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Excellence in Supply Awards 2017 - Categories

Supplier Nominated Awards

Innovation Award
Last years winner: (New Award Category for this year)
Criteria
Working either as a standalone business or with other organisations, suppliers should demonstrate how their company has utilised innovation to improve a product, create a new idea, method, technology, process, application or service that has transformed or enhanced patient care and improved efficiency within North West Trusts.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Team input
Innovative thinking, originality
Apply
 
Small Business Award
Last years winner: Genesis Automation UK Ltd
Criteria
This award is open to Small Medium Enterprises (SME’s) as defined by the European Commission - <250 employees with turnover <£40m. To win this award, the supplier must demonstrate how they have maintained consistent growth and strong financial performance, whilst making a significant contribution to the Trust(s) they supply to.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Consistent growth/financial performance
Apply
 
Sustainable Development Award
Last years winner: SF Taylor
Criteria
This award recognises initiatives that have been developed to minimize supplier impact on the environment. For example, suppliers could demonstrate initiatives that have reduced carbon emissions, transport, packaging or energy. Your submission must address one or more of these Three Pillars of Sustainability:

•           Economic
•           Environment
•           Social

What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Originality
Apply
 
Support Services Award
Last years winner: Best Beginnings
Criteria
This award is aimed at companies who provide support the NHS in order to help maintain the quality of service. Previous finalists have included interpreter services, IT consulting/support services and consultant psychologists.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Apply
 
Patient Experience Award
Last years winner: Falck Medical Services
Criteria
The Patient Experience Award will be judged on, and awarded for the provision of goods or services that have enhanced the patient experience. This could be in a hospital, out in the community or in a mental health setting.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Apply
 

Mental Health/Community Hospital Award
Last years winner: (New Award Category for this year)

Criteria
This award will be judged on, and awarded for the provision of goods or services to a Community or Mental Health Trust.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Team input
Innovative thinking, originality
Apply
 

Acute Hospital Sector Award
Last years winner: (New Award Category for this year)

Criteria
This award will be judged on, and awarded for the provision of goods or services to an Acute Trust.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Team input
Innovative thinking, originality
Apply
 
Specialist/Tertiary Hospital Sector Award
Last years winner: (New Award Category for this year)
Criteria
This award will be judged on, and awarded for the provision of goods or services to a Specialist Trust.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Team input
Innovative thinking, originality
Apply
 

NHS Organisation Nominated Awards



NHS Supplier Engagement
Last years winner: Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Nominated by Advanced Medical Solutions
Criteria
Suppliers are asked to nominate an NHS procurement team from within the North West who has developed and enhanced collaborative working relationship with suppliers.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
Originality
Evidence of collaboration
Demonstration of benefits.
Apply
 
NHS Procurement Champion
Last years winner: Lianne Robinson – The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Criteria
NHS procurement teams are asked to nominate a member of staff within their organisation who has gone the extra mile to work collaboratively with procurement departments.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
Originality
Evidence of collaboration
Demonstration of benefits.
Apply
 
NHS Procurement Rising Star
Last years winner: The Countess of Chester NHS Foundation Trust
Criteria
NHS Heads of Procurement are asked to nominate members of their procurement team who demonstrate qualities that single them out as future procurement leaders in the NHS.  These qualities can be highlighted through innovative ways of working on specific projects and so on.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
Demonstration of leadership qualities
Endorsement from senior manager.
Apply
 
NHS Procurement Innovation
Last years winner: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust
Criteria
Awarded to an NHS procurement team who have successfully applied an innovative project in their Trust. The project can result in new ways of working to improve patient outcomes, supplier relationships, and efficiencies and cost savings for the trust and so on.
What we are looking for...
Quality of submission
A clear strategy
Benefit provided
Originality
Apply
 


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