Lancaster and Morecambe health providers make shortlist for top regional awards

Lancaster and Morecambe nominees are among those to have made the shortlist for the North West Coast Research and Innovation Awards 2022.

By Gayle Rouncivell
Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 3:56 pm
Updated Tuesday, 10th May 2022, 3:58 pm

38 people and organisations behind innovative research initiatives across the north west coast have been shortlisted in the awards.

Returning after an absence of two years, the prestigious awards mark a variety of work being undertaken in health and care across the region as well as demonstrating the impact clinical research, applied research and innovation has on patient and social care.

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted in the Research Delivery Team of the Year and Sustainability awards, while Lancaster Medical Practice has been shortlisted for the Research Delivery Team of the Year award, and Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust has been shortlisted for the Ruth Young Award for Research Implementation award.

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Roger Johnson.

The awards are hosted by the Innovation Agency, NIHR Clinical Research Network North West Coast, and Applied Research Collaboration North West Coast.

BBC North West Tonight presenter Roger Johnson will host the finals ceremony at Edge Hill University on June 23, with the event also to be streamed.

The shortlisted initiatives are:

Research Student of the Year

Wern Yew Ding, University of Liverpool

James Watson, University of Liverpool

Sarah Stanley, Liverpool John Moores University

Ruth Young Award for Research Implementation

Westminster Centre for Research in Veterans, University of Chester

Lancashire and South Cumbria NHS Foundation Trust

University of Central Lancashire and East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Outstanding Contribution to Patient and Public Involvement (PPI)

North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Salaso Health Solutions Ltd

Cheshire & Merseyside Specialist Perinatal Service, Cheshire & Merseyside Local Maternity System & Cheshire & Merseyside Maternal Mental Health Service

Research Delivery Team of the Year

Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Lancaster Medical Practice

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust Clinical Research

Research Collaboration of the Year

Warrington & Halton Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool Clinical Research Facility

Clinical Research Network North West Coast

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine plus partners

NIHR Patient Recruitment Centre

Primary Care and/or Community Research Site of the Year

Fylde Coast Clinical Research at Layton Medical Centre

St George's Medical Centre

Waterloo Medical Centre

Innovation in Patient Safety

University of Liverpool Drug Interactions Group

Primary Care Knowsley, Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital, Innovation Agency

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust Innovation

Innovation in Workforce Deployment

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Patchwork Health

Innovation Agency and partners

Culture for Innovation

Alder Hey Children's NHS Foundation Trust

The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Marie Curie Hospice Liverpool

Covid 19 Research and Innovation

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine plus partners

University of Liverpool Institute of Population Health and Liverpool City Region Civic Data Cooperative

Dr Clarissa Giebel, University of Liverpool

Tackling Health Inequalities

Edge Hill University, Tate Liverpool and Everton in the Community

Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust

FCMS (NW) Ltd

Sustainability

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Liverpool University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and the Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Primary Care Knowsley, Liverpool Heart & Chest Hospital and Innovation Agency