City Hospitals Sunderland swept the board with a whopping seven category wins at the Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards.
The Awards, presented by the Sunderland Echo and Shields Gazette recognise people across the health sector who provide outstanding patient care and always go the extra mile.
This is a great achievement for the Trust and celebrates the fantastic efforts and dedication of many members of the team.
To top the celebrations off, Director of Corporate Affairs and Legal, Carol Harries was presented with the Special Recognition Award, chosen by the Sunderland Echo and Shields Gazette. Carol has been with the Trust since 1972 and was hailed as a ‘great ambassador for Sunderland’.
Here are the list of winners and nominees from Sunderland City Hospitals Trust:
Special Recognition Award (chosen by the Sunderland Echo and Shields Gazette)
Winner – Carol Harries, Director of Corporate Affairs and Legal
Hospital Doctor of the Year
Winner – Chris Phillips, ED Consultant
Nominees – Ralph Marsh, Consultant Radiologist and Hilary Turner, Consultant Anaesthetist.
Nurse of the Year
Winner – Sue Crossman, Nurse Manager, Colposcopy
Nominees – Lesley Waugh (Phoenix Unit) and Lesley Taylor (Ward F61)
Therapist of the Year
Nominee – Christina Harrison, Physio Technical Instructor
Care Worker of the Year
Nominee – Sammy Jo Green
Midwife of the Year
Winners – Catherine Carter, Substance Misuse Midwife and Janette Johnson, ANNB Screening Lead
Pharmacist of the Year
Nominee – Thomas Harris, ED Pharmacist
Team of the Year
Winner – Renal Satellite Units
Nominees – Neonatal Unit and Haygarth Ward (Sunderland Eye Infirmary)
Customer Service / Unsung Hero Award
Winner – Steven Hogg, Volunteer
Nominees – Emelita Berber Smith, Clerical Officer, OPD Helpdesk and Jacqui Christie, Cancer Imaging Service Co-ordinator
Health Care Scientist
Winner – Neurophysiology
Long Term Achievement
Nominee – Helen Blackman, Sister, Renal Unit