The winners of the 2018 Sally Hernando Awards for Innovation in Health Libraries were announced last week at Health Libraries Group Conference in Keele.
Congratulations to the services submitting the top three entries this year:
1st Place “Lean method, live update- real-time librarian support for evidence-based practice in radiotherapy clinical protocols” submitted by Carol-Ann Regan – Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust
2nd Place “Evidence Bites: Patient Safety Evidence Summaries” submitted by Victoria Treadway – Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
3rd Place “Understanding the Person: Insights into the Patient Experience” submitted by Kaye Bagshaw – Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Entries were assessed by panels of judges from health library services across England, with the final entry being selected by Health Information and Libraries Journal editor Maria J Grant, who also presented the awards at the conference.
You can catch up with all the entries judged to be innovative on the library services website. This year, to help disseminate information about the innovations, we will also be blogging about the judges “top ten” entries over the next ten weeks on this site.
Dominic Gilroy – NHS LKS Development Manager, Yorkshire and Humber
Joanne Naughton – NHS LKS Development Manager, North East