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Our awards & accreditations

As a Trust we’re very proud of our achievements and want to celebrate our awards and accreditations. Below you will see a list of our current awards and accreditations.

Our current awards:

HSJ Awards trust of the year 2018 WINNER

In 2018 NHFT were honoured to win the award for HSJ Trust of the Year.

SHORTLISTED: Global Equality and Diversity Awards 2018 - Inclusive Workplace Award

SHORTLISTED: HSJ Value Awards 2019 -  Mental Health Services Award, Clinical Support Services Award

SHORTLISTED: HSJ Patient Safety Awards 2019 - Changing Culture Award, Improving Care for Older People Award, Mental Health Initiative of the Year, Learning Disabilities Initiative of the Year

SHORTLISTED: Healthcare People Management Awards 2019 - Effective use of Diversity, Award for Wellbeing, HR Director of the Year

Our current accreditations:

Care Quality Commission (CQC) grading

In 2018 we were thrilled to receive a rating of ‘outstanding’ from the CQC.

Workplace wellbeing charter

This accreditation demonstrates our commitment to the health and wellbeing of our workforce. These standards reflect best practice and are endorsed nationally by Public Health England.

Living wage employer

The real Living Wage is based on the cost of living and is voluntarily paid by 3,500 UK employers who believe a fair day's work deserves a fair day's pay. NHFT is proud to have been accredited as a Living Wage employer

Northamptonshire Carers Association – Level Three Accreditation

We are very proud to have reached the highest level of this scheme set up by Northamptonshire Carers to encourage employers to provide better opportunities for carers.

Armed Forces Covenant Employer Recognition Scheme - Silver
We are proud to be supportive of those who serve in the armed forces, including veterans, reservists, cadets and forces families.

Investors in the Environment, Green Award 2018

The national accreditation scheme looks at our environmental management plan to make sure we are reducing our core emissions, things like gas, electricity and waste, by 2% per year. The Trust has done exceptionally well by managing to reduce carbon emissions by 24%.

Disability Confident Employer

The Trust is an accredited disability confident employer under the government scheme which works with employers to remove barriers, increase understanding and ensure that disabled people have the opportunities to fulfil their potential and realise their aspirations.

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