You Made a Difference Award winners

Rachael wins our You Made a Difference Award for her compassion towards patients and their families

Rachael Lewis was the recent winner of our You Made a Difference Award after being put forward by patient partner Sara Turle. Rachael, who has just moved into a new role as a discharge coordinator, was nominated for her work as a healthcare assistant on our Sunflower Suite. Sara wanted Rachael to be recognised for the compassion she shows for her patients and their loved ones.

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Nicola wins our April You Made A Difference Award

Nicola was nominated by colleague Fiona Farrell, who witnessed Nicola go above and beyond for one of our patients and their family. After finding out how upset a family member was because her mother was an inpatient in the department on her birthday, and they had originally planned to celebrate at a spa day, Nicola decided to bring the spa to them, arranging a makeshift nail bar and pamper session.

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Karen and Paul from our Red2Green team win our March award

Karen and Paul were nominated for their work in organising a ‘Perfect Week’ at our Trust. The Perfect Week is a national initiative which aims to improve patient flow and focused on getting patients home as soon as they were able to. Karen and Paul were nominated by Ron Wright, Chair of our Patient Partnership Council, who was impressed by “the commitment that they exhibited, leading the project with such passion that others were naturally swept along with them.”

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