Recent Nominations

    We are grateful to everyone who has made a nomination so far. Please feel free to view some of our recent nominations below.



    Catarina Maximo
    Clinical Physiologist (Neuro)
    WSCN (Internal)

    Submitted By 30th Oct 2017
    We had a very difficult week last week, with a combination of annual leave and sick leave. Catarina kept the clinical side of the department afloat. On the Friday she managed three difficult EEGs in ITU on her own - a considerable feat - and stayed late to do the weekly clean up. She demonstrated al...

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    Critical Care Team, Prakash (surname Unknown), Hospital Chaplaincy Lady
    Critical care nurses
    Critical care

    Submitted By 27th Oct 2017
    My father (Michael Harry Porter 17.11.31 to 10.10.17 ) was cared for in the Critical Care unit a various points between 27.09.17 to 10.10.17. During this time he received exemplary care from both the consultants and nurses, which was delivered in a professional, caring, sensitive and respectful wa...

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    Not Sure, Sorry
    Internal Ultrasound staff
    Ultrasound X-ray Department

    Submitted By 21st Oct 2017
    I was pretty anxious for the procedure of an US Pelvis transvaginal to check things were ok after just starting HRT. (17.10.17 17.50 hrs) XRay Department. The lady was very kind and made my 'experience' less embarrassing and helped me relax. I was given lots of information of what she could see thr...

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    Dee Bousfield
    Dietitian
    Dietetics (Internal)

    Submitted By 20th Oct 2017
    Dee is an amazing Dietitian. She always advocates for patients and consistently goes above and beyond to put patients first. If I, or anyone in my family, needed Dietitian support at any stage I would always want it to be Dee. In addition to her amazing clinical work, Dee has done an incredible amo...

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    Matthew Wickens
    Porter
    Estates and Facilities (Internal)

    Submitted By 19th Oct 2017
    During the recent ward move from Maple Ward back to Aspen Ward, Mat was exceptional, he worked really efficiently to help the nursing staff transfer patients and equipment with a smile and nothing was too much trouble. He went over and above to help, anticipating the needs of the patients and staff ...

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    Sally Greensmith, Gillian Nelson, Katherine Gumbs
    Project Manager
    Project Management Office (Internal)

    Submitted By 18th Oct 2017
    The "Be the Change" team. They work tirelessly behind the scenes to run our Change programme, and supporting everyone, from porters to doctors, to improve quality and safety in our Trust. This translates to hundreds of improvement projects throughout the Trust and had resulted in a palpabl...

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    Mark Hinchcliffe, Ria Wright, Gareth Jones, Deenagh Mccaully, Louise Davies
    Programme Office Manager
    Project Management Office (Internal)

    Submitted By 18th Oct 2017
    The "Be the Change" team. They work tirelessly behind the scenes to run our Change programme, and supporting everyone, from porters to doctors, to improve quality and safety in our Trust. This translates to hundreds of improvement projects throughout the Trust and had resulted in a palpabl...

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    Angel Baloyo, Sister Helen Young, Sistern Karsten Alvar
    SN
    COTE (Internal)

    Submitted By 18th Oct 2017
    Angel's contribution, alongside those of Sister Young and Alvar, to our #endPJparalysis campaign on Holly has been phenomenal. She galvanised and organised her staff to run a Pyjama party to help highlight the perils of bedrest in elderly patients and had shown real innovation and creativity in gett...

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    Jamie Parkinson
    Senior Physiotherapist
    Outpatient Physiotherapy (Internal)

    Submitted By 17th Oct 2017
    Since joining the Physiotherapy team Jamie has been proactive, constantly looking for new ways to improve the service for both patients and staff. Jamie has identified areas that could be improved and has worked hard to make change. He is a real asset to the team.

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    Clare Roberts
    Deputy Sister
    AMU/ASPEN

    Submitted By 16th Oct 2017
    My dad was admitted to hospital for some investigating checks. He was suffering confusion and was quite a handful, but Clare used her northern charm to persuade my dad to trust her, giving my family and I some reassurance in a distressing time. Unfortunately my dad's condition worsened very quickl...

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    Kimm Scholes
    Medical Support Worker
    Aspen ward (Internal)

    Submitted By 13th Oct 2017
    Kimm was superb support to the Aspen ward team during the transfer to Maple and the return to Aspen ward . She was exceedingly organised which assisted greatly with the moves undertaken. She prepared in advance providing assistance to both her medical and nursing colleagues Thankyou from a...

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    Helen Rendell
    Alcohol liason Nurse
    (Internal)

    Submitted By 13th Oct 2017
    Helen, took time out of her working day to assist the Aspen Ward staff with their return to Aspen on Wednesday 11th October . Nothing was too much trouble, and her assistance was greatly appreciated by all of the team. Thank you from the Aspen team

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    Steven Hill
    Non clinical risk manager
    (Internal)

    Submitted By 13th Oct 2017
    Steven took time out of his working day to join the Aspen ward team with their return to Aspen from Maple Ward on Wednesday 11th October. His attitude, his helpfulness and his assistance were very much appreciated Thank you from all of the Aspen Ward team

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    Susie Wooley
    Occupational health clinical nurse
    Occupational health (Internal)

    Submitted By 13th Oct 2017
    I have seen Susie twice recently for vaccinations, and despite having a huge needle phobia, Susie has managed to make me feel calm and relaxed on both occasions. It really makes a difference seeing someone who is always so cheerful, friendly and caring. Definitely deserving of a WOW award.

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    Matt Stevenson
    Physio

    Submitted By 12th Oct 2017
    I had a slip at work and had two lots of x rays taken, on different days. I was shocked to hear that I had sustained a fracture. No one took the time to explain properly the nature of my injury and talk me through the x rays until I went to see Matt. His explaination of my injury was first class and...

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    Veronica Elliott
    Administrator
    T & O

    Submitted By 9th Oct 2017
    I had an operation booked and found out that this was going to be cancelled. However Veronica has pulled out all the stops and it has now been confirmed that I will be having my op on Thursday. I would like to say well done to Veronica she has been efficient every step of the way. Has remained in...

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    Grace Mcclean
    Booking Clerk
    Radiology

    Submitted By 9th Oct 2017
    My husband has a recently diagnosed heart condition and is quite anxious about it. He also has a minor injury to his foot which requires an ultra sound scan. We were on holiday when the letter from ultrasound came through even though we had told the GP about our holiday. Of course we missed your 3 d...

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    Yvonne Loi Heng
    Catering
    Dickens Ward (Internal)

    Submitted By 8th Oct 2017
    Yvonne stepped in to work as translator without my prompting whilst I was treating a Portuguese speaker. Yvonne stuck with me for 5-10 mins, striking up an instant rapport with the patient. I noticed shortly afterward that she organised something special from outside for the patients lunch. ...

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    Dr Madhu Rangaiah (haematology), Juliet Nkansa, Mariana Silva
    haematology
    haematology

    Submitted By 7th Oct 2017
    Thanks to these stars in haemo i've had a speedy recovery, but i want to nominate these guys for their utter professionalism, and the manner in which they go about their daily duties. Thanks guys!

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    Charley Randall
    hca
    dickens (Internal)

    Submitted By 6th Oct 2017
    Always smiling, always knows the answer to a question, always lending a hand if you need it. Charley is very trustworthy and approachable, if I was a patient on the ward I would feel very comfortable knowing she was looking after me. :)

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