We are delighted to announce our 2021 Bright Ideas in Health Awards Winners & Finalists

Sponsored by CPI

Overview

This category relates to an idea for the development of a new medical device, new piece of equipment or diagnostic tool.

This will have been developed by a member/s of staff within the NHS. This may be an independently led project, or work carried out as part of a team, or through collaboration with either a company or university. We are extremely interested in learning of how your work has been picked up and adopted elsewhere.


2021 Winner


Shoulder Reduction Assistance Device

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

The use of the shoulder reduction bench has allowed us to treat shoulder dislocations more efficiently and safely. The number of patients requiring sedation has been reduced which has improved waiting times and discharge.

The Innovators…

Dr Phil Dowson, Emergency Medicine Consultant

Dr Ala Mohammed, Emergency Medicine Consultant

Teresa Fortune, Head of Innovation

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Paul Marshall, Engineering Consultant, Marshall-DDP


Finalists


Antipsychotic Medication Monitoring

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Health professionals can take fast, accurate readings of a patient’s heartbeat without requiring them to visit their GP surgery or local hospital. The patient is not required to disrobe or have pads applied to their skin. This resulted in a more efficient process and a better patient experience.

The Innovators…

Dr Mani Santhana Krishnan, Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist

Lauren Bennett, Innovations Coordinator, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Sean Warren, Business Director UK/IRE, Alivecor

Dr Jonathan Richardson, Psychiatrist, Cumbria. Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NHS Foundation Trust
NHSX

Acknowledgement to all teams who have taken part in and supported the real-world evaluation pilot project with special thanks to Dr Swapan Kole.


Measurement of Binocular Visual Function in Children

Newcastle University

A fun and engaging test for young patients while also exploiting digital technology to improve clinical accuracy.

The Innovators…

Jenny Read, Professor of Vision Science, Newcastle University

Kathleen Vancleef, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Newcastle University – now assistant professor in psychology, Durham University

Craig Sharp, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Newcastle University

Carla Black, Therese Casanova, Jess Hugill, Sheima Rafiq, Research Assistants, Newcastle University

Gareth Slack, Research Assistant, Newcastle University and Artist, FluidPixel

Adam O’Neill, Project Support Officer, Newcastle University

Graham Morgan, Reader in Computing, Newcastle University

Ignacio Serrano Pedraza, Professor Titular, Universidad Complutense de Madrid

Lynda Speed, Marie Labus, Business Development Managers, Newcastle University

Michael Clarke, Consultant Ophthalmologist and Clinical Director of Eye Clinic, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Helen Haggerty, Kathryn Smart, Joint Head Orthoptists, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Kate Taylor, Orthoptist, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Christine Powell, Research Orthoptist, Royal Victoria Infirmary

Anna O’Connor, Senior Lecturer, University of Liverpool


Detection of Abnormal Blood Potassium Levels

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

This innovative technology aims to enable patients to have their kidney function monitored at home, without having to attend a healthcare setting. By limiting unnecessary clinic visits, the technology would provide huge benefits for both patients and healthcare providers.

The Innovators…

Dr Jonathan Murray, Consultant Nephrologist

Dr Neil Hoye, Consultant Nephrologist

Sister Karen Coaker, Home Dialysis Sister

Sister Sarah Dunn, Home Dialysis Sister

Sister Sandhya Mathew, Vascular access Sister

Clare Allinson, Clinical Matron and Renal Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Gavin, Internal Medical Trainee

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

David J Kuraguntla, Co-Founder and CEO, Alio

Professor John S. Young, Professor of Translational Healthcare, National Horizons Centre, Teesside University

Mr David Forsdike, Patient Representative and Advisor

Sponsored by RTC North & Innovate UK EDGE

Overview

This award recognises the development of a collaboration with industry that addresses a significant need(s) and has or will have a major positive impact on patient care.

This includes, but is not limited to, reduction in treatment time, cost benefit etc. Applicants should be able to demonstrate how the collaboration provides an innovative solution(s) and how it can add benefit within the NHS.


2021 Winner


Northern Cancer Alliance and MSD Partnership

Development and implementation of a targeted disease awareness campaign that would encourage people to contact their GP if they were experiencing a continuous cough and/or ongoing breathlessness for three weeks or more – particularly targeting men and women over 50 who are at an increased risk.

