Awards and achievements
In the last few years we’ve been shortlisted for and have won several awards – demonstrating the commitment, professionalism and experience of our staff and the great work that they do.
Cyber Associate Network (CAN) Awards Finalist
NHS Informatics Merseyside has been shortlisted for three awards as part of the first Cyber Associates Network (CAN) Awards which will be taking place virtually on Monday 28 March 2022 at 4pm. The award categories NHS Informatics Merseyside has been shortlisted for includes Cyber Team of the Year, Innovation in Cyber and Individual of the Year in recognition of the support and efforts made by NHS Informatics Merseyside's IT Security Consultant - Mark Williams. Further information about the Cyber Associates Network (CAN) Awards, including all those shortlisted, can be found by visiting the NHS Digital website.
'Information Governance Team of the Year' as part of the National H&SC IG Annual Awards 2021
NHS Informatics Merseyside’s Information Governance Team has been awarded ‘Information Governance Team of the Year’ as part of the 2021 Information Governance Awards organised by the National Health and Social Care Strategic Information Governance Network (SIGN). The ‘Team of the Year’ national honour aims to recognise those Information Governance (IG) teams who have gone above and beyond to deliver exceptional data security and information governance services. The winners were announced during a virtual award ceremony held on the evening of Wednesday, 24 November 2021, where they were formally recognised for the work they have done in achieving high levels of data security assurance whilst also responding to the rapidly changing requirements of the pandemic during a period of significant organisational and team change.
NHS Informatics Merseyside along with partners Liverpool Community Health NHS Trust, NHS Liverpool Clinical Commissioning Group, Liverpool City Council and Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust have been awarded the Best Nursing Technology category during the prestigious ehi Awards, which took place on Tuesday 31 October 2017. The award was presented for the development of a new information gathering and patient assessment tool known as ‘GATE’, which is supporting local Community Care Teams to deliver a more proactive model of care for vulnerable patients in Liverpool.
Team of the Month – Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust
Following our response to the cyber attack in May 2017, Informatics Merseyside was nominated and awarded Team of the Month by Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust for our professional approach and dedication to ensuring services returned to business as usual as quickly as possible. As a result of this award, Informatics Merseyside was subsequently nominated for Team of the Year and invited to attend the Mersey Care Positive Achievement Awards held on Thursday 23 November 2017.
Sunrise Customer Awards Winner - Best Integration Award
NHS Informatics Merseyside’s IT Problem Manager, Paul Williams was awarded the Best Integration Award at the Sunrise Customer Awards on Tuesday 15 November 2016. This honour was awarded in recognition of the innovative and creative ways NHS Informatics Merseyside has used the service management system to support IT service delivery. For more information about the Sunrise Software Customer Awards, please visit the Sunrise Software website.
NWSDN Award Winner - Staff Development of the Year
For the third year running, NHS Informatics Merseyside was awarded the Staff Development of the Year award by the North West Skills Development Network for our on-going commitment and continual drive for improving the way we support and actively encourage personal and professional development. This award was also won in 2015 and 2014.
Runner up in the ‘Best Large IT Service Desk’ award
NHS Informatics Merseyside's IT Service Desk scooped the runner-up prize for the 'Best Large IT Service Desk' award at the 2015 IT Service and Support Awards, which recognise outstanding contributions to IT service management.