Exemplar Sites 2020

  •  Frimley health NHS Foundation Trust

  • Oxford University Hospital NHS Trust

  • Medway NHS Foundation Trust

  • Cardiff and Vale UHB

  • Lancashire University hospital


Exemplar Sites 2019

  •  Great Ormond Street Hospital

  •  Aintree University Hospital

  •  St Peter's Hospital

  •  Royal Derby Hospital

  •  St Mary's Hospital-Imperial College

  •  King’s College Hospital

  •  Leeds Teaching Hospital

  •  Leicester Royal Infirmary

  •  Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 

  •  Royal Free Hospital 

  •  Nottingham University Hospitals

  •  Royal Cornwall Hospital

  •  Addenbookes Hospital

  •  Hull General Infirmary

  •  Southampton General Hospital

  •  Royal Bournemouth Hospital

  •  St George's Hospital

  •  University Hospital of North Staffordshire

  •  Ninewells Hospital and Medical School

  •  Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

  •  Royal Infirmary Edinburgh

  •  Royal Liverpool University Hospital

  •  University Hospitals of Coventry & Warwickshire


Exemplar Sites 2018

  •  Royal Sussex County Hospital

  •  Royal Berkshire Hospital

  •  Musgrove Park Hospital

  •  Southmead Hospital

  •  Gartnavel General Hospital

  •  Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

  • North Bristol NHS Trust


Exemplar Sites 2016

  • Frimley Health Foundation Trust

  • Medway NHS Foundation Trust

  • Countess of Chester Hospital

  • Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust

  • Derriford Hospital, Plymouth

  • Norfolk and Norwich University NHS Trust

  • Ashford and St. Peters Hospital

  • Royal Derby Hospital

  • Imperial College St Mary's Hospital, London

  • Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool

  • Kings College Hospital, London

  • Leeds Teaching Hospitals

  • University Hospitals Leicester NHS Trust

  • Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals

  • Royal Free Hospital, London

  • Royal Cornwall Hospital, Truro

  • Nottingham University Hospitals

  • Addenbrooke's Hospital, Cambridge

  • The Christie Hospital, Manchester

  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children

  • Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals 

  • Ninewells Hospital, Dundee

  • Oxford University Hospitals

  • Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham

  • Royal Bournemouth Hospital

  • Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital    

  • Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh

  • The Royal Liverpool Hospitals

  • St George's Healthcare NHS Trust, London 

  • University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire

  • University Hospital of North Staffordshire

  • University Hospitals Southampton


The following sites have demonstrated a commitment to continuous Quality improvement and have achieved Pilot status

  • Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital
  • Colchester Hospital University Foundation NHS Trust
  • Royal Surrey County Hospital
  • York Teaching Hospitals NHS FT
  • Norfolk and Norwich University Hopsitals NHS Trust
  • Torbay Hospital
  • City Hospitals Sunderland Foundation Trust
  • James Cook University Hospital (South Tees) 
  • Victoria Hospital, Kirkcaldy
  • Aberdeen Royal Infirmary
  • Belfast Hospitals
  • University Hospital of Wales, Cardiff
  • Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
  • Manchester Royal Infirmary
  • Royal Berkshire Hospital
  • Royal Preston Hospital


The next round of applications will take place in 2021 and criteria will be explicitly linked to the Provision of Interventional Radiology Services document.

Existing exemplar sites will be notified when a renewal application is due. 

Certificates will be made available.

Please consider an application in the next round.  The Committee is particularly keen to encourage applications from those sites who may not as yet achieved Exemplar status.



Exemplar and Pilot Sites 2016-20