Congratulations to senior trauma nurse Glynis Peat from Middlesbrough spinal cord injuries centre who has been named outstanding woman of the year at the women in spinal cord injuries awards ceremony.
The brand new event launched this year by the Spinal Injuries Association (SIA) recognises the outstanding women who contribute to the treatment and care of spinal cord injured people across the UK, as well as celebrating the achievements of spinal cord injured people and law professionals.
The glamorous ceremony was hosted by Gary Lineker – who along with his wife Danielle Bux has been a long term supporter of SIA – at the Botanical Gardens in Birmingham, where the winners of all 16 awards were announced by SIA’s celebrity ambassadors throughout the evening.
Glynis was nominated for the outstanding woman award by Paul Smith, chief executive officer, Spinal Cord Injuries Association who said: “Glynis is central to the activity of the Golden Jubilee spinal cord injuries centre at James Cook. She ensures the voice of the spinal cord injury community is heard, and is trusted to put forward patients views and concerns.”