Medipex Innovation Awards 2017 - Finalists

Medipex was delighted to receive a large number of high quality entries into this year’s Innovation Awards and Showcase. The judging panels selected the following entries as finalists in each of the five categories. The competition will culminate in an awards dinner and networking event on 23rd March where the winners will be announced.

Medical Devices & Diagnostics

“Joel’s Bucket” – a central venous catheter training device. Joel’s Bucket is a high-fidelity, low cost device for creating a realistic artificial circulation for the purpose of training clinicians to safely insert arterial and venous catheters.

Joel Copperthwaite, Airedale NHS Foundation Trust

Electronic Frailty Index - eFI uses routine GP data to identify and severity-grade frailty to enable evidence-based, proactive models of integrated care for older people. Its implementation into routine primary care practice is a major advance.

Andrew Clegg & Sarah De Biase. led by researchers from the University of Leeds based at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

The Intra-Abdominal Platform (IAP) - a novel platform for the hands-free retraction of tissues and organs in laparoscopic abdominal surgery to provide improved access and visibility

Pete Culmer, University of Leeds and PD-M International

GP & Community Care

The Campaign to Reduce Opioid Prescribing – a proactive programme to reduce opioid prescribing in primary care

Sarah Alderson, Leeds Institute of Health Sciences

CARE-VIEW - an app to reconnect socially isolated citizens with their communities and the services they require to improve and maintain health and wellbeing, generating high societal value

Jonathan Hindley. Public Health-West, Leeds City Council

Dialysis closer to home - a community based partnership to develop a minimal care community dialysis centre

James Burton and Richard Baines. University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

Mental Health & Wellbeing

Outcome Feedback technology – improving the efficiency of psychological care by utilising computer-based technology to assist psychological therapists in monitoring how their patients are responding to treatment.

Jaime Delgadillo. Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Targeted TMS@NAViGOTM – a novel method of the delivery of painless, non-invasive brain stimulation therapy for treatment-resistant depression and other mood disorders

Colin Robertson. NAViGO

Mental Capacity Assessment Support Toolkit - developed to support multidisciplinary staff to carry out robust mental capacity assessments

Mark Jayes. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Self Management

Teaching material for illiterate and innumerate families with diabetes - delivering essential education required for independent management of insulin dependent diabetes without the need to understand the English language

Emma Randle. Sheffield Children’s NHS Foundation Trust

Proactive Health Coaching - a telephone-based, nurse-led health management service that educates patients and helps them to plan their care

Fiona Bell. NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group

The Digital Bladder Diary - the first in a series of CE marked clinical patient diaries to manage and monitor long term health conditions through clinically led partnerships.

Professor Paul O’ Brien. Elaros

Service Improvement

The York Faecal Calprotectin Care Pathway – Implementation of a Pathway to help GPs to effectively utilise the FC diagnostic test and identify which patients can be cared for in primary care and which should be referred to secondary care.

Dr James Turvill and Victoria Hilton. York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Y&H AHSN

The Bradford Diagnostic Virtual Ward – allowing quicker discharge of patients from hospital whilst maintaining rapid access to any final tests required

Dr Stefan Williams. Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

3D imaging to replace planar imaging of metastatic bone disease – use of shortened acquisition protocols to allow more widespread implementation

Michael Hanney. Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


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