Chairman’s Awards

Chairman’s Awards – Winners Announced!

The Belfast Trust Chairman’s Awards celebrate innovation and service development by recognising ground-breaking health and social care projects that are taking place in the Trust.

At a recent ceremony representatives of the sixteen shortlisted entries in the Chairman’s Awards joined together to hear the winners announced.

Chairman, Peter McNaney, CBE presented the winners in each category with a silver perpetual trophy, certificate and a cheque for £10,000 to reinvest in their services. Second and third placed projects in each category received a cheque for £3,000 and £2,000 respectively, to reinvest in their service.

The five winning projects, were selected for their ability to bring real benefits to patients and clients who use our services. With more than 90 entries in total, the Awards show our commitment to improving health and wellbeing for everyone and by working in partnership with others, to deliver high quality care.

This is also an opportunity to recognise that Belfast Trust staff are of the highest calibre and display dedication, quality and enthusiasm as they continuously make a contribution over and above their contracted obligations.

98 entries were received in the five categories which reflect the Trust’s five corporate objectives.

The five category winners were:

The full list of winners in each of the five categories is:


1st Place   - Management of Buckle Fractures of the Wrist with Removable Splints in Children
2nd Place  - CPOS Goes Paperless – A First for the UK
3rd Place  - Birth Choices Clinic


1st Place  - Early Intervention Support Team
2nd Place - Lantern Light Intergenerational Project
3rd Place  - Primary Care Talking / Therapies Consortium West Belfast   

Continuous Improvement:

1st Place - Clearing Serious Infection in Neonatal Intensive Care
2nd Place - Saving Sight for a Brighter Future – Modernisation of the Belfast Glaucoma Service
3rd Place - Guys and Dolls take Centre Stage
3rd Place - Belfast and Beyond

Safety & Excellence:

1st Place - STOP ALL Pressure Ulcers
2nd Place - A Spoonful of Sugar Helps the Medicine Go Down
3rd Place - A Special Way to Meet NPSA

Our People:

1st Place - Leading the Challenge of Infection Protection in the Belfast Trust
2nd Place - ‘Coaching’ – Inspiring Success
3rd Place - Oncology and Palliative Care, Clinical Exchange Programme

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