2020 Winners

Chief Nursing Officers' Award for Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Dr Peter Carter

Cancer Nursing

Winner: The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Nurse-led telephone triage and its impact on achieving the prostate cancer best practice pathway

Care of Older People

Winner: My Home Life Charity, National social care WhatsApp support group - supporting social care through the COVID-19 pandemic

Children’s Services

Winner: St Nicholas Hospice Care, Life’s questions

Clinical Research Nursing

Winner: Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust,  Engaging NHS staff in the delivery of clinical research to tackle the Covid-19 pandemic

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Continence Promotion and Care

Winner: Bladder and Bowel UK and ERIC, Help at school – a partnership approach to providing guidance and practical support

Emergency and Critical Care

Winner: Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, A virtual video tour to alleviate relatives fear of the unknown during restrictions of visiting through the COVID Pandemic 

Enhancing Patient Dignity

Winner: NHS Blood and Transplant, Enhancing the dignity of paediatric organ donors and their families

Florence Nightingale Nurse of the Year

Winner: Helen Bishton,  Spectrum Community Health CIC

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HRH Integrated Approaches to Care

Winner: Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Health independent sexual violence advisor service

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Infection Prevention and Control

Winner: Taurus Healthcare, Super green clinic for shielding patients in Herefordshire

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Learning Disabilities Nursing

Winner: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Lets talk about domestic violence and abuse; a discreet and accessible resource to support people with learning disabilities

Managing Long-term Conditions

Winner: Spectrum Community Health CIC, Introducing hemodialysis in a prison setting

Nurse Leader of the Year

Winner: Lieutenant Jenny Dyson, HM Forces– Joint Hospital Group South East

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Nursing in Mental Health

Winner: Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust, ChatHealth

Nursing in the Community

Winner: Royal Surrey NHS Foundation Trust, Reaching the unreachable - a holistic approach to HCV, homelessness and liver disease in the community

Patient Safety Improvement

Winner: Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Health response to victims of domestic abuse/violence during COVID-19

Promoting Patient Self-Management

Winner: Barts Health NHS Trust,  Shared care in haemodialysis: a path to independence

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Respiratory Nursing

Winner: Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Yellow lanyard – respiratory skills team

Rising Star

Winner: Lyndsey Bibby, Spectrum Community Health CIC

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Surgical Nursing

Winner: Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust, Early nurse led mobilisation and discharge in elective enhanced recovery

Team of the Year

Winner: Marie Stopes UK,  Innovation during a crisis

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Technology and Data in Nursing

Winner: NHS Wales, The national transformation of nursing documentation