NHS Improvement awards 2022: Winners Showcases

The NHS national Improvement awards showcased a high quality of improvement projects and initiatives from across the country which demonstrated the passion to improve health and care for the people who need it and the people who provide it.

Out of hundreds of incredible nominations the following teams won awards in their categories. The awards were announced on the 11th May at the Big Conversation, with winners invited to showcase their winning initiatives on 12th May at the Big Conversation alongside their judging panellists. Please enjoy the incredible recordings and inspiring stories from the winners below!

Collaborating for Improvement award:


Winners: Somerset NHS Foundation Trust, Somerset CCG & Partners with General Stanley McChrystal (Ret.) US Army General & Co-Founder, McChrystalGroup and Mark Agathengelou, Lived Experience Partner

Improving Through Co-Production award: 


Winners: Cheshire West Integrated Care Partnership with Dr Navina Evans CBE, Chief Executive, Health Education England and Natalie Mark, Lived Experience Partner

Improving health Equity award :

Winners: Whittington Health NHS Trust with Dr Dominique Allwood, Chief Medical Officer, UCL Partners and Scott Ballard-Ridley, Lived Experience Partner

Spreading Change and Improvement Across Systems award: 


Winners: FutureNHS Team and FutureNHS Communities with Dr Farzana Hussain, GP Principle and Clinical Director for Newham Central 1 PCN, The Project Surgery and Carol Munt, Lived Experience Partner

Service-led Improvement award:


Winners: Orthoptic Team, University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust with Dr Marc Harrison, President and CEO, Intermountain Healthcare and Cristina Serrao, Lived Experience Partner

Digitally Enabled Transformation award: 


Winners: Chelsea & Westminster Hospital NHS FT, Chelwest Maternity Voices Partnership, CW Innovation with Lord Victor Adebowale CBE, Chair, NHS Confederation and Richard Morton, Lived Experience Partner