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We're finalists for another prestigious safety award

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1 July 2019

We are thrilled to announce that our entry inthe Patient Safety Improvement category of the Nursing Times Awards 2019 has been shortlisted. 

Our nomination focused on the implementation of Always Events as a way to improve patient safety and the quality of care we provide.

This continues an unprecedented run of successful nominations for national awards, which underlines the incredible work being done across HRCH every day.

The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 12 September.

Congratulations also to our Teddington Memorial Hospital inpatient ward and Always Events team, inpartnership with Spark the Difference. They are all finalists in the Health Service Journal Patient Safety Awards 2019 for:

  • Patient Safety in the Community  Award for 'Improving care for patients at risk of falls at Teddington Memorial Hospital'

  • Quality Improvement Initiative of the Year for ‘Beyond systems and processes: improving patient safety by focusing on what matters to patients’

  • Patient Safety Organisation of the Year for ‘Our Journey to Outstanding: Committing to what matters to patients’
  • End of Life Care Award for ‘Removing the Elephant in the Room: Supporting staff to talk about death and dying’.

Winners for these four awards will be announced at Manchester Central Convention Complex tomorrow (2 July). Congratulations again and good luck to everyone!