Health Education England

2016 NHS Leadership Recognition Awards Winners

Congratulations to all winners of this year's Leadership Recognition Awards:

INCLUSIVE LEADER OF THE YEAR

ImageNavrita Atwal, Equality, Diversity and Inclusive Manager, East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust

Nominated by Jagtar Singh, Chair, Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust 

"Navrita was central to the design and development of a range of initiatives aimed at creating awareness, generating engagement, tackling discrimination and celebrating diversity."
EXCELLENCE IN PATIENT EXPERIENCE

ImageJulie Hutchings, ADHD Specialist Nurse, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Nominated by Tina Charlton, Head of Specialist Services 

"Julie has gone way above her day job and is a fantastic role model, working across boundaries with good use of a variety of engagement platforms. Her nomination included a really excellent array of success measures"

LEADING SYSTEMS TRANSFORMATION

ImageDebbie Bodhanya, Chief Executive, Stellar Healthcare

Nominated by Kay Odysseos, Communications Lead

"This nomination gave lots of examples to demonstrate how Debbie has worked and shared learning across the system beyond her own setting as well as internationally."

NHS LIVING THE VALUES

ImagePatient Experience Team, The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust

Nominated by Shahid Sardar, Associate Director - Patient Engagement

"The Patient Experience Team fully demonstrates all the qualities for this category including their compassion and collaborative working. they have made changes that have had a positive impact at a national level."

PATIENT LEADER OF THE YEAR

ImageGill Orves, Chair of Ipswich Hospital User Group, The Ipswich Hospital NHS Trust

Nominated by Lisa Nobes, Director of Nursing

"Gill demonstrated innovation, a huge amount of work across a broad spectrum of influence, using her insights and experience as a way of engaging people across the system, and sharing learning and good practice to improve services."

TEAM OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT - NON-CLINICAL

ImageProvide Technology Team, Provide 

Nominated by Sarah Barnes, Assistant Director

"Provide Technology Team were brave enough to throw everything in the air and start again; bringing other teams with them and adding huge value to everyone's work life."

EMERGING LEADER OF THE YEAR

ImageTara Pauley, Research Midwife, Hinchingbrooke Health Care NHS Foundation Trust 

Nominated by Heather Gallagher, Head of Midwifery

"Tara has overcome significant personal challenge and harnessed this experience to inspire others."

TEAM OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT - CLINICAL

ImageMedicines Management Team, Ipswich and East Suffolk CCG

Nominated by Maddie Baker-Woods, Chief Operating Officer

"This team achieved a lot in a complex environment with easy to see teamwork. their work cut across lots of settings with demonstrable results."

LEADING AND DEVELOPING PEOPLE

Joint winners:

ImageBernard Brett, Independent Chair - East of England Clinical Senate, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nominated by Sue Edwards, Head of East of England Clinical Senate

"Bernard is a highly skilled individual and the nomination showed great evidence of the scope of his development activity, creating clear processes, succession planning and tailored development for each individual in his team."

ImageJoanne Clark, Senior Occupational Therapist/Acute Stroke Therapy Team Lead, Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust

Nominated by Danielle Sharkey, Senior Occupational Therapist

"Joanne went above and beyond her job, using creative learning methods to develop staff, showing determination and resilience to transform her team."

LEADING FOR SERVICE IMPROVEMENT AND INNOVATION

ImageEmma Tiffin, GP and Mental Health Clinical Lead, Cambridge and Peterborough CCG

Nominated by Tracy Dowling, Chief Officer

"This category attracted many strong nominations. Judges felt that Emma's nomination provided great evidence of a wide range of engagement, measurable outcomes and inclusion, describing her a passionate and committed leader who demonstrates strong leadership qualities and networking ability."

INSPIRATIONAL LEADER OF THE YEAR

ImageBeverley Goose, Lead Palliative Care and End of Life Nurse, Peterborough and Stamford Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Nominated by Linda Launchbury, Palliative Care Clinical Nurse Specialist

"This nomination gave strong evidence of a clear patient and quality focus. The judges considered that, for someone working at the clinical interface, Beverley's achievements are remarkeable."

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