Not all heroes wear capes - people across the UK are developing
projects that are saving money for the NHS and improving the lives of
patients. Find out more about these amazing people and their efforts
to create a more Sustainable Healthcare system
Birmingham Heartlands/ Macmillan Palliative Occupational Therapy Team
In 2016, Birmingham Heartlands/ Macmillan Palliative Occupational
Therapy team won the award for their project which has made health and
social care more patient friendly for palliative care/ end of life
patients and their families.
We are doing a lot of good work, and will carry on doing it for our
patients who really need us and benefit from it.
- Katherine Jones, Band 6 Macmillan Occupational Therapist,
The Optometry Department, Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
In 2016, the Optometry Department at Manchester Royal Eye Hospital
was recognised for enabling patients with technology using the Icare
device. Implementation of this technology has saved NHS resources,
reduced hospital admissions and has empowered patients to manage their glaucoma.
1-2-3 Manage COPD Service, Gateshead, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
In 2016, The pulmonary rehabilitation team at Gateshead won the
award for supporting individuals to take control of their care.
Through the 1-2-3 Manage COPD service, this team has given people
across South Tyneside with heart conditions the confidence to lead
their own recovery.
By giving people the strategies and the tools to be able to manage
their condition better it really does help to give them confidence
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