Lancashire winners at the Patient Safety Awards 2016

The winners of the 2016 Patient Safety Awards were crowned this week at Manchester Central. Now an integral part of the Patient Safety Congress, the awards are brought to you by Health Service Journal and Nursing Times. It was a great  Best Organisation_web_email_600wideevening of recognition and celebration for all the organisations demonstrating improved practice and delivery in patient safety.

This year saw fierce competition for each of these coveted awards with over 650 submissions, of which only 170 made it to the final cut, and from those 18 deserving winners were decided by an expert panel of judges (with an additional ten projects also receiving a high commendation in their category.)


Below are the winners for Lancashire: 

Cancer Care

Winner: East Lancashire Clinical Commissioning Group and Blackburn with Darwen Clinical Commissioning Group

Sponsored by:

Macmillan Cancer Support


Preventing Avoidable Harm

Winner: Lancashire County Council

Sponsored by:

Patient Safety Collaboratives AHSN Network


Best Emerging Patient Safety Technology and IT

Winner: East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust