Meet the Cavell Star Award winners…
"I absolutely love being a nurse and to get this sort of recognition really is special."
Staff Nurse Lizzie Slater from Blackpool Victoria Hospital
"I've only worked with Esther & Norma a short while, but their motivation and passion towards providing excellent care is second to none. They work tirelessly to ensure that the residents receive person-centred care."
Nurses Esther Mulrain Joe and Norma Whibley from Oulton Park Care Centre
"It was really special to be recognised by my students, it means a lot to me, I’m very honoured to win!”
Senior Lecturer in Adult Nursing Ann-Marie Dodson from Birmingham City University
"It was very emotional, we all cried because it means so much to me and the rest of the team."
Mental Health Team Manager Kali Penfold from HMP Holme House and HMP Kirklevington Grange
“I was totally shocked. This is a huge honour and I am totally humbled by this recognition.”
Clinical Matron Stephen Mellars from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
“I am extremely honoured to receive this award and totally chuffed and proud to have been nominated."
Ward Manager Ann Wimperis from Blackpool Victoria Hospital
"It does mean an awful lot when your colleagues recognise you for what you do."
Advanced Nurse Practitioner Julie Barnes from Millom Community Hospital
“I was quite shocked and humbled, I wasn’t expecting it at all!"
Consultant Nurse Gail Lusardi from Public Health Wales
“Diane goes above and beyond supporting her colleagues in all aspects of their lives. She’s our ‘go to’ person for advice!"
Senior Community Nurse Learning Disabilities Diane Wheatley from Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust
“It was really lovely and unexpected! But really nice to know that my colleagues appreciate what I do."
Matron for Clinical Education Sharon Burfield from Frimley Park Hospital
"I’m very proud of all my staff and as a manager I’m very lucky to have such a caring team who are willing to go the extra mile."
Cavell Star Award winners from Alice Grange Care Home
“It’s great to be recognised for what we do. I don’t think nurses are recognised enough. We work extremely hard and not being valued can be demoralising so winning a Cavell Star Award is an absolute honour!”
General Intensive Care Nurse Nikki Yun from St George's Hospital Intensive Care Unit
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