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HFMA Awards 2019 shortlist

We are pleased to announce the shortlisted entries for this year’s National Healthcare Finance Awards. 

The HFMA National Healthcare Finance Awards celebrate excellence in finance departments across the four home nations, showcasing best practice and achievement in financial management and governance

The winners will be announced at the annual HFMA gala dinner that will take place during our annual conference in December.

Finance Director of the Year

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Karen Geoghegan, Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust and Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Hardev Virdee, Central and North West London Foundation Trust
Stephen Sutcliffe, NHS Shared Business Services
Sally May, Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust and Cornwall Foundation Trust


Deputy Finance Director of the Year

Sponsored by meridian

Eva Horgan, Liverpool Women's NHS Foundation Trust
Gareth Lawrence, St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Helen Wells, The Walton Centre NHS Foundation Trust

Governance Award 

Sponsored by noviniti

Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust, Sutton CCG and Surrey Downs CCG
360 Assurance and Audit Yorkshire
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Havelock Training Award

Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust
Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Finance Team of the Year

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Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust
Hampshire and Isle of Wight Partnership of Clinical Commissioning Groups
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust


Costing Award

Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust
Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust
Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust

Working with Finance – Clinician of the Year


Prof Mojgan Sani, North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust
Dr Maggie Davies, Western Sussex Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
Jacqueline Andrews, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
Professor Liz Kay, Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Value and Innovation Award

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St Helens Cares
Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust
MIAA and the Cheshire and Merseyside Health and Care Partnership




Hear what last year's Finance Director of the Year, Kathy Roe, said about the excitement of being nominated and winning the award. 



For all queries regarding any of the awards, please contact Danielle Lucas via
email.