Ambulatory Home Ventilation team Highly Commended at HSJ Value Awards

Liverpool University Hospitals Ambulatory Home Ventilation team has been Highly Commended for the Respiratory Carte Initiative category at the HSJ Value Awards 2021.

The judging panel was led by a wide range of respected representatives from across the UK healthcare community. Following an extensive and thorough process of consideration, the teams work in developing a pathway which stopped home ventilation patients needing to stay in hospital at the start of their treatment, has received national plaudits

On being awarded this great accolade, Karen Ward, Consultant Physiotherpaist at Liverpool University Hospitals, said: “We are so pleased to have been Highly Commended. It really does mean a huge amount to everyone involved to have been formally recognised in this way, particularly against the backdrop of the recent difficulties we’ve all faced.  However, we’re confident that the impact of this commendation will help to create a really positive and enduring legacy, as we look to the future.”

“This award will provide a big boost to the team who are involved in making this project a success and will really encourage us all as we continue to develop our services.”

Deputy editor of the Health Service Journal, Dave West, offered his congratulations to those Highly Commended on their success; “We all know and appreciate what an incredibly tough and testing time this has been for so many of our colleagues working in the healthcare industry, and that’s what makes it such an honour to be celebrating projects of such high calibre and significance.”

“We also know that Liverpool University Hospitals is not alone in supporting and growing such a culture of hard work and innovation in healthcare – with value at its core – but, on this occasion, they really did stand out as delivering exceptional services and ideas.”

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