Posted Thursday, January 17, 2019 12:34 PM
Proving that hard work, support and dedication really does pay off, King’s Mill Hospital Reporting Radiographer, Heather Hewitt has been awarded a Certificate of Achievement and Academic Excellence for getting the highest marks (98%) in her year group.
For the past 18 months Heather, 34, from Belper, has been studying for her Post Graduate Diploma in Clinical Reporting (Appendicular and Axial Skeleton) at Canterbury Christ Church University, where she achieved a distinction.
Heather was presented with the certificate of achievement by co-sponsor of the award, InHealth Reporting, Fodi Kyriakos.
Heather said: “I have wanted to do this qualification for years, so I’m really pleased that I was given the chance to do it. It’s been a lot of hard work and lots of hours of study, but it has all been worth it and I am looking forward to putting my new skills into practice in my new role. I am delighted to have also been presented with this award and I would like to thank my mentor and my colleagues for all their support during my studies.”
The qualification has allowed Heather to progress in to a Reporting Radiographer role at Sherwood Forest Hospitals, having previously been a Senior Radiographer. She added: “I am so glad that I have been given this opportunity, I’m looking forward to the step up and the challenge.”
Fodi Kyrikos, representing InHealth Reporting said: “This is an amazing recognition for Heather’s work and the dedication that she has put into the course. The award is not only recognition of her hard work, but it also recognises the support that has been given by her mentors and the team around her who have supported her to progress into this key role.”