Positive Practice Awards 2016 – Winners & Highly Commended

Winners and Highly Commended

Partnership working (Supported by King’s Health Partners)

Winners – Tyneside Recovery College/Mental Health Collective – Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Open Arts – South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – S.I.M – Serenity Integrated Mentoring – Hampshire Police

H.C. – State of Mind – 5 Boroughs NHS Foundation Trust


Mental Well-being of Staff

Winners – Staff Mindfulness Service – Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys Foundation NHS Trust

H.C. – Health and Wellbeing@Work – Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Whole Team Approach – Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust


Acute Care Pathway (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – NAViGO – Providing Services We Would be Happy for our Families to Use

H.C. – Transforming Acute Mental Health Care – Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Acute In-Patient Wards –  Bradford District NHS Care Foundation Trust


The MINDset Quality Improvement Award  (Supported by West of England Academic Health Science Network)

Winners – Creating a model line for community psychosis teams – Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Falls Quality Improvement Project: ‘FallStop’ – Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Improving Outcomes for People Experiencing Psychosis – Wessex Academic Health Science Network and Southern Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Listening into Action cultural and service transformation change programme – North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust


Community Perinatal Mental Health Services (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – Devon Partnership Trust Perinatal Service –  Devon Partnership NHS Trust

H.C. – Like Minded programme: Specialist assessment, treatment and support for women in Ealing, Hounslow and Hammersmith & Fulham. – NHS North West London Collaboration of CCGs and West London Mental Health NHS Trust

H.C. – Mother and Infant Mental Health Service (MIMHS) – Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust


MH integration in 5YFV new models of care (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – Collaborating with Partners to Develop Teams for Whole Person Health: LCFT Older Adult Mental Health Services as Pioneers – Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Looking through a different lens for Mental Health Integration in the Wakefield Care Homes Vanguard – Wakefield CCG

H.C. – Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Mental Health UEC Vanguard –  Cambridgeshire and Peterborough NHS Foundation Trust


Integrating Physical and Mental Healthcare (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – Imagine Your Goals –  Everton FC in the Community and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – IMPARTS – Integrating Physical & Mental Healthcare: Research, Training & Services – Kings Health Partners

H.C. – Improving Physical Health for people with Serious Mental Illness (SMI) –  Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust


Mental Health, the Emergency Services and the Criminal Justice System (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – London Pathways Partnership (LPP) – Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Mental Health and Wellbeing Support Programmes – Merseyside Fire and Rescue Service

H.C. – York Pathways – Together MH Charity


Eating Disorders Services (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – Rharian Fields – Specialist Eating Disorder Service – NAViGO Health and Social Care CIC

H.C. – HPFT CAMHS Eating Disorders Service – Hertfordshire Partnership  University NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Psychological Therapies Team, Avalon Ward -SW London and St George’s Adult Eating Disorders Service


Older People’s Mental Health

Winners -User led services and innovation in dementia –  Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Sporting Memories Network – Sporting Memories Foundation

H.C. – Older People Community Social Work Practice – Calderdale Council


Early Intervention in Psychosis (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – A co-ordinated approach to improving the life chances of people with emerging psychosis -Greater Manchester West NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Tower Hamlets Early Intervention and Detection Services – East London NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. -Supporting Health and Promoting Exercise (SHAPE) Programme for Young People with Psychosis -Worcestershire Early Intervention Service

Digital Innovation (Supported by Otsuka Health Solutions)

Winners – Calm Harm smartphone app – stem4.

H.C. – No Harm Done – A partnership project between The Charlie Waller Memorial Trust,The Royal College of Psychiatrists and YoungMinds

H.C. – Our care through our eyes: A service-user co-produced education programme for acute hospital nurses to improve the care of children and young people that self-harm –  NUH NHS Trust/University of Nottingham

Patient Experience (Supported by Picker Institute Europe)

Winners – The Transitions Group – Sheffield Health & Social Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Co-designing Always Events in Adult Learning Disability Services in Lancashire Care – Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Listening to mothers to improve Health Visiting perinatal mental health services –   Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust


Diversity and Equality in Service Delivery (Supported by HS Consultancy)

Winners – Improving access to IAPT for people with learning disabilities – Surrey IAPT and Surrey CTPLD, SABP NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – ReConnect –  Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

H.C. – Deaf Outreach CAMHS – South West London and St Georges MH NHS Trust


Innovation in Child and Young People’s Mental Health (Supported by NHS England)

Winners – Rotherham Pathways – Together MH Charity

H.C. – Young People’s Mental Wellbeing Programme – Bracknell Forest Council

H.C. – Fresh CAMHS – Alder Hey NHS Children’s  Foundation Trust


Crisis Care Pathway (Supported by NHS England) 

Winners – Bradford and Airedale Crisis Care Concordat and Whole system crisis care redesign – Bradford Council, Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust, Bradford CCGs.

H.C. – Peer Supported Open Dialogue in Kent and Medway –  Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust

H.C. – 24/7/365 crisis care support across North West London –  NHS North West London Collaboration of CCGs

H.C. – Building outcome measurements into crisis care: demonstrating and learning how we get individuals in crisis well – Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

There is one individual award this year, and that is:-

Making a Difference

Winner -Andrew McCrimmon – Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust

Winner – Dr Nihara Krause – stem4

Winner – Professor Roz Shafran –   University College London Institute of Child Health and Great Ormond Street Hospital