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8 August 2022

ELFT Shortlisted as HSJ Trust of the Year 2022

ELFT has been shortlisted as Trust of the Year 2022 at the prestigious HSJ Awards.
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The national awards recognise outstanding contributions to healthcare.

More than 1,000 entries were submitted for the awards, with 219 projects and individuals making it to the final shortlist.

Judges have praised the high volume - and exceptional quality – of applications, once again reflecting the breadth of innovation and care within the UK’s healthcare networks.

Now in their 42nd year, the awards continue to provide an opportunity to shine a light on the outstanding efforts and achievements that individuals and teams across the sector deliver on a daily basis.

ELFT teams and partnership projects have also been shortlisted for the following HSJ Awards:

  • ELFT, Essex Partnership University FT and Sheffield Health and Social Care FT; Clinical Associate in Psychology (CAP) programme - Workforce Initiative of the Year and Provider Collaboration of the Year
  • Rough Sleepers Adult Mental Health Project (RAMHP) - Mental Health Innovation of the Year
  • NCEL CAMHS Collaborative – Provider Collaborative of the Year
  • ELFT, City and Hackney PBP, North East London ICB and The Advocacy Project; What Matters To Me: Using Personal Health Budgets for Mental Health Recovery – Innovation and Improvement in Reducing Healthcare Inequalities Award 
  • ELFT, City and Hackney PBP, North East London ICB, Homerton Healthcare FT, Alzheimer's Society, London Borough of Hackney and City of London Corporation; An Alliance Model of Dementia Care from diagnosis to end of life – Place-based Partnership Award 

“This is fantastic news and a compliment to every colleague across the Trust,” said Chief Executive Paul Calaminus.

“It is recognition for their dedication to providing the best possible patient-centred care and commitment to our mission improve the quality of life for all we serve.”

The awards ceremony will be held at the Battersea Evolution Centre in London on November 17.

“On behalf of all my colleagues, it gives me great pleasure to congratulate East London NHS Foundation Trust on being shortlisted,” said HSJ editor Alastair McLellan.

“All of the applications represent the ‘very best of the NHS’ and often leave our esteemed panel of judges with an impossible choice!”

The full HSJ Awards shortlist can be seen here.

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East London NHS Foundation Trust


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