Shortlist for Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS

The finalists for the Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS category at the HSJ Partnership Awards have been announced today ahead of a prestigious black-tie dinner awards ceremony at Park Plaza, Westminster Bridge on 20 March 2019. At the inaugural awards in 2018 Merck, Sharp and Dohme collected the award in recognition for their role in the NHS England Test Bed programme.

The team of judges were impressed with the calibre of all the entries and their commitment to work with the NHS to deliver value for money and improved patient care through sector leading innovation and exceptional service. Shortlisted applicants across each of the categories demonstrated that their projects have made a tangible difference to the NHS by, for example, improving services, facilities or quality of life for patients, or working more efficiently to save money.

The shortlisted entrants for the Best Pharmaceutical Partnership with the NHS category are;

  • Baxter Healthcare and Wessex Cancer Alliance
  • Bayer, Oxford AHSN and Buckinghamshire CCG
  • Bayer and Manchester University FT
  • Coloplast
  • Gilead, CGL and the NHS
  • Health Innovation Manchester and ABPI
  • LEO Pharma and ABMU Health Board
  • Lilly and City Hospitals Sunderland
  • MSD UK and Suffolk Primary Care
  • Novartis and Chelsea and Westminster Hospital FT
  • Novartis Oncology and the NHS
  • Novartis Oncology and University College London Hospital

HSJ editor Alastair McLellan said: “Congratulations to all of the shortlisted organisations and I look forward to celebrating your success at the prestigious black-tie awards dinner in March.

“The HSJ Partnership Awards highlight the invaluable work performed by the organisations that work alongside the NHS to deliver first class patient care, shining a spotlight on their efforts which are often unseen but are essential. Each of the shortlisted organisations is delivering tangible benefits to NHS patients, clinicians and the facilities they use, making a real difference in these challenging economic times.”

For a list of all shortlisted applicants across all categories, please visit: http://bit.ly/2DjUTpe

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