Awards in 2020

The panel were very impressed with the quality of the work and the calibre of presentation especially given the impact of Covid-19 on Community Hospital Teams.

Thank you to everyone who participated.    

Improving Patient Care

Creating with Care

Paula Har Safeguarding Lead Community Hospitals/Dementia Nurse Specialist and Angela Conlon Arts Co-ordinator , Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Improving Staff Experience and Well Being

Creation of a Team Canvas

Sue Greenwood, Modern Matron, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Covid-19  Joint Winners 

1) Staff Support through the Repurposing of Tewkesbury Hospitals' Abbey View Ward/ Communication Team

James Willetts, Operating Theatre Manager, Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust

For more details please click here for Staff Support and here for Communication Team

2) Training multi-professional staff at pace during a pandemic, to deliver a competent and confident redeployed workforce for our community hospitals 

Sandra Speller, Professional Head of Therapies, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

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Highly Commended

Creating a Community Assessment and Treatment Unit to support Frail Elderly Patients during National Pandemic across Cornwall

Sue Greenwood, Modern Matron, Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

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Improving rehabilitation services for patients, through the implementation of Bitesize Training and improved multi-disciplinary team (MDT) working across

4 Intermediate Care Units

Steffi Bailey, Physiotherapy Inpatient Clinical Lead, Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust

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Setting up a Stroke Rehabilitation Unit as part of an Integrated Stroke Pathway in Gloucestershire

Angela Dodd, Therapy Lead – Stroke Rehabilitation – The Vale, Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

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Use of Flow Coaching Methodology in Big Room multidisciplinary team meetings to identify patients with frailty and improve outcomes in

Robinson Community Hospital, Northern Ireland

Mary O'Boyle, Project Lead (PL) for Robinson Hospital Frailty Project, Northern Health and Social Care Trust

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Information on previous Innovation and Best Practice Award Winners can be found here: http://www.communityhospitals.org.uk/innovations-best-practice-programme.html