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WHH Thank You Awards finalists 2023-2024

Our Thank You Awards 2023-24 will be held on Friday 10 May at Concorde Conference Centre, where we will be celebrating the contribution made by all of our colleagues and volunteers over the past 12 months.

This year’s shortlist (listed in alphabetical order within each category):

Clinical Team of the Year

  • Acute Medicine Team
  • Radiology CT Team
  • Ward C23 (Maternity) 

Support Team of the Year

  • Quality Academy Teams
  • Security and Portering Teams
  • Transfusion Team

Patient Safety Award

  • Dr Premkumar Martin, Neonatal Team
  • Maternity Triage Team
  • Paediatric Seven Day Services Project Team

Innovation and Improvement Award

  • Acute Respiratory Virtual Ward Team
  • Pharmacy Team
  • Strategy and Partnerships Team

Inclusion Champion

  • Clare Payne, Knowledge and Evidence Service
  • Peer Café Team
  • Sarah Robinson, Finance

Rising Star Award

  • Esstta Griffiths, Communications and Engagement Team
  • Gill Tyrer, Discharge Team
  • Olivia Rogers, SDEC

Leadership Award

  • Daniel Palmer, Lead Physician Associate, Emergency Department
  • Jaclyn Proctor, Advanced Practice Trust Lead
  • Janette Pennington, Trauma Theatres

Special Recognition Award

  • Claire Hulmes, Wards B10/B11
  • Derek Gates, Halton Radio Volunteer
  • Diane Skidmore, Finance

Living Our Values Award: Colleague of the Year

  • Anthony Connolly, Rheumatology
  • Daniel Masters, Halton Education Centre
  • Dr Liz Nolan, Consultant Geriatrician

People’s Choice Award (nominated by members of the public and readers of the Warrington Guardian / Runcorn and Widnes World)

  • Neonatal Unit Team
  • Sheila McNie, Healthcare Assistant, Ward B18 (Respiratory)
  • Warrington Diabetic Foot Clinic

You Made a Difference Award

  • Paediatric, Anaesthetic and Physiotherapy Teams (June 2023 winner)
  • Orthopaedic and Anaesthetic Multi-disciplinary Team (November 2023 winner)
  • Warrington Theatres, Midwifery & Obstetric, Anaesthetic, Transfusion, Surgical and Intensive Care Teams (January 2024 winner)

A special Outstanding Achievement Award will also be presented on the night.


Thank you to our sponsors:

The Thank You Awards are paid for purely through sponsorship, ticket sales and WHH Charity funding.

We would like to thank our sponsors for their generous support:

  • Kier
  • Ryder
  • Warrington Borough Council
  • University of Chester
  • Weightmans
  • Transform Performance International
  • Hill Dickinson
  • NHS Professionals
  • CMP

If you may be interested in supporting the event, please contact the organising committee at whh.thankyouawards@nhs.net

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