Winners of the 2013 Building Better Healthcare Awards are revealed

400 guests watch on as 20 prizes are handed out at ceremony in central London

North London Hospice picked up the coveted Grand Prix Healthcare Building Design Award

More than 400 people packed The Brewery in central London yesterday to be among the first to find out who had been chosen as the winners of the 2013 Building Better Healthcare Awards.

The event started with a champagne reception, before guests sat down to a four-course meal. This was followed by the awards ceremony, hosted by the Right Honourable Michael Portillo.

In total there were 20 trophies handed out across seven classes - People, Products, Building Design, Estates and Facilities Management, Sustainability, Patient Experience and three Special Awards, Clinician's Choice, Patient's Choice and the ProCure21+ Award for Best Project.

Below is the full list of winners. More details of the successful entries can be found by clicking on the headings for each individual class.

Product Class

Award for Best Health Technology Product

WINNER: Brain-in-Hand (Brain-in-Hand)

Award for Best Medical Device

WINNER: Fetal Pillow (Safe Obstetric Systems)

Award for Best Building Product

WINNER: Axgard-MSR mirror solution (Clear Amber)

Building Design Class

Award for Best Inpatient Facility

WINNER: South West Acute Hospital Enniskillen (Stantec/Vox In The City)

Award for Best Community Healthcare Design

WINNER: North London Hospice (Allford Hall Monaghan Morris)

Award for Best Primary Care Design

WINNER: Akerman Health Centre (Henley Halebrown Rorrison)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Finchley Memorial Hospital (Murphy Philipps Architecture)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: North London Hospice (Allford Hall Monaghan Morris)

Award for Best Conceptual Healthcare Building

WINNER: The Crescent Building, King Fahad Medical City (Devereux Architects)

Award for Best International Healthcare Design

WINNER: University Medical Centre Princeton (HOK Architects)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Hamad Medical Corporation Ambulance Service (Hamad Medical Corporation)

Grand Prix Healthcare Building Design Award

North London Hospice (Allford Hall Monaghan Morris)

Estates and Facilities Management Class

Award for Best Use of Existing Estate

WINNER: Hanover Diagnostic and Treatment Centre (Wrightington Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh (Jane Darbyshire and David Kendall)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: The Walton Centre (Kier Group)

Award for Facilities Management Partner

WINNER: Hull City Care

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Facilities and Estates Shared Services (South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust )

Sustainability Class

Award for Innovative Alternative Use of Energy

WINNER: Fife Acute Hospital (Hulley and Kirkwood Consulting Engineers)

Award for Best Carbon Reduction Project

WINNER: PowerStudio (Certero)

Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board and ArtinSite won the Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project

Patient Experience Class

Award for Best External Environment

WINNER: Wasteland becomes a teenage retreat (Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: St Benedict’s Hospice and Specialist Centre for Palliative Care (P+HS Architects)

Award for Best Internal Environment

WINNER: CircleReading (Bryden Wood)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Louise Hamilton Centre (LSI Architects)

Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project

WINNER: Rehabilitation encouraged by art (Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, ArtinSite)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: HMP Manchester (HMP Manchester, Lime Art)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Royal Brompton Centre for Sleep (Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust, Steven Appleby

People Class

Award for Client of the Year

WINNER: NHS Property Services Hull (Hull Citycare)

The new outpatient reception at Salford Royal University Hospital won the Clinicians Choice Award

Special Awards

Clinician’s Choice Award 2013

WINNER: Salford Royal University Hospital outpatient reception and associated works (ADP)

Patient’s Choice Award 2013

WINNER: Maggie’s Newcastle (Cullinan Studio)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Addenbrooke’s Major Trauma Centre (LSI Architects)

ProCure21+ Award for Best Project

WINNER: Tyne (Laing O’Rourke; Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Foundation Trust, Medical Architecture)

HIGHLY COMMENDED: Astley Court (Simons Group, Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust

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