Local health organisation has eyes on the prize after being nominated for a national award

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Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust has been shortlisted for the prestigious Health Service Journal ‘Provider Trust of the Year’ award.

Matthew Winn, Chief Executive, Cambridgeshire Community Services NHS Trust said: “We are absolutely delighted to have been shortlisted in the Provider Trust of the Year category. This is fantastic recognition of the excellent services our staff provide, day in day out, for some of the most vulnerable members of our community. I’m incredibly proud to lead such an innovative organisation.”

Chief Nurse at the Trust, Mandy Renton added: “Coming hot on the heels of being recognised as a Top 100 NHS employer, we’re over the moon to have been shortlisted in this category. Our clinicians are doing an amazing job helping people maintain their independence and avoid, wherever possible, hospital admissions. Being shortlisted for such a prestigious award is the icing on the cake.”

Alastair McLellan, Editor, Health Service Journal said: “The HSJ Awards are the greatest celebration of one of the world’s finest healthcare systems. The excellence it recognises is the best example of why the NHS remains Britain’s best loved institution”

The awards are now in their 33rd year and recognise the projects and initiatives that deliver healthcare excellence and innovation. By shining a spotlight on cutting-edge innovations and best practice, the awards give impetus to improving the quality of health care in the UK.

This year, over 500 unique organisations submitted over 1,300 entries across 22 award categories; one of which is the Provider Trust of the Year category. The shortlisted organisations, will now complete presentations and interviews to a specific judging panel made up of senior and influential figures from the health sector.

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