Industry/Social Care/Supplier Awards

NASHiCS send its congratulations to Barchester Healthcare for  gaining the Healthcare Industry Award from RoSPA 2020.

Entrants must be able to demonstrate a robust and high quality safety management system together with a  minimum of four years’ consistently excellent  or continuously improving health and safety performance.
Each award comprises an engraved   trophy to be held permanently.

A note from the National Chair

So well done, and congratulations to you all, as Winner of the RoSPA Industry   Sector- Healthcare Award 2020.
As the video said, “Its all about You”  – celebrate the achievement. &  enjoy the drink you started on the Virtual Ceremony”. 

Here is the YouTube video of the presentation. Go to around 17 minutes

Wrexham Council workers Care Award for Training Transformation.

WCBC Beverly Larkins formally one of the H&S Officers who attended NASHICS meetings  in  the early years has won an award.

Beverley who is a staff development and Training Officer introduced a training programme to help care home staff  transform the lives of  people living with dementia. She was nominated for  the Excellence in Dementia Care award held at City Hall Cardiff.

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More accolades for WCS.

NASHiCS member WCS  Care group  continues to grow!
They have just received two further ‘Outstanding’ rating from CQC.

The homes concerned are
Mill Green

These two homes are the only two homes in the group who provide Residential Care for Younger Adults, which makes it a further achievement for both to get outstanding.

The ‘outstanding ratings’ by the CQC  were made after  unannounced inspections in July 2016.

That brings us to 5 Outstanding out of 12 homes.
The First Care Homes Provider in England to do so!

Congratulations to the team

The Richmond Fellowship Scotland has been successful in the 60th year of the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2016.

The company, based in Glasgow, achieved the Winner of the Healthcare Services Sector award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA).

The RoSPA Awards is celebrating 60 years of presenting highly-regarded and sought after accolades to businesses and organisations which have shown commitment to accident and ill-health prevention.

Through the scheme, which is open to businesses and organisations of all types and sizes from across the UK and overseas, judges consider entrants’ overarching occupational health and safety management systems, including practices such as leadership and workforce involvement.

Julia Small, RoSPA’s head of awards and events, said: “To win an award at such a highly-regarded event as the RoSPA Awards is a great achievement for our winners. It recognises their commitment to maintaining an excellent health and safety record and raises the bar for other organisations to aspire to. We offer them our congratulations.

“This year was doubly special for our winners as their achievements were recognised as the RoSPA Awards celebrated its diamond anniversary, which is a ringing endorsement of the thousands of businesses and organisations that have committed to continuous improvement in accident and ill-health prevention.”

Tony Priest Health and Safety Advisor and NASHiCS Member said: “This award is testimony to the commitment from all members of staff throughout the organisation and their hard work in achieving excellence in Health and Safety and without them we would not have been able to gain this award”. 

Competitive awards go to the best entries in 24 industry sectors including construction, healthcare, transport and logistics, engineering, manufacturing and education.Tony Priest (3)


For more information about the RoSPA Awards visit

Jackloc Crowned Small Business of the year 2015.

NASHiCS supplier member, Family-run company
Jackloc, based in Claybrooke Parva, is celebrating its success after being crowned Leicestershire Small Business of the Year, at the prestigious East Midlands Chamber 2015 Business Awards.
Having initially being shortlisted from 12 applicants as one of three finalists in Leicestershire, the Jackloc universal window and door restrictors, beat off stiff competition to scoop the award, which was presented at a black-tie gala dinner at the Athena in Leicester.


150915 – Jackloc Small Business of the Year winner TRADE FINAL


Judith and Emma – Directors with members of the Team