Staff Choice Awards:
Partnership Working Award
Partnership working has the potential to improve quality, resulting in truly joined up, patient-centred care. This award will recognise the individual or team that has demonstrated a commitment to partnership working and has delivered real improvements to the health and wellbeing of our service users.
Key points: The judging panel looked for all or some of the key points
highlighted in the Trust value most closely linked to this award and the specific criteria
attached to this award below.
Value: The Trust value most relevant to this award is Together:
This individual or team share their knowledge and learn from each other. They listen, keep people updated and seek, welcome and provide feedback.
- Has helped to develop the Trust’s reputation as a lead organisation in the local health economy through partnership working
- Has worked to develop the partnership between health, social care and the third sector, enhancing the quality of care of our service users in their use of our services
- Has improved the quality of care for our service users and offered the best service user and carer experience
- Has transformed services through co-production, involving service users and carers in the further development of our services
- Fosters a culture of knowledge and learning across organisations
Winner: Boston Lodge Community Youth Project
The Boston Lodge Community Youth Project has been a successful partnership between NSFT Youth Service, Ormiston Families and GYW MIND. The project has been a fantastic example of local organisations and clinicians working together to improve outcomes and opportunities for local young people. The ...Read more about Boston Lodge Community Youth Project
Finalist: Veterans’ Stabilisation Programme, Norfolk
The veteran’s stabilisation programme is a partnership between NSFT and The Walnut Tree Project (a community interest company which offers veterans a non-medical “front door” through which to access help). Dr Roger Kingerlee, an NSFT clinical psychologist and Luke Woodley, founder o...Read more about Veterans’ Stabilisation Programme, Norfolk
Finalist: Compass Outreach Team
The Compass Outreach Service developed in April 2015 as an innovative approach to the care of Looked After Children and those on the edge of care. At the heart of this approach is a fundamental commitment to partnership working, as from the beginning the service developed in collaboration with No...Read more about Compass Outreach Team
Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team
The team is a new service set up in April 2015 based in the custody suites at Wymondham and Aylsham. The purpose of the team is to engage, assess and signpost potential vulnerable adults and children that have been arrested and bought into custody. They have made excellent progress in building re...Read more about Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team
Psychiatric Liaison Team (East Suffolk)
The majority of the team are mental health nurses who are based in the Ipswich Hospital. Their aim is to provide a prompt psychosocial assessment and short intervention service for patients referred by the Emergency Department or the Ipswich Hospital inpatient wards. The team offer assessment and...Read more about Psychiatric Liaison Team (East Suffolk)
Since joining the Early Intervention Team, Leah has showed a great aptitude for partnership working. She shows a commitment to working alongside partnership agencies in order to get the best outcomes for the service users she supports.
Leah holds firm the beliefs of the Trust that partners...Read more about Leah Spry
Norfolk Constabulary Control Room Mental Health Team
This is a new team and a new adventure proposed following in-depth joint working with other agencies including ambulance, social services (SS), fire, acute general, police and CCGs, incorporating feedback from staff, service user and carers.
Utilising the skills of the team to inform the f...Read more about Norfolk Constabulary Control Room Mental Health Team
Psychiatric Liaison Team (West Suffolk)
The West Suffolk Psychiatric Liaison Team has been a truly collaborative development.
Over the past 3 years it has grown from strength to strength, very much driven by the West Suffolk CCG, designed in conjunction with NSFT and the West Suffolk Hospital Foundation Trust, to meet the ever i...Read more about Psychiatric Liaison Team (West Suffolk)
Elizabeth Eales – Mental Health Practitioner | AFI (Assessment & Focused Intervention) team
Elizabeth is compassionate and empathic to her team members and the patients in her care. She prides herself on being there to support others.
Psychiatric Liaison Team | West Suffolk
The team are extremely self motivated, described often as a ‘can do service’. Within the West Suffolk Hospital the average length of stay of those service users with a known mental health diagnosis reduced by 31.1%.
Roger Kingerlee – NSFT Clinical Psychologist & Luke Woodley – founder of the Walnut Tree Project
It has only been through listening respectfully to the views of other organisations working with veterans that a mutual understanding has been reached as to what could be possible.
Psychiatric Liaison Team | East Suffolk
The excellent training that the staff of Ipswich Hospital receive from the team and the care that they deliver has a positive effect on those patients who the psychiatric liaison team never see.
Criminal Justice Liaison & Diversion Team, Central | Meadowlands, Norwich
The team has worked well to set up pathways into treatment for people who have previously not accessed services and re-engaging people who have disengaged.
Boston Lodge Community Youth Project | Great Yarmouth & Waveney Youth Services
The project has focused on a community approach to support our young people to realise their potential.
Leah Spry – Clinical Nurse Specialist | Central Norfolk Early Intervention Team
Leah is motivated to ensure that our service users receive the best care they possibly can and that their recovery journey and ultimate goals are met.
Great Yarmouth & Waveney Recovery College
The energy and commitment of the Recovery College team is truly remarkable and invaluable.
Charlie Loades and the Section 136 Team| Rollesby Ward, Hellesdon Hospital
Following the success of the Enhanced Section 136 pilot for Central Norfolk at Hellesdon Hospital in October 2012, this project was launched fully in December 2015 under the umbrella of Rollesby Ward, providing a dedicated 136 staff team and specially adapted 136 suite.
Compass Outreach Team | Octagon Business Park, Norwich
A key principal of the Compass Outreach Service is its focus on genuine authentic relationships as being the foundation for effective clinical practice.
Norfolk Constabulary Control Room Mental Health Team
The team has embraced the Trust’s values, working collaboratively with others, taking pride in their work and achievements and supporting others.