Meet the Cavell Star Award winners…
"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
“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
“Being nominated by colleagues is the most awesome thing... I will wear my star badge with pride!”
Deputy Director of Nursing Paul Jebb from Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
"I’d really like to thank Jo both for nominating me and her support throughout my time working on the project."
Research Healthcare Assistant Rebecca Grenfell from University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust
“It is always rewarding to have good practice recognised and it motivates us all to do our best.”
Special Care Baby Unit (SCBU) from Kettering General Hospital
Stars shining bright in Blackpool
Stroke Unit nurses Kerryann and Nikki from Blackpool Victoria Hospital
"I was so touched that my team thought that highly of me."
Midwife Joan Boyce from Craigavon Area Hospital
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