The Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust celebrated its local healthcare heroes at the annual staff awards on Friday 16th November 2018.
Held at the Gateway in Aylesbury, the ceremony featured live music and a catwalk for the winners to strut their stuff down. Individuals and teams were recognised for going the extra mile in delivering safe and compassionate care for patients both in hospitals and across local communities.
Neil Macdonald, Chief Executive of Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust, said: ‘Congratulations to all our finalists – the stories I heard that evening, the lengths to which people go to provide exceptional care, were moving and inspiring. I am incredibly proud of our winners and of all our staff who work hard day in, day out to care for the people of Buckinghamshire and beyond.‘
Winners on the night were :
- The Children’s Community Team who received our CARE Award for Collaboration for the effective way they work together as a team.
- The Nutrition and Dietetic Team who won the CARE Award for Aspire.
- Emil Moga, Deputy Nurse Ward Manager at the NSIC Outpatients who won the CARE Award for Respect.
- Biomedical Scientists Katy Cotton and Claire Stinchcombe in Pathology who received the CARE Award for Enable.
- Katie Richardson, Social Work Assistant at BCC Adult Health & Social Care, won the Partnership Working Award.
- Dr Norman Qureshi, Consultant in Cardiology received an Outstanding Contribution Award.
- Wycombe Hospital Day Nursery won the Support Services Ambassador Award.
- The Early Pregnancy Loss Support Group and maternity volunteer Holly Byrne were joint winners of our Volunteer of the Year Award.
- Florence Nightingale Hospice and Dr Jane Brundish, Specialty Doctor in Palliative Care were joint winners of the Patient Choice Award.
- The Acute Medical Unit team won Healthcare Team of the Year.
- Denise Watson, Manager for Research and Innovation won the CEO Award for Leadership.
- The Lifetime Achievement Award went to Mr Larry Benjamin, Consultant in Ophthalmology.
- A Special Award was given to Stoke Mandeville Hospital Radio who are this year celebrating 40 years of service to the hospital, its staff and patients.