Finalists announced for the 2016 National Service User Awards

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for the National Service User Awards 2016. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 27th April 2016 in a black tie gala event at Silverstone Racing Circuit. The Service User Choice Award will also be back for 2016, with a live vote by service users on the day for their favourite projects.

We are looking forward to hosting another inspirational day that celebrates some of the many remarkable achievements and innovations led by service users in mental health services nationwide.

The complete list of categories and finalists is as follows:

Community, Social or Vocational Initiative

  • It’s Not Just About The Game! Stockton Hall Hospital, Partnerships in Care
  • Soapy Suds Car and Valeting Services Guild Lodge, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ridgeway Recovery Awards Ridgeway, Roseberry Park, Tees, Esk & Wear Valleys NHS Trust
  • Mentally Sound Radio Show Mental Health North East/Comic Relief Service Users In Action Project in Partnership With MHNE, MHM, NET And Launched
  • Involvement to Innovate Governance and Quality Department, Manchester Mental Health and Social Care Trust

Recovery and the Arts

  • Shared Recovery: A Journey in Secure Care Film River House Medium Secure Unit, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • Helping Others Be Positive DS Wyvern Ward, Cygnet Health Care
  • Tree of Hopes and Dreams for 2016 Reaside Clinic, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Big Blue Music Festival Cygnet Hospital Bierley, Cygnet Health Care
  • ‘Hope – The Little Hoot Trail’ Community Art Project, St Andrews Healthcare Birmingham

Breaking Down Barriers

  • Leo the St Andrew’s Healthcare Lion: Diversity & Inclusion Mascot St Andrew’s Healthcare Northampton
  • Service User Involvement in New staff interviews – co –working with staff, Kemple View Recovery Team, Partnerships in Care
  • Service Users Patient Educators Guild Lodge Specialist Services, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
  • The Voice” – Peer Support Group Springfield Hospital, Southwest London & St George’s Mental Health NHS Trust
  • Service User Experience Focus Groups The Hellingly Centre and The Chichester Centre, Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Health and Wellbeing

  • Risk Café Austen & Branwell wards, Cygnet Hospital Wyke
  • Dr Feelwell Health Promotion Resource Ashworth Hospital, Merseycare NHS Trust
  • Radio Ravenswood Specialised Services, Ravenswood House, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Positive Box and Meeting Wyvern Unit, Cygnet Hospital Derby
  • Movember – Men’s Health Awareness Day Myrtle Ward, Scott Clinic MSU, Merseycare NHS Trust

Outstanding Service User Achievement Award

  • Painting and Decorating Swale, Humber NHS Foundation Trust
  • Service User Led Staff / Student Induction Wyvern Unit, Cygnet Health Care
  • All About Me – Deaf Recovery Package Deaf Recovery Package CQUIN Project Group, National Deaf Services
  • Ashworth Hospital Service User Awards Events Support Team Ashworth Hospital, Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • Media Crew Calderstones NHS Trust

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