WINNER: Boston Lodge Community Youth Project


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

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.