Previous shortlistings

2016 NHS Friends and Family Test Awards

West Middlesex University Hospital and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital have been shortlisted in the category of 'Best FFT initiative in any other NHS-funded service': West Middlesex for their initiative to improve mealtime services on surgical wards, and Chelsea and Westminster for their sexual health clinics which are specifically aimed at 'hard to reach' patient groups.

2015 HENWL Awards

West Middlesex University Hospital have come away with two wins and a ‘highly commended’at Health Education North West London’s (HENWL) first ever awards ceremony held on Monday 29 June. 

Outstanding Learner Contribution to Patient Care went to Georgina Gould and the award for Network-wide innovatory education between Primary and Secondary Care sectors went to the Perinatal Mental Health Community Education Provider Network. HEADS-UP was 'highly commended' in the category for Best example of Inter-professional Learning in Secondary Care.

2015 HSJ Awards

West Middlesex University Hospital have been shortlisted in the Patient Safety category of the 2015 HSJ Awards for their HEADS-UP programme. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 18 November.

2014 HSJ Awards

The 56 Dean Street team have been shortlisted in the Improving Care with Technology category at the 2014 HSJ Awards for Dean Street Express. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on 19 November.

Lux lighting award shortlist

We have been shortlisted in the Education and Healthcare project of the year category at the 2014 Lux Awards following our nomination by Thorn Lighting for our LED lighting project which has cut our energy use. The winners will be announced at a ceremony on the 20 November.

Professor Barry Jubraj shortlisted at Patient Safety and Care Awards 2014

Professor Barry Jubraj (on behalf of the STOPIT project team) is a finalist in the Preventing Avoidable Harm category for the Patient Safety and Care Awards 2014. The winner will be announced in July.

National Hospital Radio Award Shortlist

Congratulations to Radio Chelsea and Westminster presenter Alex Baker, who was shortlisted for Male Presenter of the Year at the National Hospital Radio Awards 2014.

The National Hospital Radio Awards is an annual celebration of the excellent standards found in hospital radio stations across the country.

It's the second time that Alex has been nominated for the award. The first time was in 2012, when he was runner-up.

CHKS Top Hospitals Awards 2014

Chelsea and Westminster was shortlisted in two categories at the 2014 CHKS Top Hospitals Awards. The Trust was shortlisted in the Patient Safety and Quality of Care award categories. The Trust was once again named as one of the CHKS 40Top Hospitals 2014—an accolade awarded to the 40 top performing CHKS client trusts.

Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) project shortlisted for 2013 Pharmaceutical Care Award

A Chelsea and Westminster Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) project on the ‘Novel initiatives to help reduce hospital associated venous thromboembolism’ was one of the finalists for the Pharmaceutical Care Awards 2013.

Sheena Patel (Specialist Anticoagulation Pharmacist), Dr Helen Yarranton (Consultant Haematologist), and Malin Zettergren (Clinical Risk Manager) attended the awards ceremony on 14 June at the Royal Institution of Great Britain where the project work was presented.  The project highlighted the role that pharmacy has in providing and improving patient care and the importance of a multidisciplinary taskforce.

CHKS top hospital award 2012

Chelsea and Westminster has been shortlisted in two categories at the 2013 CHKS Top Hospital Awards—Patient Safety and Excellence in Dementia Care. Hospitals who have been shortlisted in each category have excelled in the CHKS indicators for that specific area of healthcare so it is a huge credit to be a finalist. Winners announced April 2013.

BMJ Improving Health Awards

Medicines at Discharge (M@D)

Chelsea and Westminster's Medicines at Discharge (M@D) project has been shortlisted for BMJ Improving Health Awards 2013 in the category of Improvement in Patient Safety.

'Improving Medication Reconciliation at Discharge—Closing the Loop' project is a quality improvement initiative lead by a core team of Chelsea and Westminster patients, consultants and pharmacists and involves a wider multidisciplinary team. M@D is jointly supported by Chelsea and Westminster Hospital and Collaboration for Leadership in Applied Health Research (CLAHRC) North West London.

Poor communication about medication changes when patients leave hospital and move into the community care can cause significant harm. At Chelsea and Westminster Hospital, improvement in the quality of discharge information about medication changes has improved patient safety, reduced medication errors and improved patient experience.

M@D has also been shortlisted in the Patient Safety in Acute Care, Using Technology and IT to Improve Patient Safety and Using Data/Information Management to Improve Patient Safety categories at the 2013 Patient Safety Awards.

Dean Street at Home

Dean Street at Home, an HIV home testing service pioneered by 56 Dean Street, Chelsea and Westminster's HIV and sexual health clinic in Soho, has been shortlisted for a BMJ Improving Health Award in the Transforming Patient Care Using Technology category.

Dean Street at Home is a collaboration between 56 Dean Street, the social networking website Gaydar and the online medical service DrThom. 56 Dean was the first NHS clinic to offer HIV home testing.

Gaydar sends an instant message to 800 of its 120,000 registered users in the Zone 1 Travelcard area each day. Users complete an online pre-test discussion and are then offered a free HIV home testing kit from DrThom via the dedicated website.

Patients who test negative get a text message from DrThom giving them the good news while patients whose results indicate a possible positive are contacted directly by the expert team of health advisers at 56 Dean Street for further tests and advice. Winners announced May 2013.

