Vote now for your NHS hero in our 2013 Pride Awards February 7th, 2013 admin Latest News Latest Notices Shares Comments Vote now for your NHS hero in our 2013 Pride Awards Do you know a member of staff working at our hospitals or in our community health services who deserves special recognition for their excellence and professionalism? The Trust’s Pride Awards, now in their fifth year, will be held on Friday 10th May at Southport Theatre and Convention Centre. The Patients’ Award is an opportunity for patients and families to show their individual appreciation to a particular member of staff or team. The award, sponsored by software developers Net Orange, is shortlisted only from staff nominated by members of the public. Trust staff nominate colleagues for awards in six other categories. Nominations, which can be made online at the Trust website www.southportandormskirk.nhs.uk, close at midnight on 8th March 2013. They can also be made in writing by calling 01704 704714 and requesting a nomination form. Jonathan Parry, chief executive of Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, said: “Pride Awards 2013 is the chance for patients and their families to highlight someone who they think made their experience of care that extra bit special.” “Our staff work for the NHS across north Sefton and West Lancashire in community roles such as district nurses as well as in the hospitals at Southport and Ormskirk. “They receive thousands of thankyous every year from patients and their families but the Patients’ Award is a special and very public way of saying thank you.” Pictured above is Janet Thompson Submit News Contact us with your community, business or sport news. Phone 07930717137 Email [email protected] 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. Onthespot – your online reporter www.onthespotnews.co.uk Do you have a story to tell? Call OTS www.callots.co.uk Please text or phone 07930717137 or email [email protected] Follow OTS (Onthespot) on Twitter www.twitter.com/onthespot_news Related Comments comments!