Thank you for the inspiration – winners and runners-up at the KSS Leadership and Innovation Awards 2017

 
Celebrating success in health and social care took centre stage at the KSS Leadership and Innovation Awards 2017 yesterday (1 March 2017) at the Amex Community Stadium in Brighton.
 
The awards are a chance to recognise and thank all health and social care staff who go the extra mile for patients, carers, communities and colleagues. 
 
They showcase the work of individuals and teams who are leading the way to better health, better care and better value across Kent, Surrey and Sussex.
 
Guy Boersma, Managing Director, Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network (KSS AHSN), said:
“Thank you to everyone who was part of the KSS Leadership and Innovation Awards 2017 for the inspiration you bring to health and social care services.
 
“I’d like to congratulate all the winners and finalists on their success, not just at these awards but for they work they do every day for patients, carers and communities in our region.
 
“They provide us with inspiration to think differently, change what we do and continue to strive to have a greater impact for patients.”
 
The KSS Leadership and Innovation Awards 2017 are a partnership between:
• Kent Surrey Sussex Leadership Collaborative
• Managers in Partnership
• South East Clinical Strategic Networks, and
• Kent Surrey Sussex Academic Health Science Network.
 
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KSS AHSN award winners

Leading for Service Improvement and Innovation (joint award with Kent Surrey Sussex Leadership Collaborative)
Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust for its Care of the Elderly Department Leadership Team.
 
Enhancing Innovation through Collaboration
Virgin Care for A New Model for Pressure Damage Prevention.
 
Excellence in Quality and Safety
The Royal Alexandra Children's Hospital, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust, for Acute Paediatric Non-Invasive Ventilation.
 
Excellence in Out of Hospital Care
Medway NHS Foundation Trust for Proactive Assessment Clinic for Elderly (PACE): a community based initiative.
 
Lay Engagement (sponsored by NHS South East Clinical Networks)
NHS Eastbourne, Hailsham & Seaford CCG and NHS Hastings & Rother CCG for the East Sussex Better Together Public Reference Forum.
 
Congratulations to you all!
 
For more information contact:
Rick Fell, KSS AHSN press office on 07827 369797 or rickfell@nhs.net