CHS sweeps the board at Sunderland and South Tyneside Health Awards

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