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Chairman’s Awards 2023

16th February 2023

After a three-year absence, the Chairman’s Awards returned for a special awards ceremony at Belfast City Hall.

During 2021, 173 entries applied for a chance to be recognised for the amazing work carried out by staff particularly during the pandemic.

The evening, which was hosted by Trust Chair, Peter McNaney, included special performances by Equal Notes Choir and guitarist Brendan Popplestone.

Speaking at his last Awards ceremony, our Chairman, Peter McNaney, said: “The last few years have been dominated by Covid-19 and our response to it.”

“Belfast Trust’s response to the Pandemic was truly remarkable. You might say it was your finest hour. The courage, ingenuity, and utter speed with which this Trust went about its business was staggering. In addition, the resilience and fortitude you and your colleagues showed was like nothing I had witnessed before.”

The category winners were:

Acute Innovation of the Year
Covid-19 Research in ICU changing care. 

Excellent Use of Data
Clinical Genetics- Why Wait?

Community Innovation of the Year
Ocular hypertension community scheme

Enhancing Care through Technology
ZERO to 2,000 Pandemic and Beyond

Excellence in Communications and Engagement
Community Co-Ordination Centre

Innovation in Mental Health
Adolescent Network for Northern Ireland (ANNI)

Coolmore Stores
Management of the Covid-19 Vaccine supply chain
Outreach Service during Covid-19 pandemic
Team CentralStoreCovid19
​​​​​​​Collaboration in Covid- a pandemic response


Chairman's Awards