News South London has talent – 2015 Innovation Grants & Recognition Awards

The third joint annual Health Innovation Network and Health Education South

London Innovation Grants and Recognition Awards have taken place, celebrating and recognising health care innovation across South London.

Almost 100 delegates attended the ceremony in the Robens suite at the top of Guy’s Tower, with special guest speaker, and former Tomorrow’s World presenter, Vivienne Parry, presenting Innovation Grants and Recognition Awards. A total of 10 innovation grants, which recognise innovation and educational excellence with sums of up to £50,000 were awarded in categories for:  Patient Safety, Proactive Care, Developing the Whole Workforce, Learning from Patient Experience & Involvement and Integrated Care.

The Recognition Awards celebrate success, talent and innovation in teams or individuals who are leading the way in delivering excellence. Six awards in four categories, including Patient Safety Champion, Implementing Improvements, Inspiring Educator and Promoting Collaboration and Inclusion were awarded. Two Chairman’s Choice awards were also awarded.

Health Innovation Network Managing Director, Tara Donnelly said, “Huge congratulations to all of our award recipients. Celebrating innovation and great ideas is important in every industry but is particularly vital in the NHS where improvements mean better services for patients and have been achieved in very busy, demanding often challenging situations.

Recognition Award

Thank you for nominating Paul Carr from Croydon Health Service NHS Trust for the Health Innovation Network & Health Education South London Innovation Grants & Recognition Awards. This year a total of 129 entries were submitted across our grants and awards, made up of 88 Innovation Grant applications and 41 Recognition Award entries. The judging panels have been very impressed with the diversity and high calibre of entries.

We are pleased to let you know that your nominee application impressed the judges and has been selected for a Recognition Award.

We would be delighted if you could attend our awards ceremony on 30 November 2015 from 4pm to 7pm at Robens Suite, Floor 29, Guy’s Hospital, Great Maze Pond, London SE1 9RT.

Palvasha Zia
Project Support Officer
Health Innovation Network

The Health Innovation Network is the Academic Health Science Network (AHSN) for South London.

The Network is a new partnership across South London that will drive lasting improvements in patient care by sharing innovations across the health system and capitalising on teaching and research strengths.