The Innovators…

Andrew Riley, Oncology Healthcare Lead, MSD UK Ltd
Joanne Mackintosh, Patients Engagement and Communications Manager, Northern Cancer Alliance


Finalists


The Northern Bone Health Project

Northern Health Science Alliance Ltd

The Northern Bone Health Project, a joint-working agreement between AMGEN and the Northern Health Science Alliance (NHSA), is an innovative approach to reduce the risk of older people breaking bones. The four Northern AHSNs worked in partnership with AMGEN, the NHSA, The University of Sunderland and Interface to deliver the approach to targeting fracture risk assessment and bone-sparing medication review at a primary care level. 

The Innovators…

Dr Sunil Nedungayil, Associate Medical Director (Healthy Ageing), NHSA and GP, Castle Medical Group
Sue Hart, Health Programme Manager, AHSN NENC
Deborah Matier, Healthcare Solutions Manager, Amgen Ltd
Lisa Butland, former Healthy Ageing Associate, NHSA and Chief Executive AGE UK Calderdale & Kirklees
Dr Jon Rees, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Sunderland
Dr Stephen Dunne, Senior Lecturer in Psychology, University of Sunderland
Professor Nicola Wilson, Deputy Chief Executive and Healthy Ageing Lead, NHSA
Dr Dai Roberts, Senior Programme Development Lead, Health Innovation Manchester
Andrew Cooper, Clinical Director, Innovation Agency
Jack Birchall, Head of Business Development, Interface Clinical Services


GlycoScore

Newcastle University

A superior prostate cancer diagnosis using a simple blood test. 

The Innovators…

Dr Jennifer Munkley, Research Fellow
Professor Rakesh Heer, Chair of Urology and Consultant Surgeon

Newcastle University Centre for Cancer

Rachel Sutherland, Research Technician
Dr Gerald Hysenaj, Research Manager
Dr Allan Brown, CEO

GlycoScoreDx Ltd

Dr Will Jones, Dr Joy Allen, Dr Clare Lendrem, Senior Methodologist
Dr Kile Green, Dr Chiko Mutepfa, Cameron Williams, Clinical Test Evaluation Methodologist’s
Kasia Kurowska and Ben Porter (Maternity Cover), Patient and Public Involvement and Engagement Manager
Dr Rachel Dickinson, Research and Development Study Manager
Anna Halstead, Research Project Manager
Dr Sam Urwin and Dr Tim Hicks, Clinical Scientists

NIHR Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostics Cooperative

Amanda Winter, Diagnostic Evaluation Healthcare Scientist

Innovation Lab - Integrated Covid Hub North East

Newcastle In Vitro Diagnostics Cooperative Insight Panel 

Overview

The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a significant transformation in practices over recent months.

This award will recognise individuals or teams that have found new ways to deliver consistently safe care despite the challenges of COVID-19, or who were driving significant improvements pre-pandemic. We are also interested in the dissemination of your success in terms of how your work has been adopted elsewhere.


2021 Winner


Digitally Enhanced Cardiac Rehabilitation During COVID-19

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Redesigned service providing virtual consultations and monitoring through the pandemic to support patients.

The Innovators…

Simone Rowlands, Cardiology Nurse Practitioner - Cardiac Rehab Lead

South Tyneside Cardiac Rehabilitation Team

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

South Tyneside CCG

Jane Stokes, Rehabilitation, and engagement Lead, MYMhealth


Finalists


The Care Home Education Support Service (CHESS)

North Cumbria, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Redesign of the service to respond to the impact of COVID restrictions on people living with dementia, to support the patient and their families.

The Innovators…

David Storm, Associate Director
Josie Harbison, Clinical  Manager
Morag Ritchie, Senior Clinical Psychologist


Dose Adjustment for Normal Eating (DAFNE)

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Online education programme for adults living with type 1 diabetes.

