Building Better Healthcare Awards – the winning line-up

More than 500 representatives from the NHS and healthcare industry come together in London to celebrate the best in British healthcare

The winners of the 18th annual BBH Awards were revealed yesterday at a prestigious event in London attended by 550 representatives from the NHS and healthcare industry. Organised by Building Better Healthcare, part of HPCi Media, the high profile occasion was hosted by stand-up comedian Hal Cruttenden.

The total number of entries in 2016 was 190, spread across 26 categories, including Building Design, Patient Experience, Estates and Facilities Management, Sustainability, Technology, and People. There were also three awards chosen by the judges from across categories: Clinician’s Choice, Patient’s Choice and Grand Prix Healthcare Building Design.

The winners were as follows:

PRODUCTS

Award for Best Communications or IT Product

  • Award for Best Evaluation or Monitoring Tool
    • Winner: Royal Blackburn Hospital for the Refer to Pharmacy project
    • Highly commended: Circle Health for Telederm
  • Award for Best Healthcare App
    • Winner: Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust for the AKI Care app
    • Highly commended: University of Liverpool for the HIV and Hepatitis Prescribing Support Tools
  • Award for Best Administration, Information or Data System
    • Winner: Northern Health and Social Care Trust for the E-Referrals Triage Management Solution
    • Highly commended: Expenses by Software Europe
  • Award for Best Communications System
    • Winner: Ascom Wireless Solutions

Award for Interior Product

  • Winner: Pineapple Contract Furniture for Ryno for extreme environments
  • Highly commended: Careflex Limited for SmartSeatPro


PATIENT ENVIRONMENT

Award for Best Internal Environment

  • Winner: Race Cottam Architects for St Luke’s Hospice, Sheffield
  • Highly commended: LUSHER Architects for the new Critical Care Unit at UCLH

Award for Best External Environment

  • Winner: Royal Bournemouth Hospital for its biodiversity and sustainable practices programme
  • Highly commended: Kentish Town Improvement Fund for its Well-Beeing Garden Earl Mountbatten Hospice for the Chelsea Garden

Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project (Performance)

  • Winner: Orchard Care Homes for Henergising residents
  • Highly commended: UCLH NHS Foundation Trust for The Everyday Poetry Programme

Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project (Static)

  • Winner: UCLH NHS Foundation Trust for Silvering the Cerebrum
  • Highly commended:
    • Kentish Town Improvement Fund for Fragmentary - a free space gallery
    • Art In Site for the arts co-ordination project at Morriston Hospital, Swansea


ESTATES AND FACILITIES MANAGEMENT

Award for Best Example of Efficiencies

  • Winner: Kier Group for the Lilac Ward, Scarborough Hospital
  • Highly commended:
    • Vital Energi/York Teaching Hospital Energy Project
    • Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust

Award for Best use of BIM

  • Winner: Building Design Partnership for the New Children’s Hospital Dublin
  • Highly commended:
    • Interserve Construction for The Christie Manchester
    • Medical Architecture for Hopewood Park

Facilities Team of the Year Award

  • Winner: Cardiff & Vale University Health Board
  • Highly commended: Guildhouse for Accuro Facilities Management

Estates Team of the Year Award

  • Winner: Royal Bournemouth Hospital for the Christchurch Hospital Development & Jigsaw Building
  • Highly commended: IBI Group for The Oberlands Centre, Guernsey


BUILDING CLASS

Award for Best BIM Development

  • Winner: Medical Architecture for Hopewood Park
  • Highly commended: David Morley Architects for Thames Lodge, St Bernard’s Hospital

Award for Sustainable Development

  • Winner: Guys and St Thomas NHS Foundation Trust for the East Wing recladding at St Thomas’ Hospital

Award for Dementia Care Development

  • Winner: Glancy Nicholls for The Florence Shipley Specialist Community Care Centre
  • Highly commended: NorseCare and Hamson, Barron and Smith Architects for Bowthorpe Care Village

Award for Mental Health Development

  • Winner: Balfour Beatty Investments and IBI Group for NHS Ayrshire & Arran Woodland View project
  • Highly commended: P + HS Architects for Endcliffe, The Longley Centre

Award for International Design

  • Winner: Nickl & Partner Architekten AG for Kaiser-Franz-Josef-Spital, Vienna
  • Highly commended: NBBJ for the University Medical Center, New Orleans

Award for Primary Care Development

  • Winners:
    • Hoskins Architects and Keppie Architects for Ballymena Health & Care Centre
    • Kennedy FitzGerald Architects in association with Avanti Architects for Banbridge Health and Care Centre

Award for Acute Hospital Development

  • Winner: Building Design Partnership for Alder Hey Children’s Hospital
  • Highly commended: Race Cottam Architects for the new theatres and MRI block at Sheffield Children’s Hospital


SPECIAL AWARDS

Grand Prix Design Award

  • Winner: Kennedy FitzGerald Architects in association with Avanti Architects for Banbridge Health and Care Centre

Patient’s Choice Award

  • Winners
    • Kentish Town Improvement Fund for Fragmentary - a free space gallery
    • The Curve – Internal Environment – Gilling Dod Architects
  • Highly commended: St Mary’s Hospital, Isle of Wight for its collaborative arts project newsletter with young people

Clinician’s Choice Award

  • Winners
    • Gilling Dod Architects for The Curve
    • Circle Health for Telederm
  • Highly commended: Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board for Health Vision Swansea Phase 1B (BAM Construction)

Building Better Healthcare congratulates all the worthy winners of these awards and looks forward to receiving similarly high calibre entries in 2017.

Entries open 1st March 2017

Featured Companies

Art in Site (more information, website)
P and HS Architects (more information, website)
Gilling Dod Architects (more information, website)

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