Published on: 4 July 2019

Health innovators across the region are being called on to enter the Bright Ideas in Health Awards 2019.

The Awards celebrate the forward-thinking healthcare ideas that are being developed to improve patient care across the region.

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust is supporting organisers, the Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria, as one of the sponsors of this year’s event.

Now in its 16th year, the awards are open to all healthcare professionals, including those in Primary and Secondary care, academia, and regional SMEs engaged in healthcare. 

The eight categories this year are: Development of an Innovative Device or Technology, Digital Innovation in Health and Social Care, Demonstrating an Impact upon Patient Safety, Demonstrating an Impact upon Quality Improvement, Outstanding Research Collaboration with the NHS, Innovation Champion Award, Early Diagnosis and Precision Medicine Award, and Innovation in Education Category.

The deadline for entering is Wednesday 31st July, 2019. To submit a bright idea, visit: