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Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust wins high commendation at HSJ Partnership Awards

It was a celebratory night for Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust at the HSJ Partnership Awards 2023 as they won a High Commendation for their mobile approach to addressing health inequalities across the region.

Laura Nash Laura Nash

Published 24 March 2023

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Trust at HSJ Partnership Awards 2023 Press release

Using an Outreach, EMS Healthcare's first innovative self-drive solution, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership are working to address health inequalities by improving access to care through the Living Well Buses. The service provides on-the-spot vaccinations, physical health checks, wellbeing and mental health support in the heart of communities. 

As the first of its kind nationally, within 8 months of the project launching, the Living Well Buses has delivered:

  • 11,000 vaccinations
  • 8,000 physical health checks 
  • 380 mobile clinics at sites including homeless shelters, learning disability day centres and mental health crisis cafes

This is a fantastic achievement to be recognised for the impact the service is having across Cheshire and Merseyside, helping to deliver vital healthcare services to underserved communities.