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2023 RESULTS - LONG-LIST, FINALISTS, WINNERS

Winners

  • Wrightington Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS FTPaediatric Hip Arthroplasty Service. Download project poster 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FTRoyal Orthopaedic Hospital/ University Hospitals Birmingham Mutual Aid Collaboration. Download project poster 
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub. Download project poster
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre – SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub. Download project poster 
  • Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance Trauma and orthopaedic care pathway optimisation using a digital platform. Download project poster 
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Developing Personalised Follow-up in the Sarcoma Pathway at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Download project poster 
  • British Hip Society (comprising members from a variety of NOA organisations) Improving Culture and Diversity at the British Hip Society. Download project poster 

Finalists

  • Wrightington Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS FT – Paediatric Hip Arthroplasty Service. Download project poster
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Royal Orthopaedic Hospital/ University Hospitals Birmingham Mutual Aid Collaboration. Download project poster
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre   SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub. Download project poster
  • St George’s University Hospitals NHS FT   The Sustainable Hand Hub. Download project poster.
  • Manchester University NHS FT   A step towards decarbonisation and sustainability by reducing implant wastage in Orthopaedic trauma surgeries. Download project poster
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust   RNOH x London Community Kitchen – a zero waste partnership. Download project poster
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT –  MoD osseointegration surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. Download project poster 
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre –  SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub. Download project poster 
  • Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance Trauma and orthopaedic care pathway optimisation using a digital platform. Download project poster 
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust   Developing Personalised Follow-up in the Sarcoma Pathway at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital. Download project poster
  • Royal Victoria Hospital, Belfast HSC Trust  Reducing Fasting Times with SipTilSend (‘Don’t Eat, but Drink (clear fluids) and be Merry’). Download project poster
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre – Supporting The Patient Pathway through Pre-operative Education. Download project poster 
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital EDI Strategy Programme. Download project poster 
  • British Hip Society (comprising members from a variety of NOA organisations) – Improving Culture and Diversity at the British Hip Society. Download project poster 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Wellbeing and inclusion initiatives at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital. Download project poster 

