Award categories

The LaingBuisson Awards recognise and celebrate industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors. Leaders from across the sector come together to hear and celebrate each other’s successes. Already a fixed point in the calendar, the LaingBuisson Awards can, fingers crossed, bring everyone back together in 2021 to celebrate the growth and success of UK health and care services.

Property

Property Consultant
Excellence in advising on valuation, consulting, acquisition, sale and financing of healthcare property assets.

Property Developer
Track record of site development in health or social care.

Investors & Finance

Investor
Excellence as an investor across either equity or debt, demonstrating a successful investment strategy and high returns or track record of investment across healthcare or healthcare property.

Lender
Excellence in lending to the sector demonstrating good market knowledge, innovation and a distinctive/successful strategy or execution.

Financial Advisor
Excellence in the provision of corporate finance advice with a focus on successful transactions you have advised on.

Innovators & Leaders

Public Private Partnership
Excellence in a strategic partnership between the public and independent sectors with a focus on outcomes, value for money and innovation.

Innovation in Care
Innovation in the delivery of care in any setting.

Excellence in Training
Innovation in the delivery of training to healthcare and/or social care professionals.

Management Excellence
Excellence in the management of a company which has delivered exceptional clinical or patient outcomes, financial results or employee engagement.

Innovation in Health Tech
Innovation in health tech in any setting, in the delivery and support of care as a service or clinical procedure.

Rising Star
A rising star in the world of healthcare and/or social care.

Outstanding Contribution
(Nominations are not open for this category. The recipient of this award is identified and chosen by LaingBuisson)

Social Care

Large Residential Care >1000 beds 
Excellence in residential or nursing care for older people, with a focus on innovation and engagement with service users within a larger organisation

Specialist Care
Providers of specialist care for adults with physical or learning disabilities or mental health problems in a residential setting.

Homecare
Excellence in the provision of personal care or healthcare in a home setting with a focus on innovation and/or higher acuity services.

Small Residential Care <1000 beds 
Excellence in residential or nursing care for older people, with a focus on innovation and engagement with service users within a smaller organisation

Supported Living
Excellence in looking after adults with physical or learning disabilities or mental health problems in a supported living setting.

Housing with Care
Excellence in the provision and development of Retirement Villages or Extra Care.

Children’s Services
Excellence in the delivery of children’s services in any setting (fostering, residential, school)

Advisors

Management Consultant
Excellence in the provision of strategic or commercial advice on a transaction or as a retained advisor with a focus on relevant case studies.

Legal Advisor – Public
Excellence in the provision of legal services to the NHS, local authorities, regulators and other public sector organisations with a focus on relevant transactions, clients or matters (such as CMA investigations).

Recruiter
Excellence in the recruitment of professionals in the healthcare and social care sectors

Legal Advisor – Independent
Excellence in the provision of legal services to the independent sector (both for profit and not for profit) with a focus on relevant transactions, clients or matters (such as CMA investigations).

Health Cover Provider
Innovation and excellence in the provision of health cover insurance, cash plans and other treatment payment options to private healthcare customer individuals or companies.

Clinical Services

Hospital 
Excellence in the provision of acute or mental health services with a focus on innovation and differentiation as a result of an individual hospital initiative or investment.

Primary Care & Diagnostics
Excellence in the delivery of healthcare services in the primary care setting including GP practices, diagnostics, integration with acute care (Integrated Care Systems) and disease management.

Nursing Practice
Excellence in the delivery of nursing services with a focus on innovation, patient management and engagement in the acute or mental health hospital setting across both the NHS and Independent Hospital providers.

Hospital Group 
Excellence, as a group, in the provision of acute or mental health services with a focus on innovation and differentiation as a result of a group initiative or investment.

Healthcare Outcomes
Excellence in the delivery of better healthcare outcomes with a focus on ability to demonstrate those outcomes.

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