Finalists announced for the 2017 National Service User Awards

We are delighted to announce the shortlisted finalists for the National Service User Awards 2017. The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Wednesday 19th April 2017 in a black tie gala event at Old Trafford, Manchester. The Service User Choice Award will also be back for 2017, with a live vote by service users on the day for their favourite projects.

We are looking forward to hosting another inspirational day that celebrates some of the many remarkable achievements and innovations led by service users in mental health services nationwide.

The complete list of categories and finalists is as follows:

Community, Social or Vocational Initiative

  • Life Rooms Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • World of Wellness Ravenswood House, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Memorial Wall The Spinney, Elysium Healthcare
  • Safety in Town Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • Milton Ward Knitting Group Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke, Cygnet Health Care
  • The Patient Band Ashworth Hospital, Mersey Care NHS Trust

Recovery and the Arts

  • Using Recovery to make delegate packs and trophies for the awards Ashworth Hospital, Mersey Care NHS Trust
  • Unlabelled Cygnet Hospital Stevenage, Cygnet Health Care
  • Recovery Platinum Circle Waterloo Manor, Inmind Healthcare Group
  • Recovery Songs and Stories Ravenswood House, Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Florence Awards Waterloo Manor, Inmind Healthcare Group

Breaking Down Barriers / Tackling Stigma

  • Bowling Ward Recovery Scrapbook Cygnet Hospital Bierley, Cygnet Health Care
  • Service led Induction and Mentorship Course Wyvern Unit, Cygnet Hospital Derby, Cygnet Health Care
  • Peer Trainers River House, South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tie Dye for Pride Waterloo Manor, Inmind Healthcare Group
  • LYNFEST Bradford District Care NHS Trust

Health and Wellbeing

  • Meaningful Activity Plan Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare
  • Event Co-ordinator Annesley House, Partnerships in Care
  • Digi DBT The Peaks, Rampton Hospital, Nottinghamshire Healthcare
  • Smoking Cessation Lead Wyvern Unit, Cygnet Hospital Derby, Cygnet Health Care
  • Learning Together – Our Recovery College Journey Cygnet Hospital Derby, Cygnet Health Care

Outstanding Service User Achievement Award

  • PROM DROM and Empowerment Structure Cygnet Hospital Bury, Cygnet Health Care
  • York and Humber Involvement Network York and Humber Involvement Network
  • Outstanding Service User Involvement in Peer Support Jigsaw Hospital, Equilibrium Healthcare
  • Painting as Therapy – John the Artist Cygnet Hospital Derby, Cygnet Health Care
  • The Appreciation Awards The Tamarind Centre, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

For more information please email info@nsua.org

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