Jan 112014

Lesley Jenkins reflects on what winning an NHS Wales Award meant to everyone involved, in a project to improve hospital signage.

Well, it’s been quite a year since we won the NHS Wales Award! I have Skyped about our idea with other organisations in Australia, another enquiry has arrived from New Zealand, and we have also gone on to win more accolades. All this from a hospital project to improve signage!

Let me take you back to the beginning. Continue reading »

Jul 192013
Helen Birtwhistle

Helen Birtwhistle

When I listened to some of the hugely innovative work that was honoured in the recent NHS Wales Awards, it struck me that out of austerity can come opportunity.

I know that these are tough financial times for the NHS, with savings expected year on year, but it does make us examine what we are doing more closely and at all levels.

This is a time to work smarter and to make the best use of the resources we do have to deliver the best possible care to patients wherever they are in Wales. Continue reading »