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Gloucester Service Wins Patient Safety Award

2 November 2022

P3 Gloucestershire and NHS partners were named as the “clear winner” of the NHS Safeguarding Award at the recent 2022 HSJ Patient Safety Awards.

Working together as 'One Gloucestershire', the award for the hospital in-reach team acknowledges the delivery of an integrated care service from health, social care and voluntary sector partners. Together the multi-disciplinary team provide P3 Link Worker support coupled with a NHS specialist nurses for people experiencing homelessness, and work to ensure people are discharged from hospital with dignity into safe, comfortable and suitable accommodation.

The Awards judges said: “This project was a clear winner with fantastic outcomes and impact.

“The presenters excellently evidenced the patient experience, improving patient quality and significant cost savings within health.

“They also showed excellent spread from a national perspective and demonstrated clear outcomes and a positive impact to reduce inequalities.”

The HSJ Patient Safety Awards help drive improvements in culture and quality across the NHS.