We're proud to reveal the winners of the Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards, announced in last night’s (30 March) virtual ceremony, hosted by TV personality Des Coleman.
Since its launch in 2015, the programme has been celebrating individuals and organisations that are revolutionising healthcare across the West Midlands with new ideas, technologies, and initiatives.
This year, winners have been selected for their continuous work in implementing positive changes to patient care and the region’s healthcare economy; in spite of the challenges brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic.
The winners for each category are:
‘Above and Beyond’ Adoption of Innovation Award
Cardiovascular Disease Prevention and Management Innovation Award
Driving Digital Transformation Innovation Award
Medicines Optimisation and Management Innovation Award
Mental Health Resilience Innovation Award
Meridian Innovation and Improvement Champion Award
MidTECH Award for Best NHS-Developed Medical Technology Innovation
Patient Safety and Improvement Award
Workforce Innovation Award
Meridian Award – Special Focus on COVID
Tammy Holmes, Head of Innovation Exchange at WMAHSN, said: “We’d like to congratulate all of the winners at this year’s Meridian Celebration of Innovation Awards. We received many fantastic entries and are truly humbled by the work that has been taking place within the region, in what has been an incredibly challenging year.
“The awards ceremony may have been virtual, but we still had a fantastic evening celebrating the successes of those seeking to address challenges and offer tangible improvements to our industry and patient care. I would like to extend a big thank you to the many incredible innovators entering this year’s Awards and to all those who tuned in to celebrate with us.”
Anyone who didn’t have chance to view the awards ceremony on the night can catch up online here: https://www.meridianawards.co.uk/
Meridian Innovation Exchange is a platform open to any individuals or organisations to find healthcare innovations, share ideas, build groups, and grow networks to collaborate and improve healthcare provision across the West Midlands.
The platform helps users showcase their ideas, spread good practice, and bring about change with collaborators from across sectors.
For more information and to register for free, visit https://meridian.wmahsn.org