Three teams shortlisted in national health awards

alt=""Congratulations to three Blackpool Teaching Hospitals teams who have been shortlisted in the prestigious 2023 HSJ Awards.

Two teams were successful in the Patient Safety Award category.

They are “Preventing hospital acquired pneumonia: introducing the COUGH care bundle” submitted by project lead Jessica Murphy and “Reducing pressure ulcer through proactive working” submitted by Faye Burke, Sue Baldwin and Terri-Anne Shaw from the South Neighbourhood team in Blackpool.

Our other shortlisted team was in the Provider Collaboration of the Year category: “Hospital based health Independent Domestic Violence Advisors and Independent Sexual Violence Advisors” submitted by Natasha Rowan, Speciality Business Manager Safeguarding.

Each team will now do an online presentation about their entry next month ahead of the awards ceremony in London on 16 November.

A record-breaking 1,456 entries were received for this year’s HSJ Awards with 223 projects and individuals reaching the final shortlist, making it the biggest awards programme in the award’s 43-year history.

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