Category 1 - Advocating and supporting continuing improvement and development for all staff
An individual or team award for staff who have gone the extra mile in supporting and ensuring that all staff are encouraged and supported to engage in improvement and professional development. The nominations in this category should:
Category 2 - Building strong partnerships with stakeholder organisations to include research, teaching and community organisations for the benefit of our patients
An individual or team award for staff who had worked closely with organisations, usually external to break down traditional organisational boundaries such that patients can benefit from seamless care, innovation, etc. The nominations in this category should demonstrate the relationship developed and how that has impacted the patient(s) who have benefitted.
Category 3 - Continually Improve the quality of core service
The non-clinical award, for the person or team who has worked to improved the quality of a core or corporate service for the benefit of patients.
Category 4 - The Leadership Award
Awarded to the individual who has embedded leadership and particularly accountability within an area of the Trust.
Category 5 - Instilling a culture of research and innovation
Awarded to the individual or team of individuals who have engaged in research or innovative practice for the benefit of patients.
Credit will be given where this is well publicised increasing the likelihood of others learning from and engaging in similar work.
Category 6 - Improving Access Award
The award for improving the availability of care delivered locally to the patient, this could be tertiary centre services delivered on the GEH site or the shift of acute care to the community.
Category 7 - Improving the patient environment
The award for ensuring that the environment in which care is provided is the best it can be. This award would go to the individual or team who demonstrates consistently high levels of contribution to improving the safety of the patient environment.
Category 8 - Sustaining safe services
For the individual or team who go the extra mile to deliver safe services constantly.
Special award - Chairman’s Award for improving patient experience
Customer care award for the team who have contributed most to improving the patient experience.
Special award - Chief Executive’s EXCEL Award
For the outstanding individual who has gone the extra mile.