Southport NHS Pride Award 2015 winners revealed June 13th, 2015 jmr jmr Latest News Shares Comments Nearly 450 staff, volunteers and guests attended the event at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre on Friday 5th June. Staff cast votes for colleagues in 12 of the 13 categories while patients and other members of the public were invited to vote in the Patients’ Award. Chief Executive Jonathan Parry said: “The Pride Awards is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the commitment, dedication and professionalism of our staff and volunteers. We received nearly 400 nominations which is a big vote in each other and by the people we care for.” The awards were sponsored by Hill Dickinson solicitors, Edge Hill University, The Learning Clinic, D A Languages Ltd, Alto Digital and Zen Office with support from La-De-Da Occasions, of Ormskirk, and Baker Lodge Studios, of Southport. The shortlisted staff and volunteers were (with the winners highlighted in bold) were: Patients’ Award • Catherine Andrew, Podiatrist • Cassandra Garner, HCA, Outpatients • Katie Mann, Physiotherapist Team of the Year • A&E team (highly commended) • Cancer Services • Paediatric Diabetes team • Tarleton District Nursing team Chief Executive’s Award • Children’s Community Nursing Outreach Team (highly commended) • Clair Gahan, EPR Manager • Chris Pilkington, Emergency Planning Liaison Support Officer and Volunteer Coordinator Chair’s Award (volunteers) • Ray and Jackie Hughes, reception desk SDGH • Volunteer Blood Bikes • Shirley Pendleton, Living Well Doctor of the Year • Dr Paddy McDonald (highly commended) • Dr Athmanatha Nauaswami • Dr Mohamed Soliman Nurse/Midwife of the Year • Jo Sinnott-Johnson, District Nurse • Esther Lennon, Oncology Specialist Nurse • Gill Simpson, Dermatology Nurse Health Care Assistant of the Year • Renata Dodd, GP Assessment Unit • Janet Ratcliffe, Spinal • Ken Killingbeck, Therapy Assistant at Southport Centre for Health and Well-being Health Professional of the Year • Heather Duff, Clinical Therapy Manager • John Gwilliam, Antimicrobial Pharmacist • Caroline Holt, Senior Occupational Therapist Support Worker of the Year • John Coates, Electrical Maintenance • Jackie Conway, Housekeeper • Aidan Potter, Porter Administrative/Clerical Worker of the Year • Marie Hatton, PA to the Medical Director • Jan Stevenson, Ward Clerk, Paediatrics • Val Swain, PA to CERT Patient Safety Award • Jane Davis, Staff Nurse, 7B • Staff Health and Wellbeing team • Yvonne Taylor, FESS Safely Reducing Costs Award • Terry Kelly, Logistics Manager • Procurement • Sarah Huyton, Finance Leadership Award • Jeanette Abraham, ADO Planned Care • Jackie Brunton, Cancer Manager • Susan Gara, CERT Team Leader Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07581350321 Email [email protected] Facebook www.facebook.com/otsnews.co.uk Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Breaking local news as it happens, searchable archives with photographs, the ability to instantly comment on news articles – there are so many advantages to OTS (Onthespot) News. If you want your news read locally online then send it to [email protected]– relying only on the newspaper is to restrict yourself to an ever reducing audience. Related Comments comments!