Meet the Cavell Star Award winners…
"My team are amazing and they have been so welcoming. I actually have a ‘work Mam’, she’s not my real Mam but I call her Mam!”
Apprentice Healthcare Assistant Rachel Oren from South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust
"I absolutely love being a nurse and to get this sort of recognition really is special."
Staff Nurse Lizzie Slater from Blackpool Victoria Hospital
"As well as our team huddle, we also have a team cuddle! We’re there for each other, without a doubt.”
Healthcare Assistant Diane McCabe from The Orchard, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust
"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
“I was touched that my midwifery team nominated me for the award, they are really important to me. We’re like a big family.”
Smoking in Pregnancy Midwife Heidi Croucher from Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
"It is an honour to be recognised by my colleagues. You don’t do your job for that reason, but when you get praised, it’s heart-warming."
Major Terri Levett from 203 Welsh Field Hospital, Cardiff
"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
“My nursing team are like my extended family. Once you’ve got good support around you, we can all cope a lot better with what life throws at us.”
Recovery Clinical Lead Teresa Minihane-Smith from Great Western Hospital, Swindon
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