The therapeutic supported volunteers team at South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been recognised as one of the country’s top unsung health heroes after scooping a national award. Now in its third year, The Sun newspaper’s Who Cares Wins Awards ceremony honours those across the health and social care sector who go above and beyond for their patients or cause. The volunteers won the Unsung Hero category.
The NHS in the North East has today revealed the two entries it has chosen as part of ten regional champions for the prestigious NHS Parliamentary Awards, supported by Fuji Film to celebrate outstanding health and care staff helping patients as part of the NHS Long Term Plan. And The James Cook Thoracic Surgical Team has been name as one of the regional champions.
The cardiac rhythm management service at the Friarage Hospital has been named Team of the Year at the Arrhythmia Alliance Excellence in Practice Awards. Presented at the annual four day Heart Rhythm Congress in Birmingham, the award recognises the service developments that have taken place within cardiac rhythm management at the Friarage over the last five years.
Advanced nurse practitioner in radiology Helen Scullion is celebrating after being named Nurse of the Year at a prestigious national awards ceremony. Helen was presented with the Nursing Times Award at a glittering event in London hosted by TV and radio presenter Gethin Jones. The accolade comes just months after Helen was listed as one of health and care’s Top 70 Stars as part of national celebrations to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS.
Faye Louise Crawford has become the first student nurse to be crowned as the overall winner of South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s Nightingale Awards. Faye received the prestigious title for showing exceptional determination and professionalism after she continued with her studies despite experiencing a family tragedy.
Trust apprentices celebrated success at the Health Education England North East Apprenticeship Awards – with one being named North East Apprentice of the Year. The awards were held during National Apprenticeship Week, which the Trust also participated in by celebrating previous apprentice successes and highlighting the ongoing hard work of our current apprentices.