Five AHSN Network initiatives have been nominated for this year’s HSJ Awards, which celebrate success and excellence in healthcare across the NHS.
The AHSN Network has been nominated in the HSJ Partnership Award category for the Focus ADHD national programme, which aims to improve the assessment process for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) using computer-based tests (measuring attention, impulsivity and activity). The programme is delivered in partnership with Qbtech and led by East Midlands AHSN. Find out more about Focus ADHD.
The Focus ADHD programme has already seen its share of success, having won the Best Mental Health Partnership Programme Award at the HSJ Partnership Awards earlier in the year. Find out more.
Yorkshire & Humber AHSN has also been nominated in this year’s HSJ Partnership Award category for their work with AstraZeneca and Hull University Teaching Hospitals Trust on reducing the carbon footprint of asthma inhalers. The SENTINEL project supports and empowers clinicians and patients to improve asthma care and has made significant changes to the prescribing of blue asthma inhalers, offsetting over 457 metric tonnes of CO2 emissions. Find out more.
UCLPartners has been nominated in the Primary and Community Care Innovation of the Year for their Proactive Care Frameworks, which aim to support primary care teams to manage patients with cardiovascular and respiratory long-term conditions. Find out more.
The Innovation Agency is also a shortlisted partner in the Primary and Community Care Innovation of the Year category, for ‘Delivering an innovative mental health prevention and promotion service in primary care networks with a new workforce, the Associate Psychological Practitioners’. Find out more.
Discover-NOW (the health data research hub hosted at Imperial College Health Partners) has also been shortlisted in the Primary and Community Care Innovation of the Year category for a cross-disciplinary end-to-end pathway redesign of heart failure care in North West London and in the Digitising Patient Care category for their work supporting the integration of digital technologies to support patients with heart failure in North West London. They have also been nominated in the Mental Health Innovation of the Year category for the Rough Sleeping (RAMPH) project. Find out more.
Winners will be announced during the awards ceremony at Evolution London on Thursday 17 November. Read the full list of nominees for the HSJ Awards 2022.