2016 has been a fab year for SWBH, and we’ve been nominated for and have won some hugely prestigious awards both locally and nationally!

Kelly Stackhouse – RCNi Patient Choice Award

The FINCH team – shortlisted for the Continence Promotion and Care, Nursing Times Awards 2016














Dr Nick Makwana – awarded title of European Paediatric Allergist

Dr Makwana














The Live & Work Scheme, in partnership with St Basil’s, – Community Impact, ENEI Awards; the Commitment to Employee Development Award, Sandwell Business Awards; and their first national award from NHS Health Education England.

Equality Awards

Community Matron Care Home team – nominated for the Care of Older People and Managing Long-Term Conditions, Nursing Times Awards 2016

care homes team-nursing times award

The Diabetes Department – nominated in the category Improving Safety in Medicines Management, Patient Safety Awards 2016.

Dr Bob Ryder and team – received national and global acclaim for their work with the Endobarrier study.














The Cardiology Department – shortlisted for Cardiac Care, Patient Safety Awards 2016. They also received renowned accreditation from the British Society of Echocardiography (BSE) for providing an extremely high standard of echocardiography service.

Cardiology Team













Serenity Birth Unit – came second in the Innovation in Practice, British Journal of Midwifery Awards.












The Midland Met Project and Carillion – winner of the Contribution to Sandwell Award from Sandwell College.

carillion award