The Long-list

  • Birmingham and Solihull ICS / Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT  Equity of approach, best practice pathways and a decision making support tool all where we need it – from first point of contact in primary care
  • Wrightington Wigan and Leigh Teaching Hospitals NHS FT – Paediatric Hip Arthroplasty Service
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT –  Royal Orthopaedic Hospital/ University Hospital Birmingham Mutual Aid Collaboration 
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust –  Delivering Multimodal Prehabilitation to Reduce the Risk of Deconditioning in Patients Listed for Total Knee Replacement Surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Study 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – MoD osseointegration surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital 
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre   SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub.
  • Belfast HSC Trust – Regional Orthopaedic Service – About to cross an orthopaedic rubicon – recovering, rebuilding and redesigning orthopaedics in the regional orthopaedic centre. 
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT  Pectus Brace
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust and Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust –Implementation and evaluation of an elective COVID recovery plan for spinal orthopaedic patients in North Central London
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT   Environmental Impact & Sustainability of Total Hip & Knee Arthroplasty
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT  ROH Sustainable Waste Management Activities
  • St George’s University Hospitals NHS FT   The Sustainable Hand Hub
  • Manchester University NHS FT   A step towards decarbonisation and sustainability by reducing implant wastage in Orthopaedic trauma surgeries
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust   RNOH x London Community Kitchen – a zero waste partnership
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT  PACT
  • Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust  Managing increasing numbers of Achilles tendon injuries through standardised early diagnostic and management pathway
  • Birmingham and Solihull ICS / Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT  Equity of approach, best practice pathways and a decision making support tool all where we need it – from first point of contact in primary care
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT  Patient Reporting Outcomes and national joint Registry Success
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS FT   Evelina London Children’s Hospital   Evelina/GSTT Transitional Complex Knee Service
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust    Delivering Multimodal Prehabilitation to Reduce the Risk of Deconditioning in Patients Listed for Total Knee Replacement Surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Study 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT   MoD osseointegration surgery at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT   Coffee catch-up initiative as part of the JointCare programme at ROH 
  • Oxford University Hospitals NHS FT – Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre   Preoperative Assessment Clinic Triage
  • Manchester University NHS FT    A step towards decarbonisation and sustainability by reducing implant wastage in Orthopaedic trauma surgeries
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre –  SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub
  • Belfast HSC Trust  –  Standing on the Shoulders of Giants – Introduction of Mixed Reality & Virtual Reality Shoulder Arthroplasty use in a Regional Orthopaedic Centre
  • Croydon University Hospital/South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre  – Trauma Efficiency Protocol – Implementation of an innovative trauma protocol to streamline processes, increase efficiency and enhance patient outcomes
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust & Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust  Implementation and evaluation of an elective COVID recovery plan for spinal orthopaedic patients in North Central London
  • Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance – Trauma and orthopaedic care pathway optimisation using a digital platform
  • Epsom and St. Helier University Trusts – Managing increasing numbers of Achilles tendon injuries through standardised early diagnostic and management pathway
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust – The Adventures of Charlie Bear Comic Book – Reducing fear and anxiety in children and young people coming to Hospital
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust – Optimising an Occupational Therapy Led Pre-Operative Assessment Pathway in Elective Adult Orthopaedics
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust –  Developing Personalised Follow-up in the Sarcoma Pathway at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital
  • Belfast HSC Trust – Royal Victoria Hospital – Reducing Fasting Times with SipTilSend (‘Don’t Eat, but Drink (clear fluids) and be Merry’)
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust  – Waiting Well Project
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Patient Reporting Outcomes and national joint Registry Success
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust  – Telemedicine in limb reconstruction: reducing length of stay with remote support
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust  –The Re-integration Wing 
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Royal Orthopaedic Hospital/ University Hospital Birmingham Mutual Aid Collaboration 
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre – Supporting The Patient Pathway through Pre-operative Education 
  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Trust – Delivering Multimodal Prehabilitation to Reduce the Risk of Deconditioning in Patients Listed for Total Knee Replacement Surgery during the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Pilot Study
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Teaching Hospitals NHS FT – Fracture Clinic Transformation
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Coffee catch-up initiative as part of the JointCare programme at ROH 
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre – Patient safety in elective recovery: Post-Operative Physiotherapy and Discharge Review Service
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Teaching Hospitals NHS FT – Patient Access Programme
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust  – An Improvement Approach to Length of Stay Reductions in Elective Primary Hip Arthroplasty
  • South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre – SWLEOC and GIRFT Elective Hub Toolkit – A guide for setting up an efficient elective surgical hub.
  • St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust  – St George’s One Stop Clinic for Urgent Periprosthetic Joint Infections
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust – Foot and ankle patient post operative protocol
  • Croydon University Hospital/South West London Elective Orthopaedic Centre  – Trauma Efficiency Protocol – Implementation of an innovative trauma protocol to streamline processes, increase efficiency and enhance patient outcomes.
  • Greater Manchester Orthopaedic Alliance – Trauma and orthopaedic care pathway optimisation using a digital platform
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Cost of Living Initiative
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Support Worker Induction & Care Certificate Programme
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Financial wellbeing initiatives
  • Belfast HSC Trust – Elective Orthopaedic Rebuild
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Time to Care
  • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Teaching Hospital – Digital Therapy Recruitment
  • Robert Jones and Agnes Hunt Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Supporting Patients with Digital Healthcare 
  • British Orthopaedic Association (BOA)  – British Orthopaedic Association Culture, Diversity and Inclusion Initiative
  • Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust – Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital EDI Strategy Programme
  • British Hip Society (comprising members from a variety of NOA organisations) – Improving Culture and Diversity at the British Hip Society
  • Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS FT – Wellbeing and inclusion initiatives at the Royal Orthopaedic Hospital

Winners

Winners will be announced at an award ceremony in Birmingham on 19 October.

A reminder of prizes

  •  Finalists receive 3 complimentary seats for colleagues at the awards ceremony including drinks reception, 3 course dinner, DJ and dancing plus the opportunity for other colleagues to purchase seats at a reduced cost to join the celebrations and support their Finalists.
  • Winning entries will receive a trophy, certificate and bottle of bubbly.
  • All Finalists receive framed certificates and their foam board.

The awards are sponsored by myrecovery.ai and Edge Health. For details of sponsorship opportunities click here. If you have any questions contact the NOA team at info.noa@nhs.net