KMPT Awards 2021

It’s time for us to recognise the dedication, hard work and brilliant care through brilliant people that takes place across KMPT as we bring you our 2021 KMPT Awards. 

This year’s awards offer something for everyone, as we encourage you to shine a light on all areas of your KMPT family and show how proud you are to work alongside dynamic and innovative colleagues, patients, volunteers and carers.

We have 10 categories this year for you to nominate an individual or team for, but before you do, take a look at the criteria and choose the award category that best highlights their contribution to give the person or team the very best chance of success.

Read the guidance and entry criteria

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Clinical Services Star of the Year Award

Awarded to an individual who has made a significant and positive impact on the care and experience of those who use our services.

This award is for any individual in a clinical role.

Those nominated should be able to show they have:

  • demonstrated exceptional patient care when dealing with our patients / service users
  • shown fulfilment of the Trust values
  • improved the quality of patient experience and improved outcomes for service users in line with the recovery approach
  • involved service users and carers in the delivery of services.

Nominations should include written testimonials from patients, staff, partners or collaborating health professionals.

Those nominated can be from any clinical team in the Trust.

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Digital Innovation Award

Awarded to an individual who has led digital innovation in their team or the wider Trust in order to make a difference to patient care. They must be able to demonstrate collaborative and people-focused working through technological development that they themselves have initiated or developed being put into place.

Those nominated must be able to show they have:

  • led to improvements in service outcomes, delivery and patient experience through their innovative digital work
  • inspired others in supporting and driving digital transformation and using technologies to bring about a culture change and prepare their team/service for the future
  • fostered collaborative working and strengthened staff learning
  • developed as a team and/or other people alongside embedding the use of new or existing technologies to increase service improvement.

Those nominated can be members of staff, service users, carers or volunteers at KMPT.

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Future Heroes Award

KMPT is extremely proud of the new talent enriching teams across the Trust and contributing in an enthusiastic and committed way to enhancing patient care, be that as part of the Trust’s successful apprenticeship scheme, while on student placement or during work and study with KMPT’s Centre for Practice and Learning (CPL).

We would like to highlight the work of one individual who has joined the Trust to learn, develop and have a direct impact to achieving our objectives.

Those nominated should be able to show they are:

  • making exceptional contributions to their workplace
  • living and working with the Trust values at their heart
  • using every opportunity put before them to learn and shape their journey in the NHS and enhance their team and its work as a result.

Those nominated could be undergoing an apprenticeship within KMPT, be on a student placement as part of their studies or a member of a CPL cohort.

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Leader of the Year Award

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

Those nominated should be able to show that they 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, families, carers, peers, staff and public
  • contributed to removing barriers to diversity in the workforce and service-wide.

Those nominated can be from any care group or support service in the Trust.

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Lifelong Achievement Award

Awarded to a member of staff (a past or present KMPT employee) who has been in employment by the NHS for a significant length of time (more than 15 years), during which time they have developed innovative, engaging and supportive work that has helped to strengthen the NHS’ goals and values.
 
This person must have made significant change and/or impacted in their field and be a truly valued member of the NHS family.
 
Those nominated must be able to show they have:

  • been an employee of the NHS for more than 15 years, for which a section of their career (or all) has been as a KMPT employee
  • made a significant impact in their field
  • demonstrated the KMPT and wider NHS values
  • continually worked to an outstanding level and shown true and evidenced dedication to the NHS and their field.

Those nominated must be an NHS staff member and have worked/currently works at KMPT.

The winner of this award will be chosen by the Chair and Chief Executive only.

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Lived Experience Award

Awarded to an individual or team who through their lived experience or voluntary work has gone/goes above and beyond to make a clear difference to the lives of our service users. They must show dedication to sharing their own experiences or time to provide extra care and services that further support and/or help those under our care and their loved ones.

Those nominated must be able to show they have achieved at least three of the following:

  • added value above and beyond the work of staff
  • shown dedication and commitment to improving services at KMPT as well as the experience of service users under our care
  • consistently inputted into at least one of KMPT’s services with ongoing input into services
  • shown considerable commitment to the Trust’s values and improvement
  • helped to make changes within the community by sharing their own experiences – all the time breaking down barriers
  • raised awareness of mental ill health and challenged stigma by using lived experience.

Those nominated must be a registered volunteer, carer, patient, recovery college worker, peer support worker or research champion.

The winner will be voted for by the audience on the night of the awards ceremony using Slido, an audience participation app.

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Outstanding Clinical Services Team Award

Awarded to a clinical team that provides ‘brilliant care through brilliant people’ and can demonstrate how they have placed patients’ needs, views and involvement at the heart of what they do.

Those nominated should be able to demonstrate they have:

  • gone above and beyond their roles to ensure outstanding patient care
  • implemented best practice to achieve outstanding patient care
  • inspired others to achieve outstanding patient care and have had a profound and lasting impact on patient care in the organisation.
  • demonstrated a truly patient-centred approach to improving care.

Nominations should include written testimonials from patients, colleagues, fellow health professionals or partner organisations.

This award is open to any team in a clinical role.

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Outstanding Support Services Team Award

Awarded to a support service team whose hard work, excellence and commitment can always be relied upon to support services and teams. It is for teams who work behind the scenes and who repeatedly ‘go the extra mile’ to keep the organisation going.

This award is for any team in a non-clinical role (e.g. administration, catering, communications, domestic, facilities, finance, HR, volunteers).

Those nominated should be able to show they have;

  • been relied upon to get the job done and provide unlimited support
  • display a positive ‘can do attitude’ at all times
  • continuously exceed expectations
  • made improvements to patient care.

Those teams nominated must be from support services in the Trust.

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Service Improvement Award

Awarded to an individual or team who has/have developed service improvements through research, partnership work or quality improvement processes that have changed the way in which an individual, team or service works for the better. They must be able to evidence how they have improved the service for staff, service users or friends and family.

Those nominated must be able to show they have achieved at least three of the following to improve our services:

  • helped to support, develop or deliver innovative research within the Trust
  • challenged Trust practices or processes, as well as their own way of working
  • worked in partnership with others; either one or more people, teams, organisations, carers, service users (both internally and externally)
  • researched, developed and/or evidenced how systems can be simplified and improved within a team or service
  • used change as an opportunity to grow personally as well as help develop the best services our patients and their families deserve
  • achieved desired outcomes or goals through solo or collaborative work.

Those nominated must be members of staff, service users, carers or volunteers at KMPT.

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Support Services Star of the Year Award

Awarded to an individual within KMPT who has gone above and beyond for their service or the wider Trust. They need to show initiative, innovation and dedication to those they work for and with.

This award is for any individual in a non-clinical role (e.g. administration, catering, communications, domestic, facilities, finance, HR, volunteers).

Those nominated should be able to show that they have;

  • helped to keep the team working efficiently and effectively over the past year
  • used their initiative to improve processes
  • supports KMPT’s values in every area of their work
  • contributed to their teams’ successes and achievements.

Those nominated can be from any care group or support service in the Trust.

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