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Excellence in Supply Awards 2013

Ordering and efficiency consolidation - Depuy Synthes

Depuy Synthes completed an analytical exercise on the ordering pattern, frequency and medium of WWL to Johnson & Johnson, to help drive efficiency savings through consolidated and electronic ordering. More info...

Non Clinical Support Service Award - IT Works Recruitment

IT Works Recruitment are specialist recruiters providing experts within a number of niche healthcare systems. Since 2009 ITW have been on the NMNC framework via Government Procurement Services providing a wide variety of experts sustainably to NHS trusts across the North West. assisting in many implementations and go lives for healthcare systems and everyday IT posts. We have worked with major IT implementations and PAS/EPR upgrades, delivering candidates with experience of Business Analysis, Project Management, Programme Management, Training through to post go live support all to help realise benefits of improving IT systems and processes. More info...

Sustainability - Johnson & Johnson

How Johnson and Johnson drive and value the importance of Sustainability within the Healthcare Industry. More info...

Meridian Health

Meridian Health has been working with local North West Trusts since 2007 providing a range of temporary ancillary roles. With a high volume of temps taken on permanently due to the high calibre Meridian provide. More info...

Dignity for Patients, Efficiencies for All – The HARTMANN Continence Home Delivery Service.

Founded in 1818, The HARTMANN Group is a major provider of healthcare and hygiene products, with 38 divisions worldwide. Paul HARTMANN Limited was established in the UK in 1981 and has successfully developed a market leading continence care home delivery service, currently No.1 in the independent home delivery sector. Working in partnership with 44 NHS Trusts. Employing 86 people, annual turnover of £30m p/a HARTMANN manages an extensive portfolio of home delivery services supporting 130,000 patients in the UK. Since April 2009 we have worked closely with Pennine Acute Hospital Trust (PAT), University Hospital South Manchester (UHSM), Central Manchester University Hospital NHS FT (CMFT) and Stockport NHS FT, including Tameside delivering excellent cost efficient care to over 6000 patients. More info...

Working in partnership to provide a premium sleep service - Philips Home Healthcare Solutions

Sleep apnoea is a growing burden, affecting 4% of the population, contributing to a large percentage of road traffic accidents and leading to chronic diseases such as diabetes and cardiac disease. Patients from the Carlisle area were having to travel considerable distances as there was no local service. With the NHS focus of providing care closer to home this had been an area of need for the Primary and Secondary care providers for some time. More info..

Marketing Operations Suite (MOS)

As a supplier to the NHS for over 60 years we see ourselves as working in partnership with the NHS. By sharing our cross sector experiences we are able to bring innovation to our clients and are continuously striving for improvement both operationally and strategically. More info...

Ward Based Art and Design Project

Artists and volunteers worked with patients and staff to create a modern inviting ward environment with original contemporary art work and a real sense of ownership. More info...

Collaboration with NHS to pioneer innovation in continence care - Vernacare

Vernacare worked with NHS Trusts to develop a new innovation in continence care. More info...

Central Manchester FT – Arterial Pack Project - Vygon

The Trust were wanting to become more efficient in this area and save money whilst developing best practice and compliance to Matching Michigan, Saving Lives High Impact Intervention 2, Epic 2 guidelines, ANTT and productive ward/services. More info...

Improving the Patient Pathway Award - Mental Health - Blackpool Carers Centre

Blackpool Carers Centre support unpaid carers such as family members of those who experience mental ill health. We support children aged 5 and above who provide a caring role to a family member such as their parent, the caring role could be either physically and/or emotionally. We provide carers support at Parkwood Hospital (Blackpool's Mental Health Inpatient Unit) one evening a week during visiting times, during these sessions we work in conjunction with the Restart and Recovery Department. More info...

Housing Options Hospital Link Worker - Blackpool Council

A review of hospital discharge at BTH identified significant delays created by patients who were homeless on admission or lost their accommodation whilst admitted. As a result a proposal was made to Blackpool PCT for non recurrent pilot funding to establish a post within Blackpool Housing Options to develop a bespoke service to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals to reduce the impact of homelessness on BTH admissions and length of stay. More info...

Innovative treatment of Total Chronic Occlusion in Interventional Radiology – getting round what you can't break through. - Cordis, Johnson & Johnson Medical

Patients with Peripheral Artery Disease are often referred for endovascular treatment as an alternative to surgery to restore blood flow to limbs. Some patients can be difficult to treat due to the nature of the lesion, and the procedure can be unsuccessful . This means that the pathway for this patient would typically include further procedures and additional cost for the provider. More info...