The Innovators…

Gillian Thompson, National Director - DAFNE Programme
Sally Woolgar, National DAFNE Training Development Lead
Liesl Richardson, National DAFNE Trainer
Becky Hedgcock, National DAFNE Operations Manager
Alex Wilson, Sam Alder, Paula Longstaff, Carolyn Butler, Central DAFNE Administrators

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Jackie Elliott, Chair of the DAFNE Executive Board

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Grab Boxes of Medication for End of Life Care

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Boxes containing a stock of frequently used medication for symptom management, which can be accessed by community nursing staff in order to administer medication to patients at home.

The Innovators…

Emma McDougall, Integrated Palliative Care Pharmacist
Dr Deepta Churm, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Inga Andrew, Senior Clinical Pharmacist
Jacqui Ballantyne, Lead Clinical Pharmacist
Lesley Barnfather, Dispensary and Ward Service Specialist Pharmacy Technician

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Macmillan Cancer Support

Overview

This award recognises innovators or organisations who have gone above and beyond in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Celebrating those who have truly nurtured an innovation adoption culture where good ideas are quickly identified and spread within and beyond the boundaries of the organisation.


2021 Winner


Dr Mani Santhana Krishnan, Consultant Psychiatrist, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

A true innovator in mental health care, developing solutions to improve patientcare and experience, putting patients at the forefront when making decisions.


Finalists


Dawn Lockey, Limb Reconstruction Physiotherapist, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust.

Dawn always displays passion, enthusiasm and strive to improve the treatment of her patients.

Lisa Kennedy, Clinical Lead (Auditory Implants) & Co-ordinator NERCIP, South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lisa led the adoption a new patient–centred approach to help cochlear implant users manage their own care programme at home through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Overview

This category recognises initiatives that have used technology and digital systems in a truly innovative and patient-focused way to improve healthcare provision.

Entrants must be able to demonstrate the benefits of their initiatives in terms of improved health outcomes, patient experience or service effectiveness.

Examples may include: Introducing technology to capture data that is accessible to all professionals and services involved in individual patients’ care; Using existing technology in new ways to increase its benefits; and Developing new ways of capturing data on patient outcomes or service effectiveness. Whilst innovation is undoubtedly important its value is strengthened by its ultimate adoption.


2021 Winner


Deterioration ALERT

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

An automated alert to improve patient safety by reducing delays in escalating and reviewing deteriorating patients.

The Innovators…

Dr Phil Laws, Consultant Anaesthetist
Melissa Burnside, Deterioration/Sepsis Nurses Specialist
Stephen Smith, Clinical Applications Architect
Alan Gregory, Software Developer
Craig Wilson, EPR DevOps Manager
Michael Marley, Senior Project Manager
Michael Airey, IT Test Manager
Daniel Pace, Senior IT Training Officer

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Finalists


Digital Joint School

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Development of a ‘Digital Joint School’ within an elective orthopaedic surgery pathway.

The Innovators…

Paul Baker, Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon
Natalie Clark, Clinical Trials Assistant, Department of Research and Development

South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Allan and Susan Binks, Chief Executives

SHI Global Ltd


HEadache Interactive DIary App (HEIDI)

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

The headache diary app (HEIDI) allows patients to enter the number of migraine and headache days, headache severity, analgesia use, functional impact and hospital or GP visits per month which allows assessment of headache conditions and treatments.

The Innovators…

Dr Gina Kennedy, Neurology Consultant

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Mr Sheridan Lloyd

DoctorsFriend Ltd

Sponsored by Allergan Pharmaceutical Company (now known as AbbVie)


Pall Call

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Ensuring equity of access to palliative care support with a new innovative 24/7 telemedicine service.

The Innovators…

Dr Donna Wakefield, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
John Sheridan, previous Team Lead Specialist Palliative Care Team
Bob Warnock, Senior Clinical Professional
Caroline Rocks, Operational Matron, Specialist Palliative Care Team
Mel Cambage, Head of Nursing
Jill Foreman, Head of Specialist Services
Lynn Morgan, SCM
Angela Grady, iSPA Team
Ben Ryan, SystemOne Consultant
Angela McMurray, SPA Manager

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Sponsored by Health Education England North East (HEENE)

Overview

The category is open to individuals, teams or organisations that provide innovative teaching and learning methods, including development of devices, platforms, solutions and initiatives that raise education quality and make it accessible for relevant groups.


