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Shortlists announced for Lean Healthcare Awards

20th October 2013

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The North East Transformation System is again sponsoring the national Lean Healthcare Awards.  The North East NHS is again very well represented making up almost a third of all applications.  This year, we have twelve of our applications making the shortlist across six categories.  Best of luck to all with your upcoming interviews – we hope to see as many of you as possible in the final!

Shortlisted organisations from the North East NHS are:

Embracing Technology
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Introduction of a new, advanced radiotherapy technique for prostate cancer

Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust – Mobile Digital Dictation Pilot

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust – Quality Time – Implementing the Electronic Diary

South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust – Electronic Referral and Caseload Scheduling for District Nursing

Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust – Streamlining Clinical Staffing to Achieve Financial Efficiencies within a Foundation Hospital Environment through the Use of a Computerised Time and Attendance/eRostering System

Sustained Improvement
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Creating the perfect continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) patient pathway

Improving Services through Training & Development
South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Discharge Improvement Workshops

Sharing Best Practice Award Category
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust – Working together to bring out the best Jubilee Day Unit (jdu) and procedure investigation unit (PIU)

North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group – Lean Training in GP Practices

South Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group – NHS South Tyneside CCG Quality and Demand Management project

Lean Champion of the Year 2014
North Tyneside Clinical Commissioning Group

Best Impact on Patient Experience
Gateshead Health NHS Foundation Trust – Gynaelogical Oncology Enhanced Recovery Programme ‘To Site or not to Site?’