The finalists for the Best Healthcare Provider Partnership category at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Partnership Awards have been announced today ahead of a prestigious black-tie dinner awards ceremony at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge on 20 March 2019. At the inaugural awards in 2018 Circle Health collected the award in recognition for improving care of orthopaedic patients in Bedfordshire via an integrated musculoskeletal service.

The team of judges were impressed with the calibre of all the entries and their commitment to work with the NHS to deliver value for money and improved patient care through sector leading innovation and exceptional service. Shortlisted applicants across each of the categories demonstrated that their projects have made a tangible difference to the NHS by, for example, improving services, facilities or quality of life for patients, or working more efficiently to save money.

Shortlisted entrants include;

Best Healthcare Provider Partnership

  • Age UK Nottingham & Nottinghamshire and Nottinghamshire Healthcare FT
  • Efficacy and NHS Practitioner Health Programme
  • HARTMANN and Herts Health GP Federation
  • HARTMANN and Manchester University FT
  • Radiology Management Solutions
  • Roche Diagnostics and Oxford AHSN
  • Villa Care and Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust

Best Clinical Service and Treatment Pathway Transformation Project

  • Boston Scientific with Accenture at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals FT
  • Deloitte and Hull & East Yorkshire Hospitals Trust
  • EY
  • NHS Transformation Unit, Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and Salford Royal FT
  • PwC and North Bristol Trust

Clinical Support Service Award

  • Baxter Healthcare
  • Carbon Labs and George Eliot Hospital Trust
  • Siemens Healthineers and Kingston Hospital FT
  • Stericycle and Salford Royal FT

HSJ editor Alastair McLellan said: “Congratulations to all of the shortlisted organisations and I look forward to celebrating your success at the prestigious black-tie awards dinner in March.

“The HSJ Partnership Awards highlight the invaluable work performed by the organisations that work alongside the NHS to deliver first class patient care, shining a spotlight on their efforts which are often unseen but are essential. Each of the shortlisted organisations is delivering tangible benefits to NHS patients, clinicians and the facilities they use, making a real difference in these challenging economic times.”

For a list of all shortlisted applicants across all categories, please visit: