Medipex have announced the finalists in each category of the Medipex NHS Innovation Awards 2021 being held on 22nd September.

NIHR Devices for Dignity MedTech Co-operative, and our partners the NIHR Children and Young People MedTech Co-operative, would like to congratulate all the finalists and are proud to be partners in a number of innovation projects shortlisted across the categories:

Improved Treatments and Pathways:

– Heather Elphick, Sheffield Children’s NHSFT “The COMFORT project (Custom-made Masks for Overnight Respiratory Therapy) for Children requiring Non-Invasive Ventilation”

– Jamie Healey and team, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHSFT “New therapy for post-stroke arm spasticity: Sheffield Adaptive Patterned Electrical Stimulation: ‘SHAPES’”

Delivering Benefits through Diagnosis and Screening:

– Sue Pownall, Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHSFT “AspiRate – acoustic assessment of swallow safety”

Preventing or Reducing Hospital Attendance:

– Paul Dimitri & Ivan Phelan, Sheffield Children’s NHSFT “Virtual Reality Home Rehabilitation to Upper Limb Motor Impairment in Children

Management of Long Term Conditions:

– Nicki Barker, Sheffield Children’s NHS FT “Moving on Asthma: an educational transition tool for adolescents”

Congratulations to all!