This year there are 10 categories – eight are open to nominations from staff and one is open to nominations from patients and carers.
This award commends an individual who has been with our Trust for three years or less and has made a significant impact in their role. Nominees for this category are high performers who demonstrate drive and commitment and inspire those around them. It is clear that these individuals will go far in their chosen careers.
Distinguished service (new for 2019)
This will be presented to an individual that has worked above and beyond the call of duty in their service to the Trust. They will be a long serving member of staff (who has been with our organisation for at least six years). This could be a current member of staff or someone who has left or retired over the past year.
Leading with integrity
This is awarded to a member of staff who provides outstanding leadership to an individual, team or department. It celebrates those who make fair decisions, in an open and transparent way, considering the impact on those around them.
Working in collaboration
This award recognises an individual or team who exemplify working collaboratively with internal and external teams or departments to improve services and patient care
Support service of the year
This award celebrates outstanding work from a support service team who go above and beyond to help frontline services deliver operational excellence.
Frontline team of the year
This award recognises frontline teams that have been through change and/or service enhancements and as a result have made improvements to the safety, quality and effectiveness of the clinical services they provide.
Clinical unsung hero (new for 2019)
A clinical member of staff who goes the extra mile to provide excellent service. They frequently go above and beyond the call of duty, clearly demonstrate our Trust values and put in additional effort to deliver safe, effective and high-quality care.
Non-clinical unsung hero (new for 2019)
A non-clinical member of staff who goes the extra mile to provide excellent service. They frequently go above and beyond the call of duty, clearly demonstrate our trust values and put in additional effort to support colleagues and service users.
This awarded is nominated by patients and is awarded to a team or individual who has provided outstanding care to service users. It is someone who shows support, consideration and compassion and places patients at the heart of everything they do.