Take Point up for national award


An innovative training course focused on promoting leadership and team building within the NHS has been shortlisted for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Partnership Award. 

Take Point Training, in partnership with Barts Health NHS Trust, has been shortlisted in the category of ‘Best Educational Programme for the NHS’.

The Falmouth-based firm specialises in leadership and team development training using the skills, experience and expertise of former military personnel.

The HSJ Partnership Awards recognises outstanding contributions to improving healthcare and effective collaboration with the NHS. Now in its seventh year, 228 entries have been received for this year’s Partnership Awards, with Take Point Training among the projects and individuals included in the final shortlist.

Stephen Marcus, head of learning at Take Point Training, said: “Being shortlisted for the HSJ Partnership Awards 2024 is extremely exciting and I am thankful for the recognition of the programmes impact, the foresight and ambition of our partners Barts Health NHS Trust, and the hard work of our teams in delivering this successful programme.

“To share the stage with such amazing partnership projects is truly humbling for us. It’s an honour and we are proud to have the opportunity to share our success with our colleagues at Barts Health NHS Trust, and to be able to play a key role in supporting health professionals across the UK.”

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in March.