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Shortlist for Bristol Health and Care Awards announced

18 February 2016

After hours of deliberation considering nearly 200 entries, the Bristol Health and Care Awards judges, made up of representatives from the sponsors and the Bristol Post, are pleased to announce the shorlist for the awards. The winners will be announced at a glittering awards ceremony on 10 March. Book your place for an unforgettable evening.

GP Practice of the Year sponsored by Care UK

  • Cadbury Heath Healthcare
  • Lawrence Hill Health Centre
  • Kennedy Way Surgery
  • Harbourside Family Practice
  • Bristol University Student Health Service

Health Care Professional of the Year sponsored by Spire Hospital

  • Dr Dominique Thompson, Bristol Student Health Service
  • Dr Alison Cameron, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre
  • Sue Brand, Bristol Haematology and Oncology Centre
  • Wilfredo Manuel, North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Emma Louise Gay, Bristol Children's Hospital

Early Years Award sponsored by Specsavers Optical Superstores

  • Association of Breastfeeding Mothers
  • Bristol Healthy Schools Young Chef, Baker and Gardener Awards
  • Children of the 90s

Healthy Neighbourhood Award sponsored by Oasis Dental Care

  • Wellspring Healthy Living Centre
  • Barton Hill Settlement
  • Greater Bedminster Community Partnership (GBCP)

Best Patient and Public Involvement Award

  • Breast MRI Team at North Bristol NHS Trust in partnership with BUST (Breast Unit Support Trust)
  • Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
  • Bristol Community Health Patient and Public Empowerment Team
  • Bristol Centre for Reproductive Medicine
  • Self-Injury Self Help

Volunteer of the Year sponsored by University of Bristol

  • Derek Dominey, voluntary organisations supporting people with dementia in Bristol and South Gloucestershire
  • Stella Picton, Knowle West Health Park Co
  • Jacques Hann, LinkAge Bristol
  • Brian McCann, Wild Walks for Wellbeing, Walk for Health Bristol

Voluntary and Community Sector Team of the Year

  • Freewheelers EVS
  • Bristol Breast Care Centre, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol Trust
  • Growing Support CIC
  • Alive!
  • Life Balance

Mental Health Team of the Year

  • Dementia Wellbeing Service
  • Wellspring Healthy Living Centre
  • North Bristol NHS Trust and Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust

Hospital Team of the Year

  • Enhanced Recovery Team, North Bristol Trust
  • Adult Intensive Care Unit, North Bristol Trust
  • Department of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery, North Bristol Trust
  • South West Aftercare Team, University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust
  • Move Makers, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol Trust

The Rising Star Award sponsored by UWE

  • James Henderson, North Bristol Trust
  • Dimitrios Slassakos, University of Bristol and North Bristol Trust
  • John Shaddick, Catch 22 Dawes Unit
  • Penny Crawley, North Bristol Trust

Health Campaign of the Year sponsored by Nuffield Health

  • It's in the Bag
  • Public Health Action
  • Terrence Higgins Trust Bristol

Best Innovation Award

  • Hydrate for Health Ltd - a Queens Award for Enterprise: Innovation product, The Hydrant, which makes it easy for people to drink without having to call for help while in healthcare
  • Bristol Eye Hospital - mobile age-related macular degeneration check-up and treatment service
  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust - Andrew Freeman-Fielding's efforts in rolling out the integrated critical care clinical information system, enabling the critical care teams to assess, plan, treat and evaluate patients

Research Impact Award sponsored by Renishaw

  • University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust - the Sycamore Research Team's trial of a novel drug in children with sight threatening eye disease (uveitis), the first randomised controlled trial in children with this type of eye disease worldwide
  • North Bristol NHS Trust - the IMOX study, which compares three different drugs given to women after giving birth to prevent excessive blood loss, overcomes traditional research barriers by operating across the region's maternity departments, and recruitment is managed by midwives and medics
  • Centre for Appearance Research, University of the West of England - the Centre has become the world's largest research group focusing on the role of appearance and body image in people's lives, with a team of more than 20 experts striving to make a difference to the lives of the many millions of people with appearance-related concerns both in the UK and across the world

Together We Achieve Award sponsored by Bristol Health Partners

  • Energise: exercise based cancer rehab, Easton Leisure Centre
  • Move Makers, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol Trust
  • Breast Reconstructive Team, Southmead Hospital, North Bristol Trust

Outstanding Achievement Award sponsored by CFH Docmail

To be announced on the evening. Entries for this category were:

  • Mandy Freeman, Clinical Tutor, North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Professor (Dr) Sanjay Gandhi, Senior Consultant Radiologist, North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Sue Thompson, Manager, The Priory Evergreen Carehome
  • Claire Chapman, Clinical Services Manager / Therapy Lead for Urgent Care, Bristol Community Health
  • Richard Ward, Director of Purchasing and Supply, Bristol and Weston Purchasing Consortium
  • Dr Catherine Zollman, Penny Brohn Senior Clinical Lead and GP, Penny Brohn UK
  • Dr Alan Whone, Consultant Neurologist, The Bristol Brain Centre, Southmead Hospital
Shortlist for Bristol Health and Care Awards announced
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