2021 Winner


GOTT: Gabapentinoid and Opioid Toolbox

Durham University

A Ten Footsteps training programme for pain self-management.

The Innovators…

Dr Frances Cole, Clinical Lead of Live Well with Pain Web Resources, GP (retired) & Pain Rehabilitation Specialist
Paul Chazot, Associate Professor of Pharmacology, Director, Pain Challenge Academy, WRIHW
Lucy Johnson, PhD Student, Department of Anthropology,
Kate Hampshire, Professor of Medical Anthropology

Durham University

Louise Trewern, Lived Experience of Pain, Team Leader, Footsteps Festival 2021, Patient Voice of British Pain Society
Dr Becky Kinchin, Lead GP for GOTT Project
Andrea Francis, Practice Manager
Clifton Court Medical Practice  


Finalists


Young@Heart

Newcastle University

The student-led hypertension clinic offers trainees the opportunity to rehearse, practice and progress their professional identities and competencies in such a way that minimises risk to patients, yet affords the benefits of direct supervision and observation, and instant feedback.

The Innovators…

Dr Hamde Nazar, Director of Education, School of Pharmacy
Dr Adam P Rathbone, Lecturer in Clinical and Social Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy
Dr Charlotte L Richardson, Lecturer in Pharmacy Practice and Work based Learning, School of Pharmacy
Professor Andy Husband, Professor of Clinical Pharmacy, School of Pharmacy

Newcastle University

Andre Yeung, Specialist Pharmacy Advisor - Public Health
Lynne Livsey, Community Wellbeing Officer, Adult Social Care and Integrated Services (role at the time of the project)
Karen Inglis, Community Wellbeing Lead, Adult Social Care and Integrated Services

Newcastle City Council


Virtual Work Experience in Healthcare

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Virtual work experience is co-produced with young people, allowing them to gain an important insight the NHS.

The Innovators…

Emma Lim, Consultant Paediatrician
Joanne Ball, Great North Youth Collective Engagement Coordinator
Neil Davidson, Consultant Peadiatrician
Marieke Emonts, Consultant Paediatric infectious Disease Consultant
Eve Roberts, Research Doctor

Great North Children’s Hospital

Young Person’s Advisory Group North East

The work received funding from PERFORM and DIAMONDS studies through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement Nos 668303 and 848196

Overview

For patient safety, the products and services considered in this category will have demonstrable and positive consequences.

Though not necessarily supported by evidence from the field the potential for reductions in harm, changes in process or treatment resulting in better safer care must be intrinsic to the design and application of the innovation. This can be anything from the development of a technology, system or process, training programme or patient led initiative.

For quality improvement, this award aims to provide recognition for innovations that lead to quality improvement, which could include, but are not limited to, patient safety, clinical outcomes, patient experience and / or safety culture.


2021 Winner


Online Patient Consultations

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust

Online consultations have proven to be extremely beneficial during Covid-19. As staff and patients were unable to meet in person online consultations have allowed patients to replicate face to face consultations from the comfort of their own home or workplace.

The Innovators…

Nicola Orkney, Digital Project Manager
Stuart Little, Digital Project Lead


Finalists


Remote Autism Assessments

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust

Assessments to ensure the continuation of Autism Assessments when face to face contact with patients is compromised.

The Innovators…

Dr Courtnie Beesley-Gibson, Specialist Clinical Psychologist
Sarah Watson, Autism Coordinator

Neurodevelopmental Assessment Service

Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust


Deterioration ALERT

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

An automated alert to improve patient safety by reducing delays in escalating and reviewing deteriorating patients.

The Innovators…

Dr Phil Laws, Consultant Anaesthetist
Melissa Burnside, Deterioration/Sepsis Nurses Specialist
Stephen Smith, Clinical Applications Architect
Alan Gregory, Software Developer
Craig Wilson, EPR DevOps Manager
Michael Marley, Senior Project Manager
Michael Airey, IT Test Manager
Daniel Pace, Senior IT Training Officer

The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Multidisciplinary Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

The Acute Frailty Team is a multidisciplinary team, consisting of senior medical staff and geriatricians, advanced nurse practitioners, advanced occupational therapists, advanced physiotherapists, and therapy/health care assistants, working collaboratively to prioritise and initiate comprehensive geriatric assessments.