Care Integration Awards

West London African Women's Service, which specialises in female genital mutilation care, has been shortlisted for a 2013 Care integration Award in the 'Women's Health' category. Winners announced July 2013.

CHKS patient safety award 2012

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust was shortlisted for last year’s CHKS Patient Safety Award—for the second year in a row.

This award—part of the CHKS Top Hospitals programme 2012—recognises outstanding performance in providing a safe hospital environment for patients and is based on a range of indicators, including rates of hospital-acquired infections and mortality.

The CHKS Patient Safety Award is made on the basis of publicly available datasets and every NHS acute trust is included in the analysis. A number of criteria are used to shortlist trusts and, unlike other awards, they are not judged by a convened panel. Four other organisations have been shortlisted for the award and the winner will be announced in a ceremony on 1st May held in London.

Jason Harries, Managing Director, CHKS said: “The government has made it clear that every hospital is accountable to its patients, their families and carers as well as the local community to provide a safe environment. Our patient safety award highlights those trusts that clearly share a commitment to driving improvement and engendering a culture of excellence throughout their organisations.”

The five shortlisted organisations are:

  • Airedale NHS Foundation Trust
  • Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Newham University Hospital NHS Trust
  • South Eastern Health and Social Care Trust

NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2012

Professor Bell (Director of Research and Development) has been shortlisted in the 'NHS Quality Champion of the Year' category of the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2012 which are run by the NHS Leadership Academy.

Winners announced 10 December 2012

Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) Awards 2012

The Trust's Finance team has been shortlisted twice in the 'Efficiency' and 'Costing' categories of the HFMA Awards 2012. The 'Efficiency' award looks to showcase best practice in improving efficiency whilst maintaining or improving quality with a particular focus on the finance team's role. It also recognises projects that have tackled efficiency in an ongoing and sustainable manner. The 'Costing' award focuses on improvements in costing processes and costing information that have led to better information for organisations to use when make decisions about service delivery.

Winners announced 6 December 2012

Health Service Journal Awards 2012

Staff from the West London African Women's Service have been shortlisted in the 'Patient Centred Care' category for their unique service which spans hospital and community care to care for women with female genital mutilation (FGM).

Winners announced 20 November 2012

Public Relations Consultants Association (PRCA) Awards 2012

56 Dean Street staff were shortlisted in the 'Health and Wellbeing' category for their hugely successful event on World AIDS Day 2011 to set a new Guinness World Record for the number of HIV tests given in a single day—467 people were tested in just eight hours at the G-A-Y Bar on Old Compton Street.

Winners announced November 2012

Nursing Times Awards 2012

The ICU team was shortlisted in the 'Emergency and Critical Care' category for their use of Customer Journey Mapping to improve the experience for relatives and patients in critical care by bringing patients' and relatives' stories to life.

Winners announced October 2012

Health Service Journal Efficiency Awards 2012

The Communications team was shortlisted in the 'Communicating Efficiency' category for the Fit for the Future internal communications campaign to engage staff in the challenge to improve quality and make efficiency savings. The Fulham Road Collaborative project to set up a joint contract between Chelsea and Westminster, the Royal Brompton and Royal Marsden hospitals for Soft Facilities Management services was shortlisted in the 'Efficiency in Procurement' category.

Winners announced September 2012

Care Integration Awards 2012

The North West London Integrated Care Pilot (ICP)—in which Chelsea and Westminster Hospital is a key partner—was Highly Commended in the 'Diabetes Care' category of these awards organised by Health Service Journal and Nursing Times magazines.

Winners announced July 2012

Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Excellence Awards 2012

The Trust's Communications team was shortlisted in the 'Website' category for the redesign and relaunch of the Trust website www.chelwest.nhs.uk and in the 'Internal Communications' category for the 'I've had mine. Have you had yours?' campaign to encourage staff to protect themselves, their patients and their family by having their flu jab.

Winners announced May 2012

National Hospital Radio Awards 2012

Alex Baker of Radio Chelsea and Westminster, our hospital radio station, was shortlisted in the 'Male Presenter of the Year' category of the National Hospital Radio Awards.

Winners announced April 2012

National Government Opportunities (GO) Excellence in Public Procurement Award

Chelsea and Westminster and our partners in the Fulham Road Collaborative—the Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton hospitals and the Institute of Cancer Research (ICR)—were highly commended in recognition of the Collaborative's innovative approach to awarding the contract for 'Soft Facilities Management.

Winners announced March 2012

Health Service Journal Awards 2011

The Acute Oncology Service, led by Consultant Dr Tom Newsom-Davis and Clinical Cancer Services Manager and Macmillan Lead Nurse Catherine Gillespie, was shortlisted in the 'Clinical Service Redesign' category and their entry was Highly Commended by the judges.

R&D staff were shortlisted in the 'Research Culture' category.

Winners announced November 2011

Personnel Today Awards 2011

Being shortlisted in the 'Rewards and Benefits' category was a major achievement for our HR Department because other shortlisted entries came from big multi-national companies including IKEA and IT company Cisco. Our award entry focused on support for working parents, including a subsidised holiday play scheme and helping staff sign up for childcare vouchers, and support for women on maternity leave, including a regular newsletter to keep staff in touch with the hospital, access to free baby massage sessions, and a meeting with HR to discuss any concerns before their return to work.

Winners announced November 2011

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