care

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Digital frailty MDT channel

Health Care First
Paediatric nurses in general practice

Newham Vicarage Practice
Increasing student nurse placements in primary care

NHS England and Newcastle GP Services
Nurses On Tour: student-led health roadshows

NHS Gloucestershire Integrated Care Board
Improving health inequalities for those with learning disabilities

North Staffordshire GP Federation
Staffordshire Trainee Nursing Associate Programme

Southport and Formby Health
Sefton training hub: A student led approach to improving healthcare for mental health patients and those with learning difficulties in a primary care setting

Spectrum Community Health Community Interest Company
Improving outcomes for long-term conditions

The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust
Improving access within primary care

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
West Midlands Familial Hypercholesterolaemia Service (WMFHS)

Nursing in the Community

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Bringing care home with our IV nursing team

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
A needs led mental health community rehabilitation team – working as part of a whole system

Compton Care
The development of a dynamic and highly responsive community palliative nursing team

Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Urgent community response – virtual ward and care home teams work together to enable people to stay at home

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Dementia Palliative Care Team

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Improvements in the provision of end-of-life care - district nursing

East London NHS Foundation Trust
Tower Hamlets advance care planning team

Lloyds Pharmacy Clinical Homecare
Reducing the cancer backlog through effective partnerships

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Named nurse in community nursing

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
Diabetes team hard to reach project

Surrey Downs Health and Care
Transforming the digital processes between GPs and primary care via EMIS system

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust
REACH team (Reducing Exclusion for Adults with Complex Housing needs)

Nursing in Social Care

Sponsored by:


Care UK
Hear well

Dorothy House Hospice Care
Enhancing end-of-life quality of care – The Tulip certificate

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership
Impact of a Hydration Quality Improvement Programme in care homes

Humber and North Yorkshire Health and Care Partnership
Care provider olympics

Kineton Manor Nursing Home
Teaching Care Home Project

Landermeads Nursing Home
Quality of life and continence promotion in long term dementia care

Nightingale Hammerson
Outstanding holistic care in care homes

North Central London Training Hubs in Partnership with North Central London Integrated Care Board
Project G.A.R.D.E.N.

Ocean Healthcare
Nurse-led complex care

StellarCare NW
Delivering coordinated care at home – a nurse-led approach to improve client outcomes

Sutton Health and Care & Epsom and St Heliers University Hospitals NHS Trust
Learning disability health facilitation project

Wren Hall Nursing Home
Using digitalisation to recognise deterioration earlier in frail older people with complex needs

Patient Safety Improvement

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Operation Provide

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust
Enhanced care and support team

Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust
Clinical Nurse Tutors

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Call 4 Concern – implementation and 1-year review

Kingston Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Nasogastric feeding tube safety

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
The Bus Stop

Medway NHS Foundation Trust
Acute and emergency medicine strategic collaboration to maximise community safety

Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
Advanced practice governance maturity matrix

Shropshire Community Health NHS Trust
Named nurse in community nursing

Spire Healthcare
Reducing the incidence of post operative hyponatraemia and improving the care for hyponatraemic patients

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
A collaborative model of meningococcal vaccination response monitoring for patients receiving complement inhibition

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital King's Lynn NHS Foundation Trust
The Let's Get Moving Initiative – a quality improvement and patient safety initiative to prevent deconditioning and the negative effects associated with it

Public Health Nursing

Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Raising the voice of the child with health conditions

Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust
Health visiting direct referral to citizens advice

Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust
Health for young carers

Hounslow and Richmond Community Healthcare NHS Trust
Specialist health visitor for vulnerable families in temporary accommodation

ICON Cope
National steering group

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust
Digital health and wellbeing contacts

Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
0-19 Research Network (Yorkshire and Humber)

Shropshire community Health NHS Trust
Rainbow baby health visiting pilot, supporting parenting following loss

South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust
Tobacco dependency treatment in HMP Prison Hydebank Wood

Spectrum Community Health Community Interest Company
Inclusive health service

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Operation encompass police cause for concern triage pilot

Turning Point
ROAR nursing team

Team of the Year

Sponsored by:


Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Operation Provide

British Indian Nurses Association
Pastoral, wellbeing and career support

Care UK
Weald heights

East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Armed Forces Veterans Project

Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Enhanced rehabilitation outreach service (EROS)

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
Health facilitation team development

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
The Bus Stop

Modality Partnership
Homeless Health Team

NHS Practitioner Health
First contact team

Royal Devon University Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Acute oncology service at North Devon District Hospital

Solent NHS Trust
The Portsmouth Rehabilitation and Reablement Team (PRRT)

The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
Innovate to integrate personalised care – how a complementary health and wellbeing team are leading the way

Technology and Data in Nursing

      Canford Healthcare
      Harnessing technology for outstanding governance

      Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust
      The recovery and discharge planning tool

      Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

      Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
      Preceptorship team

      Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
      Digital Twin

      Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

      Wisdom of patients

      NHS Ayrshire and Arran
      A collaborative approach in utilising existing NHS systems in novel ways to improve timely administration of Parkinson’s medications in hospital

      North West Neonatal Operational Delivery Network
      Creation of a digital neonatal parent passport

      Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
      Children's care group

      The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      Digital pre-assessment for cancer patients

      The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust
      Cancer information, support and wellbeing app

      University of Salford
      The Salford outbreak management tool

      Theatre and Surgical Nursing

      King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
      Nurse-led discharge pathways for elective surgery

      South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
      Personal perioperative pathway for adult additional need patients

      The Christie NHS Foundation Trust
      Dignifying surgery for a person with dementia and skin cancer

      The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
      Enhanced care unit

      The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
      Utilisation of NELA coordinator and launch of nurse-led clinic

      Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
      Acuity based patient allocation