2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards – winners announced

On 1st November, over 600 industry professionals packed The Brewery in central London to be among the first to find out who were the well-deserved winners of the 2017 Building Better Healthcare Awards. Trophies were handed out in 22 categories, recognising the buildings, people, products and processes that make the healthcare sector so exciting.

The winners and commendations were as follows:

Products Class

Award for Best Healthcare App (sponsored by IUVO)

  • Winner: Art In Site for the Children’s Emergency App at St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Highly Commended: i-GP for Your Virtual Doctor
  • Highly Commended: LumiraDX Care Solutions for Engage

Award for Best Administration, Information or Data System

  • Winner: Dolby Vivisol for the Vivimedical online prescribing tool
  • Winner: University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust for its Integrated Emergency Department Information Workflow Solution
  • Highly Commended: Northern Health and Social Care Trust for its Electronic Document Transfer Solution

Award for Best Communications System (sponsored by IUVO)

  • Winner: Multitone Electronics for the EkoTek Wireless Personal Safety Solution

Award for Interior Product (building product)

  • Winner: Rockfon at Glenfield Hospital
  • Highly Commended: Pikkerton for Grannyguard: Accident detection, situation analysis and telephone in a light switch

Award for Interior Product (furniture and fixtures)

  • Winner: Renfrew Group for the Blood Donor Chair
  • Highly Commended: Safehinge for the Retrofit En-Suite Door

Patient Environment Class

Award for Best Internal Environment (sponsored by Simons Group)

  • Winner: Stantec and RogersStirk Harbour + Partners for the New Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital
  • Winner: The Children’s Hospital Charity for Bedrooms and Ward Bays at Sheffield Children’s Hospital
  • Highly Commended: Goddard Littlefair for One Stop Doctors
  • Highly Commended: Willis Newson for the Sanctuary and Bereavement Spaces at Bristol Royal Infirmary

Award for Best External Environment

  • Winner: Avanti Architects with Kennedy Fitzgerald Architects for Ulster Hospital Inpatient Ward Block
  • Winner: Hertfordshire Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust for Logandene

Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project (Performance)

  • Winner: UCLH NHS Foundation Trust for Music, Memory and Me
  • Highly Commended: Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust for Going Arts Loco

Award for Best Collaborative Arts Project (Static)

  • Winner: NHS Grampian for The Suttie Arts Space – a Refuge and a Bubble of Peace 24/7
  • Winner: Chelsea and Westminster Hospital for CW+ The Dispensary
  • Highly Commended: UCLH NHS Foundation Trust for Our Working Lives

Estates & Facilities Management

Award for Best Example of Efficiencies (sponsored by Virtus Consult)

  • Winner: EMS Healthcare Frimley Park Hospital for the mobile macular liberty unit
  • Highly Commended: Stanburys for Delivering Estate Rationalisation and FM Efficiencies at Moorfields Eye Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Award for Best use of BIM

  • Winner: LSI Architects for the Arthur Rank Hospice

Facilities Team of the Year Award (sponsored by Envirolyte)

  • Winner: Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for Providing Excellence in Support Services

Estates Team of the Year Award (sponsored by Warp IT)

  • Winner: Interserve at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary
  • Highly Commended: Interserve at The Christie – Building a Life Saver

Building Class

Award for Sustainable Development (sponsored by Wardray Premise)

  • Winner: CPG Consultants and WSP for the Ng Teng Fong General Hospital & Jurong Community Hospital, Singapore
  • Winner: Ove Arup and Partners International and WSP for the New Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital
  • Highly Commended: Galliford Try for Sidcup Hospital

Award for Dementia Care Development (sponsored by Galliford Try)

  • Winner: Glancy Nicholls for Meadow View Specialist Dementia Residential Care Centre
  • Highly Commended: P+HS Architects for Haven Court

Award for Mental Health Development (sponsored by Interserve)

  • Winner: Medical Architecture for the Mitford Adult Autism Unit

Award for International Design (sponsored by Galliford Try)

  • Winner: C F Møller Architects for the New University Hospital in Aarhus
  • Highly Commended: CPG Consultants and WSP for the Ng Teng Fong General Hospital & Jurong Community Hospital, Singapore
  • Highly Commended: Nickl and Partner Architekten for the Centre for Stroke and Dementia Research CSD

Award for Primary Care Development (sponsored by CCube Solutions)

  • Winner: Hoskins Architects for Eastwood Health and Care Centre
  • Highly Commended: TODD Architects for Omagh Hospital & Primary Care Complex
  • Highly Commended: Foster and Partners and Sir Robert McAlpine for Maggie’s Manchester

Award for Acute Hospital Development (sponsored by Knightsbridge)

  • Winner: Building Design Partnership for the Brunel Building, Southmead Hospital
  • Winner: Stantec and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for the New Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital
  • Highly Commended: The Manser Practice for the NGS Macmillan Unit
  • Highly Commended: Avanti Architects with Kennedy Fitzgerald Architects for Ulster Hospital Inpatient Ward Block

Special awards

Grand Prix Design Award (sponsored by P+HS Architects)

  • Winner: Stantec and Rogers Stirk Harbour + Partners for the New Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital

Patient’s Choice Award (sponsored by Kier)

  • Winner: Willis Newson for integrated art and interior design for the Cove Macmillan Support Centre, Cornwall
  • Winner: Art In Site and ADP for the Children’s Emergency Ward Internal Environment, St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Highly Commended: Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust for co-designing the New Breast Unit at Salisbury District Hospital

Clinician’s Choice Award (sponsored by Interserve)

  • Winner: Renfrew Group for the Blood Donor Chair
  • Winner: Stantec and Rogers Stirk Harbour and Partners for the New Cancer Centre at Guy’s Hospital
  • Highly Commended: Dolby Vivisol for the Vivimedical online prescribing tool