Staff Excellence Award 2021 Winners

Our Staff Excellence Awards celebrate individual members of staff, teams and volunteers who go above and beyond the call of duty and who have made a positive impact on our services, patients, visitors and colleagues.

The winners were announced at an awards ceremony on Friday 26 November at a virtual event. A full list of winners can be found here.

Congratulations to everyone who was shortlisted!

The Winners!

Nursing, Midwifery & AHP Award (Team)
Winner: King’s Mill Hospital and Newark Hospital Theatres
Runner up: Community Midwives, Ward 32

Nursing, Midwifery & AHP Award (Individual)
Joint winners: Sally Palmer, Nurse Consultant Infection Prevention and Control and Rebecca Loveridge, Head of Occupational Health/Lead Nurse
Runner up: Becky Holmes, Preceptorship Support Nurse

Doctor and Consultant Award (Team)
Winner: Colorectal Surgery Team
Runner up: Mr Chowdhary and Dr Waheed, Urgent Treatment Centre (Newark)

Doctor and Consultant Award (Individual)
Winner: Dr Owain Thompson, Consultant Anaesthetist
Runner up: Dr Jane Selwyn, GP -SFH Mass Vaccination Workforce; Dr Noor, Respiratory Consultant

Specialist Healthcare Award (Team)
Winner: Medical Equipment Management Department/Clinical Engineering
Runner up: Colorectal Nurse Specialists; Point of Care Testing Team

Specialist Healthcare Award (Individual)
Winner: Kathleen Millard, Clinical Chemistry Manager, Pathology
Highly Commended: Heidi Macmillan, Lead Nurse, Tissue Viability
Runner up: James Blacknell, Extended Scope Practitioner, Physiotherapy; Roy Dean, Chief Respiratory Physiologist, Cardio Respiratory

Multi-Disciplinary Team of the Year
Winner: Annual Leave and Overtime Working Group
Runner-up: Asymptomatic Testing Team; Climate Action Team

Most Improved Team
Winner: Security Team
Runner up: EAU; Ward 34

Chris Mcfarlane Award (for Training and Development)
Winner: Nikki Green, E-Learning Development Officer
Runner up: Jenny Shepherd, Paediatric Consultant, Ward 25; Sue Elliot, Medical Education Quality Manager

Clinical Rising Star
Winner: Elizabeth Smith, Senior Physiotherapist
Runner up: Amy Rowland, Physiotherapy Assistant; Declan Parsons, Physiotherapy Assistant

Non-Clinical Rising Star

Winner: Deborah Kearsley, Head of Operational HR
Runner up: Charlotte McIntyre, Communications Officer; Chloe Ward, Operations Assistant

Non-Clinical Services Team of the Year
Winner: Project Management Office
Runner up: Hostess and Catering Teams; Procurement

Non-Clinical Services Individual of the Year
Joint winners: Craig Short, Audit and Improvement Officer and Donna Mariner, Head of Recruitment and Rostering
Runner-up: Hayley Gannon, Pharmacy Stores Assistant

Volunteer of the Year Award
Winner: Margaret Hurrell, Butterfly Volunteer
Runner-up: Newark Hospital Main Reception Volunteers; MRI Volunteers (Newark)

Fundraiser of the Year Award
Winner: Joanna Freeman and the Pharmacy Team
Runner up: Lisa Thompson, Lymphedema Specialist Nurse; Sarah Sarjant and Maternity

Healthier Communities Award

Winner: Community Vaccination Programme
Runner up: Chaplaincy Team; OPAT

The People’s Award

Winner: Multi-disciplinary Team (including Mr Desai, Orthopaedics, Ward 21 & Occupational Therapy)
Runner-up: ICCU; Ward 25

CARE Award of the Year (Clinical)
Winner: Lisa Evans, Health Care Support Worker
Runner up: Julie Paget, Critical Care Nurse; Pat Burdzinska, Housekeeper

CARE Award of the Year (Non-clinical)
Joint winners: Jennie Cullen and Melanie Edgar, Patient Pathway Coordinators
Runner up: Stacey Watkinson-Brown, Pathology Supervisor

The Chair's Award
The Critical Care Unit