KMPT Awards 2019

The KMPT Awards 2019 provides an opportunity to recognise the excellent work of staff, carers, service users and volunteers who contribute to and deliver high quality, productive and innovative services.

Nominations can be made in the following award categories

Achievement in Learning and Development Award

Awarded to an individual who has made great strides forward in their own learning and development or through contributing to the development of others through training or mentoring. This includes competence in IT applications, information and governance, equality and diversity.

Those nominated should:

• Have reached high levels of attainment
• Brought their learning into the workplace
• Encourage others to develop and undertake learning
• Facilitate a culture of learning and development in their workplace.

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Achievement in Research Award

As a research active trust, we want to acknowledge the commitment and achievement of KMPT individuals (staff members, service users and carers) who have shown success in research. 

This award celebrates all the many ways that research is carried out by inquisitive people in the trust, especially when that leads to developing evidence based services for KMPT.

Nominations can be for individuals or teams who have (for example):

• Developed their own research ideas
• Had their work published in peer reviewed journals
• Given poster presentations of their work at conferences
• Used evidence they have collected to develop KMPT services
• Helped to support the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Portfolio research within the trust
• Helped to support or develop the research strategy within the trust
• Are motivated to deliver innovative research in KMPT.

As well as in any other areas in which you have seen great research happening in KMPT.

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Apprentice of the Year Award

To be awarded to the apprentice who has shown exceptional contributions to their workplace, who can evidence living the trust values while using every opportunity put before them to learn and shape their journey in the NHS.

Nominations are welcome for apprentices on a fixed term contract and staff who are already employed within the trust and are studying for an apprenticeship qualification whilst working.

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Best Team Improvement Award

To be awarded to the team that has made the most noticeable improvement in its overall performance and in meeting its key objectives outling how these work in line with the overall trust strategy.

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Carer Contribution Award

This award is available to trust carers who have contributed to helping improve trust services for others.

Raising awareness of mental ill health and challenging stigma by using lived experience is shown to be the best way to share these important messages.

The winner of this award will have shown considerable commitment and helped to make changes within their community by sharing their own experiences – all the time breaking down barriers.

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High Performance Award

Awarded to an individual or team that shows consistently high performance and is meeting all Key Performance Indicators (KPI's) and Core standards.

Those nominated should:

• Have changed working practice to improve performance
• Be able to demonstrate, through data, that they are meeting the relevant Key Performance Indicators for their service – e.g. seven day follow up
• Have improved patient satisfaction and experience alongside performance data.

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Inspiring Change Award

This will be awarded to the team or individual who has been involved in trust learning and change.

Those nominated will be able to show how they have challenged trust practices (or processes) as well as their own way of working to improve services always with patients at their heart.

The best entries will show how they have used change as an opportunity to grow personally as well as help develop the best services our patients and their families deserve.

Judges will select three finalists within this category and the winner will be selected by the audience on the night of the awards.

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Leadership Award

Awarded to a successful leader / manager or mentor that has shown true leadership qualities in managing their service effectively.

Those nominated should have:

• Put quality at the heart of service delivery
• A reputation for tackling issues that get in the way in the pursuit of quality
• Led transformational and innovative change for the benefit of patients, peers, staff and public
• Contributed to removing barriers to diversity in the workforce and service-wide.

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Outstanding Support Service Award

This award is to recognise those individuals or teams whose hard work and commitment can always be relied upon. It is for those who work behind the scenes and who repeatedly ‘go the extra mile’ to keep the organisation ticking over.

Nominations can be for individuals or teams who have:

• Can always be relied upon to get the job done and provide unlimited support
• Constantly display a ‘can do attitude’
• Stand out as being great achievers.

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Partnership Award

Awarded to an individual or team that has worked with partners to achieve a significant outcome, contributing to the smooth running of a service, department or the trust overall.

The best entries will have also engaged the public, users and carers as part of this partnership.

Those nominated should have:

• Worked in partnership with others; either one or more people, teams, organisations, carers, service users (internal or external)
• Achieved the desired outcomes and goals
• Improved services
• Fully utilised the skills of partners, service users or carers.

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Patient Contribution Award

This award is available to trust patients who have contributed to helping improve trust services for others.

Raising awareness of mental ill health and challenging stigma by using lived experience is shown to be the best way to share these important messages.

The winner of this award will have shown considerable commitment and helped to make changes within their community by sharing their own experiences – all the time breaking down barriers.

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Patient Safety Award

Awarded to an individual or team that has demonstrated what they do to keep patients safe and how this has greatly impacted on the quality of care they provide.

Those nominated should:

• Be able to show how they have devised initiatives that measure just what they do to keep patients safe
• Have a clear understanding of the link between patient safety, outcomes, quality of care and experience.

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Quality and Patient Experience Award

An award will be made to a team or an individual who has made a significant positive impact on the experience of those who use services.

Those nominated should:

  • Demonstrate exceptional care and effort when dealing with service users through commitment and fulfilment of the Customer Care Charter and trust values
  • Show evidence of how they have improved the quality of patient experience beyond the expectations of the patient
  • Show evidence of improved outcomes for the service users in line with the recovery approach
  • Involved service users and carers in the delivery of services.

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Unsung Hero Award

This award is open to staff, service users, carers and volunteers who go above and beyond the call of duty.

Awarded to an individual or team who is recognised by their colleagues as being consistently reliable, adaptable and rarely gets the praise they deserve.

Those nominated should have:

• Made an impact on their colleagues, service users and staff
• Emphasised quality and the patient or service user experience as being central to their role and mission.

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Volunteer of the Year Award

Awarded to a volunteer who makes a sustained difference to the lives of service users or carers through their contribution to a service.

Those nominated should:

• Be a registered trust volunteer
• Be consistent with ongoing input into service
• Add value above and beyond the work of staff.

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It would be beneficial to think about how the trust’s vision and values are upheld by the person or team you are nominating.

Our Vision

Brilliant care through brilliant people.

Our Values

Respect - We value people as individuals, we treat others as we would like to be treated.
Open - Work in a collaborative, transparent way.
Accountable - We are professional and responsible for our actions.
Working Together - We work together to make a difference for our service users.
Innovative - We find creative ways to run efficient, high quality services.
Excellence - We listen and learn to continually improve our knowledge and ways of working.

Please be advised that all nominations will be made available to members of trust staff.

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The annual KMPT Awards provide an opportunity to recognise the excellent work of staff, carers, service users and volunteers who contribute to and deliver high quality, productive and innovative services. Nominations can be made completing the online or paper nomination form.