Congratulations to the organisations that were shortlisted for the 2019 NICE shared learning award.

We received 68 entries from organisations across the NHS, local authorities, social care, and the voluntary and private sectors. The standard was extremely high.

2019 award winner

Fast-track surgery for operable patients with pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic Cancer UK and University Hospitals Birmingham

An innovative new care pathway that speeds up access to pancreatic cancer surgery.

Find out more in our blog

It feels absolutely fantastic to have won this Shared Learning Award. We feel this work and this project could really drive improvements for pancreatic cancer. It’s exciting as it does feel like this is recognition of what a crucial piece of work this is and how important it could be in improving care.
Anna Jewell – Head of Support and Information, Pancreatic Cancer UK
Promoting hydration in care homes poster

Contact: Georgia Papacleovoulou

Senior Policy and Intelligence Manager, Pancreatic Cancer UK


Runners up

The Scarred Liver Project: a new diagnostic pathway to detect chronic liver disease

University of Nottingham and Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust


Highly commended entries