The Innovators…

Dr Ewan Tevendale, Consultant Geriatrician and Clinical Lead for Elderly Care
Dr Jamie Robert Thompson, IMT3
Dr Vladimir Gusev, Associate Specialist
Dr Helen White, Dr Emily Oughton, Consultant Geriatrician's
Dr Kate Oxley, GP with special interest in Geriatrics
Joanna Donnelly, Philippa Ellison-Rothwell, Lauren Goodchild, Lisa Stoker, Advanced Occupational Therapists
Kelly Gallagher, Emma Lewis, Niki Wardman, Amanda Winter, Advanced Nurse Practitioners
Trudy Johnson, Advanced Podiatrist
Amy Record, Tina Wiffen, Advanced Physiotherapists
Elaine Robinson, Leigh Trembath, Acute Frailty Team Assistants
Anisa Mehrban, Rotational Band 5 Occupational Therapist
Anya Bostock-Smith, Professional Lead Occupational Therapy
Lisa Cole, Deputy Associate Director of Operations
Nicola Emery, Professional Lead Physiotherapy
Louise Nelson, Associate Director of Therapies
Victoria Pye, Matron of Elderly Care
Julie Southern, Service Manager for Elderly Care
Jenny Steel, Medical Director for Community Services

County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust

Debbie Fox, Social Prescriber, Pioneering Care Partnership – PCP

Overview

This category is open to any sector which can demonstrate completed projects or ideas that promotes and supports citizen physical and / or mental health through urban design and built environment interventions.


Winner 2021


The Bank Chopwell

Chopwell Regeneration CIO

Opening of an Enterprise and Welfare Centre in Chopwell, addressing the immediate food poverty issues through a community cafe. The centre will also provide jobs, apprenticeships and employability skills learning opportunities.

The Innovators…

Chopwell Regeneration CIO

Andy Haddon, David Wright, Big River Bakery
Kay Wightman, Accounting for Good


Finalists


Dementia Village

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

The creation of a safe space for dementia patients to socially interact and feel stimulated away from their bed setting.

The Innovator…

Emma Ward-Covell, Implementation Lead, Digital Programme

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Sponsored by NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria

Overview

This category is open to organisations in the North East and North Cumbria and is sponsored by NIHR Clinical Research Network North East and North Cumbria.

This award will be presented to the research team of an NIHR Portfolio study that has demonstrated innovation in the way a study has been delivered during the pandemic across the North East and North Cumbria.  Examples could include, innovative staffing models, adapting processes, or delivering a service in a different way e.g., virtual, or home-based.


Winner 2021


RELIEVE-IBSD Virtual Trial

NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre: Newcastle

A trial of a new treatment for patients with irritable bowel syndrome and diarrhoea (IBS-D).

The Innovators…

Professor Yan Yiannakou, Clinical Director
Angela Birt, Business Manager
Dr Elizabeth Little, Dr Angela McHenry, Dr Rebecca Coles, Physician’s
Cho Ee Ng, Research Fellow
Hazel Forysth, Senior Research Sister
Gez Richell, Louise Quinn, Senior Research Nurses
Claire Jenkins, Research Nurse
Courtney Hankins, Jodi Fitzsimmons-Mccoy, Clinical Trials Associates
Donna Robson, Clinical Trials Coordinator
Georgia Williams, Lesley Scrimshaw, Study Support Assistants
Sarah Scott, Data Manager
Sandra Mawdesley, Business Intelligence Manager
Joanne Dolezal, Communication Manager

NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre Newcastle

Lesley McShane, Information Manager
Trevor Liddle, Information Specialist

Clinical Research Informatics, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

In collaboration with Enteromed


Finalists


PRINCIPLE COVID-19 Trial

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust

Trial looking for medicines that can help people with COVID-19 symptoms get better quickly and stop them needing to go to hospital.

