A Falmouth-based training firm has been shortlisted for the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Partnership Award.

Take Point Training, developed in cooperation with Barts Health NHS Trust, offers leadership and team development training using input of former military personnel.

This year's HSJ Partnership Awards received 228 entries.

It aims to recognise notable contributions to bettering healthcare and fostering cooperation with the NHS.

Take Point Training was singled out for its Self, Teams and Team of Teams (STATT) Course, qualifying it as a distinctive 'success story' for the judges.

The STATT Course is aimed at NHS healthcare professionals and was developed in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.

The programme, which lasts three days, prioritises leadership, team cohesion, wellbeing and adaptability in challenging situations.

The course has gained popularity among corporate clients and hospitals in the UK, including Barts Health NHS Trust in London.

More than 600 workers have benefited from it.

Falmouth Packet: This year's HSJ Partnership Awards received 228 entries

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."

HSJ editor Alastair McLellan, added: "It always gives me great pleasure to congratulate our finalists at this stage of the judging process.

"The calibre of entries left our panel of expert judges with some tough decisions."

The winners will be declared on March 21, 2024.