Do you know a member of staff working at our hospitals or in our community health services who deserves special recognition?

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust annual Pride Awards take place on Friday 17 June.

They are for hospital staff and teams or those working in community health services, who deserve special recognition for their excellence and professionalism.

Staff nominate their colleagues in seven different categories.

A separate People’s Choice Award is for patients and families to show their individual appreciation to a particular member of staff or team.

Nominations are now open at:

Ann Marr, interim Chief Executive, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, said: “The annual Pride Awards is a fantastic opportunity for the community to support their NHS heroes.”

Nominations close at midnight on Saturday 2 April 2016.

The Trust provides community and hospital healthcare across north Sefton and West Lancashire. Each year its staff treat more than a quarter of a million outpatients and care for 60,000 inpatients.

Businesses across Formby, Southport, West Lancashire interested in sponsorship opportunities at the Pride Awards should email


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