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First Ramsay Health Care Awards in the East!

Over 100 nominations were received for the East Region Health Care Awards. After difficult judging three finalists were selected for each of the ten categories, and these finalists or finalist teams were invited to a celebratory dinner at the Stansted Novotel on Thursday 24 May 2018.

Guests enjoyed a Prosecco reception, a three course buffet meal and an entertaining prize giving ceremony, compered by Andy Haysman and with prizes given by Ramsay Directors.

All three finalists were invited to the stage to announce the winner, receive their prizes and pose for photographs in front of their cheering peers. 

The Awards

Compassion in Practice Award – Presented by Vivienne Heckford
Runners Up: Elizabeth Creigg, Recovery Nurse at Pinehill & Hannah Jackson, HCA at Jacobs Neurological Centre
Winner: Gardens Neurological Centre Team

Innovation Award
– Presented by Paresh Patel
Runners Up: Julie Heubner, Radiographer at Springfield & Rivers Engineering Team
Winner: Springfield Hospital Pharmacy Department

Improving Patient Outcomes Award – Presented by Angela Evans
Runners Up: Jacobs Neurological Centre Therapy Team & Sam Duncan, Radiology Interventional Nurse at Rivers 
Winner: Rivers Physiotherapy Team

Accident Prevention Award – Presented by Paresh Patel
Runners Up: Andrea Thompson, Senior Radiographer at Springfield  & Pinehill Risk Assessment Working Party 
Winne: Housekeeping Team at Springfield

Leadership Award – Presented by Andy Haysman
Runners Up: Karen Doyle, Matron at Pinehill & Nicola Thorpe, Therapy Manager at Jacobs Neuro
Winner: Netty Cracknell, Pharmacy Manager at Springfield

Training and Development Award – Presented by Sarah Dent
Runners Up: Inpatient Bookings, Medical Records & NHS Office Team at Rivers & Karen Whitton, RGN at Pinehill
Winner: Elaine Lees, RN at Jacobs Neuro

Infection Prevention Award – Presented by Vivienne Heckford
Runners Up: Gardens and Jacobs Housekeeping Team & Springfield Housekeeping Team
Winner: Deborah Harrison, IPC Lead at Springfield

Healthy Living Award – Presented by Angela Evans
Runners Up: Shirley King, Admin Team at Pinehill & David Hewitt
Winner: Springfield Catering Team

Customer Service Award – Presented by Sarah Dent
Runners Up: Emily Philpott, Radiographer at Springfield & Anita Cohen, Springfield Pharmacy
Winner: Neuro East HR, Clinical Administration and Reception Teams

Making it Happen Award – Presented by Andy Haysman
Runners Up: Rivers Endoscopy Team & Tania Gomes, House Keeping Team at Pinehill
Winner: Oaks Hospital

Well done to all of the nominees, finalists and winners of Ramsay’s first Healthcare Awards. A great spectacle of innovation and team work.


Celebration and Thanks

Following an amazing award ceremony and recognition of the hard work and dedication of Ramsay staff, the celebration continued into the evening.

David Hewitt and Nicola Thorp were thanked at the end of the evening for their organisation of the proceedings.

Angela Evans, Director of Communications said “It was a really great evening and so good to celebrate the great things that are happening at sites.”

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