Promoting partnership working in the NHS

HPMA Partnership Award 2021

The SPF is proud to sponsor the 2021 HPMA Excellence in people award for partnership working between employers and trade unions. This award celebrates initiatives that exemplify the benefits of employers and trade unions working together to overcome challenges and develop solutions.

This year it is more important than ever to celebrate the brilliant work of our employers and trade unions in responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. The 2021 ceremony will go ahead virtually, as with the 2020 awards, in October 2021.

Entries to the awards closed on 1 June. Thank you to all those who submitted entries for the 2021 partnership award, and congratulations to the following entries, shortlisted for this year's award: 

Partnership working at its best - South West Yorkshire Partnership

NHS Foundation Trust Nursing Cadet scheme in Wales - Royal College of Nursing

Just and Learning Culture - Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Menopause at work: working together to improve staff experience - Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

The finalists will present to our judging panel on 28 June, with the final award winners being announced at a virtual ceremony on 7 October. 

Take a look at the 2020 Awards, to see details and case studies from last year's winners and finalists

Visit the HPMA website to find out more about this year's awards.

Listen to the 2020 HPMA partnership award finalists talk about the advantage of great partnership working.