Building Better Healthcare Awards

Meet the 2021 Building Better Healthcare Awards headline sponsors

Published: 23-Jun-2021

The ceremony will celebrate the accomplishments of healthcare organisations and services for both 2020 and 2021

Taking place on 3rd November 2021, the Building Better Healthcare Awards and Exhibition will once again celebrate the excellence of new and existing healthcare brands, services, social care providers and professionals on their outstanding achievements and innovations in the past two years.

By shining the spotlight on successful endeavours, be it fixtures and fittings or patient care facilities, the awards will showcase the hard work of those working tirelessly in the health and social care industry.

The ceremony will be led by the Building Better Healthcare team, who will be joined by each of the category sponsors to announce the winners for 2020 and 2021.

Attendees seated for the ceremony in 2019

Attendees seated for the ceremony in 2019

The event is thrilled to be joined by a host of former and new sponsors and partners this year:


The professional consulting firm, IHP, specifically focuses on the implementation of emergency management solutions for all levels of hospital and care management services. With their ability to deliver national-best practices in comprehensive solutions and unprecedented care, it is only fitting that they sponsor this year’s Best Examples of Efficiencies category.


In partnership with the NHS, Catfoss specialise in providing modern and durable space solutions in hospital locations, providing a strong and secure foundation for both patients and employees. With core values surrounding the comfort and satisfaction of clients and patients, Catfoss will proudly sponsor the ‘Estates and Facilities Team of the Year’ category, which remains a strong focus of their business.

Brandon Medical

Brandon Medical, a renowned technology company specialising in healthcare facilities such as medical lighting, power and control systems provides exceptional integrated systems to meet the ever-changing needs of patients and medical staff. Brandon Medical are this year’s proud sponsors of the Best Furniture and Fixtures category.

GlobalView Systems

Sponsoring the Best Collaborative Arts (static) category is GlobalView, the UK based software development company that specialises in solutions that enhance the two-way radio systems often found in medical and hospital facilities.

The 2019 awards sponsors, partners and exhibitors

The 2019 awards sponsors, partners and exhibitors

Aqua Free

In medical establishments patients and employees need reliable protection against waterborne bacteria. Aqua Free, who work closely with leading university hospitals, provide safe and sustainable solutions for high-risk areas such as haematology, oncology or neonatology facilities to ensure safe water. This year Aqua Free will sponsor the Best Interior Design Project (New build) category.


Offering specialised contract furniture for patients or hospital use, Knightsbridge are a forward thinking furniture supplier who pride themselves on design excellence, quality and continued dedication to their clients. By using innovative technology and modern production techniques, their chosen category ‘Best Healthcare Development (UK - value <£10m)’ remains close to their ambition as a prestigious worldwide organisation.

Willmot Dixon

Willmot Dixon are once again joining the line-up to sponsor the ‘Best Use of Technology (Primary/Community Care)’ category. The company prides themselves on creating huge and long lasting positive impact through construction and interior for enhancing the lives of communities.

Wardray Premise

Wardray Premise, the radiation protection specialists, is sponsoring the ‘Best Use of Technology (Acute Care)’ category. The company covers all means of technology and products regarding X-ray, MR and medical radiation services with the ambition to continually support a safe and comfortable environment for patients and specialists. From patient safety and comfort to digital equipment and illuminated picture panels, Wardray Premise utilises the latest technology and is an ambassador for best use of technology.


With the demand for modular and custom cleanrooms increasing over the past 18 months, it is no wonder that Guardtech have been extremely successful in designing and installing a record number of modular facilities. The tried and trusted best in industry, Guardtech will be the official sponsors of the Best Modular/Mobile Healthcare Facility category.

LSI Architects

LSI Architects, the award winning architectural practice, aims to create sustainable, innovative, valuable and positive architecture that improves lives, builds communities and enhances society. With that in mind, sponsoring the Best Dementia Care Development category eludes to their passion and desire to help those in need.

Tilbury Douglas

Tilbury Douglas is the leading UK building, infrastructure, engineering and fit out company that delivers vital projects across a range of sectors, including healthcare. Providing specialist design and build capabilities, Tilbury Douglas is experienced at project management and integrating all aspects of a development project. This year they will be sponsoring the Clinician’s choice award, which celebrates those who represent the biggest impact on the patient experience and outcomes.

Meet the 2021 Building Better Healthcare Awards headline sponsors


New sponsors for 2021, WHSmith aims to support and celebrate everyone who has made an impact as a healthcare hero by sponsoring the Patients Choice Award. As a national retailer, WHSmith operates in many hospitals across the country to deliver strong retail offers within the healthcare industries.

“2020 was an unprecedented year for so many. While everyone faced many challenges we, at WHSmith, wanted to provide as much support as we could to the communities we serve.”

Across our hospital communities, we increased our support for NHS key workers to express our gratitude for their incredible work and provide a little extra help to make their life easier wherever we could.” - WHSmith, June 2021.

Fordingbridge exhibiting in 2021

Fordingbridge exhibiting in 2021

The proud partners of The Building Better Healthcare Awards and Exhibition who will be found in the exhibition prior to the awards presentation include, PHS Architects, Fordingbridge, MTX, Tilbury Douglas and Interserve, who will join us in celebrating the wonderful achievements of this year’s winners of the 22 awards.

The ceremony will take place on 3rd November at The Brewery, London.

Entries are now open for the awards and will end on the 22nd July - View the categories to enter the awards today!

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