2021 Winners

Cancer Nursing

Winner: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Efficient management of new patient referrals: The safe introduction of an advanced nurse practitioner led telephone breast pain clinic 

Care of Older People

Winner: Isle of Wight NHS Trust, Community rapid response – making urgent system wide changes for older patients in crisis

Chief Nursing Officers’ Award for Lifetime Achievement

Winner: Professor Laura Serrant OBE
Health Education England

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Children’s Services

Winner: Derbyshire Community Health Services NHS Foundation Trust, The introduction of mass vaccination drive through clinics for school aged children in Derbyshire and Derby City during Covid-19 

Clinical Research Nursing

Winner: Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, ROAM (research opportunities at Moorfields)

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Continence Promotion and Care

Winner: University of the West of England, CONfidence – the continence promotion app

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Emergency and Critical Care

Winner: Healthy Teen Minds, We Can Talk fundamentals of compassionate care online training

Enhancing Patient Dignity

Winner: Barts Health NHS Trust, Family support liaison team

HRH The Prince of Wales Award for Integrated Approaches to Care

Winner: Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,  Providing non-invasive ventilation for patients outside of critical care

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Infection Prevention and Control

Winner: The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust, Collaborative working with public health 

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Learning Disabilities Nursing

Winner: Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Home haemodialysis in a learning disability in-patient community hospital

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Managing Long-term Conditions

Winner: North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust, Paediatric specialist automated red cell exchange

Nurse Leader of the Year

Winner: Cliff Evans, Medway NHS Foundation Trust

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Nurse of the Year

Winner: Dianne Backhouse, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

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Nursing in Mental Health

Winner: Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Reducing restrictive practice and improving patient experience on a high secure national women's service intensive care ward

Nursing in Social Care

Winner: Achieve together,  Excellent nurse led support for people with profound and multiple learning disabilities

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Nursing in the Community

Winner: Virgin Care, Sexual health provision to young people in the community during the pandemic

Patient Safety Improvement

Winner: Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Implementation of ultrasound guided IV cannulation into an IV teams service provision

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Promoting Patient Self-management

Winner: Manchester Local Care Organisation, Promoting lower limb lymphoedema self-care management strategies for patients with learning disabilities 

Public Health Nursing

Winner: Manchester Local Care Organisation, Healthy weight team

Respiratory Nursing

Winner: Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, The importance of treating rhinitis in patients with refractory breathlessness

Rising Star

Winner: Jamie Henry, Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

Surgical Nursing

Winner: South Tees Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Introduction of Macmillan community thoracic specialist nurse 

Team of the Year

Winner: St Gemma's Hospice, Widening access to palliative care and end-of-life care for homeless and vulnerably housed people in Leeds

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Technology and Data in Nursing

Winner: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust,  Quick response to patient empowerment – the use of QR codes on plaster casts

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