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Pathology First shortlisted as a finalist for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2020

16 December 2019

SYNLAB UK & Ireland is delighted to announce Pathology First has been shortlisted as a finalist in the category of Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2020, recognising its outstanding contribution to improving healthcare.

Pathology First is a joint venture between Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and Integrated Pathology Partnerships. Integrated Pathology Partnerships is part of SYNLAB UK & Ireland.

Formed in May 2014, Pathology First delivers pathology services to two NHS Trusts, 180 GP practices, local hospitals and clinics. It currently processes 56,000 tests a day, 14 million tests per year and serves a population of over 750,000 patients.

The judging panel comprised of a diverse range of experts from across the NHS and wider healthcare sector. To be shortlisted as a finalist for these awards is a mark of substantial achievement for SYNLAB UK & Ireland.

Arnaud Gueny CEO of SYNLAB UK & Ireland explains:
“We are delighted to have been shortlisted for Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS. It recognises the partnership, the collaboration and the dedication of both Trusts, the staff, clinicians and scientists. Pathology First represents an extensive transformation, modernisation and reconfiguration of a vital NHS service, ensuring it meets the health needs of the local population both now and in the future.”

HSJ editor Alastair McLellan comments:
“We would like to congratulate SYNLAB UK & Ireland on being nominated in the category of Best Healthcare Provider Partnership with the NHS ahead of HSJ Partnership Awards 2020. We are looking forward to welcoming them to the ceremony in February, to join us in recognising the very best collaborations and innovations in the healthcare sector. This year’s finalists are of an outstanding calibre and all of them are exceptionally dedicated to enhancing healthcare across the UK.”

The winners will be selected following a rigorous, “live panel” judging stage ahead of the HSJ Partnership Awards 2020 awards ceremony. Held at the Park Plaza Westminster on the 27th February, the evening will provide a great opportunity for influential figures to unite and celebrate the achievements of their industry peers. The awards evening is expected to be attended by leaders and professionals from both the NHS and private sector as well as figures from non-clinical backgrounds to celebrate innovation and collaboration in healthcare. This year’s chosen charity partner is MediCinema a charity dedicated to improving the wellbeing of patients, their families and carers across the UK through the magic of the shared cinema experience.

For further information regarding Pathology First please contact us.

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