The Innovators…

Dr Stacey Fisher, Research GP
Prof Leon Jonker, Science and Innovation Lead
Nicci Kelsall, Charlotte Halliday, Laura Singleton, Research Practitioner's

North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust


Adapting Colorectal Cancer Research to the COVID - 19 Pandemic

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

An innovative research partnership led by the Newcastle University and South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust. building the world's largest experimental platform developing and delivering bowel cancer research.


The Innovators…

Professor Colin Rees, Consultant Gastroenterologist, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust and Professor of Gastroenterology, Newcastle University

Claire Livingstone, Head of Research
Dr James Hampton, Research Fellow
Ingrid Emmerson, COLOSPEED Lead Nurse
Amy Burns, Research Project Manager
Peter Murphy, Research Nurse
Dr Laura Neilson, Consultant Gastroenterologist

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Professor Linda Sharp, Professor of Cancer Epidemiology, Newcastle University

A collaboration between the Academic Health Science Network North East and North Cumbria and Yorkshire & Humber AHSN

Sponsored by NHS North East and Yorkshire

Overview

Identifying improvements and innovations to support the health and wellbeing of our workforce, to ensure that services are constantly improved, and positive innovations are retained in the longer term.

We are particularly keen to hear from NHS and Social Care Organisations, including the voluntary sector, across the North East, North Cumbria and Yorkshire and Humber.


Winner 2021


Creative Writing for Wellbeing Workshops

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

A unique & innovative collaboration between an acute NHS hospital trust and the Open University. Participants were provided with a safe space, enabling facilitated expression, self-reflection and guided through blended creative and expressive exercises.

The Innovators…

Dr Donna Wakefield, Consultant in Palliative Medicine
Mel McEvoy, Nurse Consultant Palliative Care

North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

Siobhan Campbell, Senior Lecturer in Creative Writing
Sally Blackburn-Daniels, Research Assistant

The Open University


Finalists


Resilience Hub

Humber Coast & Vale Health Care Partnership, ICS, Humber Coast & Vale (HCV) Resilience Hub. 

The resilience Hub has been established in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, to support health and care staff across the Humber, Coast and Vale area who are struggling with the impact of COVID-19. 

The Innovators…

Holly Walker, Service Manager
Dr Jo Jordan, Clinical Lead
Lynnette Robinson, Mental Health Programme Lead     

Humber, Coast & Vale Health Care Partnership - Integrated Care System

The Hub is an innovative & unique partnership approach supported by the Humber, Coast and Vale Health and Care Partnership – integrated care system.  All the mental health providers across the Humber, Coast and Vale area are involved in this collaboration.  Namely, Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust, NAVIGO CIC, City Health Care Partnership CIC, Humber NHS Teaching Foundation Trust and Rotherham, Doncaster, and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust.


Emergency Department Wellbeing Group

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Established with the primary aim to provide support to all our Emergency Department staff, the group is made up of both our clinical and non-clinical staff, who invest their own time for the benefit of staff.

The Innovators…

Michael Clasper, Staff Nurse
Rachel Heeley, Modern Matron
Claire Lee, Clinical Support Worker
Lynn Avis, Nurse Practitioner
Rachel Joseph, Lisa Dandie, Sisters
Angela Dixon, Nichola Thompson, Staff Nurses
Jacqueline Gregson, Consultant
Jodie Dent, Haidee Atienza, Natasha Patterson, Healthcare Assistants

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust


ReCoCo Front Line Staff Wellbeing Respite

ReCoCo

Providing peer to peer support between colleagues / comrades who have shared similar journeys and to learn skills to recognise, manage and release emotions.

The Innovators…

Angela Glascott and Alisdair Cameron, Co-Director's
Sue Barrow, Sandra Hutton, Consultants
Dene Gibson, Jaz Asquith, Danielle Smith

ReCoCo

Michelle Glascott, Nurse Consultant, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NFS Foundation Trust
Megan Shaftoe, Peer Supporter, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NFS Foundation Trust / ReCoCo
Jonny Blythe, Engagement Coordinator, Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne & Wear NFS Foundation Trust / ReCoCo
Carrie Rosenthal, Angelou Centre
Kate Reilly, Clinical Psychologist, The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Annessa Rebair, Senior Lecturer (MH Nursing) RCN Council
Mick Hill, Associate Professor (Evaluation Lead)

Northumbria University

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