This year's awards were made by Prof Rupert Pearse, Clinical Director of Research and Development, at an event in May 2018 in the historic Pathology Museum at St Batholomew's hospital.
Introductory presentations were made by start-up companies including the Digital Health Accelerator London.
Innovation of the Year
- Winner: Joanne Martin - eCPD app-based learning platform
- Runner-up: Karen Hoffmann and Nicole Skeltys - an app for trauma patients to help their recovery
- Winner: Sharmilee Gnanapavan, Lucia Bianchi, Francesca Ammoscato, David Holden - development of the Neurofilament light chain assay to allow for prognostication in Multipla Sclerosis patients
- Runner-up: Megan Hall-Jackson - development of the low-cost training manikin for the insertion of Central Venous Catheters.
- Winner: Physician Response Unit - a collaborative service operated by Barts Health NHS Trust, London’s Air Ambulance (LAA) and London Ambulance Service (LAS).
- Runner-up: Paramita Cifelli and Barts Health Paediatric Diabetes cross-site multidisciplinary team - a tailor-made package of care for paediatric diabetic patients
- Runner-up: Hoda Alkoky, Su-Ann Yeoh, Angela Pakozdi and Hasan Tahir - Virtual Biologic Clinic for rheumatology patients
Collaboration between Barts Health and QMUL
- Winner: Gavin Dreyer, Sally Hull, Sec Hoong, Helen Rainey, Fae Wilkins, Ana Guiterez Nicki Thomas and Neil Ashman - The East London Community Kidney Service for innovative solutions to managing kidney disease
- Runner-up: Anna De Simoni and Pietro Panzarasa - a novel way of analysing social media in order to improve self-management of different diseases