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WEST WALES HEALTH & CARE awards 2022

We are delighted to announce the fifth annual West Wales Health And Care Awards in association with Werndale Hospital part of Circle Health Group 

Together we will continue to shine a light and to honour all those incredible Health & Care workers both at individual and team level, those that are at the heart of our communities.

We want to celebrate all those that have risen to the challenge of the past year, overcoming adversity, showing tremendous strength, courage, compassion, and tenacity.

We want to share your story and create a permanent record of all those incredible achievements. Showcasing both teams and individuals

Hussain Bayoomi

Managing Director of Newsquest Wales

Why not take a look at LAST YEAR’S VIRTUAL AWARDS

Awards video

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Cathy Parsons

Head of Events

If you would like more information on the opportunities available, please contact myself on 07977 967777 / 01633 777126  or catherine.parsons@localiq.co.uk

AWARD Categories & SPONSORS

Outstanding Achievement Award

This award is about celebrating someone who has pushed through change with tenacity and determination. This person may have had to overcome objections or barriers, finding new ways of working, developing new approaches to deliver the best possible care or other impact for people in the community. The judges will want to hear how they overcame the challenges presented and made a real difference. (This award is not voted on by the public, but chosen from the winners of each category by its sponsors)

Primary Care Team of the Year

We want to hear about Primary Care Teams working together to deliver improved patient care. Primary care services include those providing care and support through GP surgeries, community pharmacy, dentists, and optometrists. They must demonstrate impact, very strong team working, strong communication, and the ability to work across organisational boundaries.

Care Home of the Year

We are looking for a Care Home that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you or your family member received great care? Has a care home worker gone above and beyond the call of duty, or has the receptionist always greeted you with a smile and a friendly word? This award recognises the contribution of everyone working in a care home providing a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

Hospital Staff Member of the Year

This award recognises people working in our hospitals – from the doctors, nurses, therapists and healthcare assistants to scientists, lab technicians and sonographers. As well as clinical staff, this award is also open to the vital support staff that ensure patient care and welfare is provided for, and that our hospitals run smoothly – this could be a porter, cook, receptionist, or estates member of staff, to name just a few.

Community Based Team of the Year

We want to hear about a team working in the local community, that work together to deliver improved patient care. There are a range of community teams and professionals such as district nurses, community midwives, mental health and learning disability, and palliative care teams to name but a few. They must demonstrate impact, very strong teamwork, strong communication, and the ability to work across organisational boundaries.

Community Based Individual of the Year

We want to hear about a team working in the local community, that work together to deliver improved patient care. There are a range of community teams and professionals such as district nurses, community midwives, mental health and learning disability, and palliative care teams to name but a few. They must demonstrate impact, very strong teamwork, strong communication, and the ability to work across organisational boundaries.

Excellence in Quality Health & Social Care

We are looking for examples of excellence in health and social care. This award could be for an individual or a team who have demonstrated outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do. Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from community care to surgical theatres. The winner of this award will be selected from the other category winners, and, as such, is the winner's winner.

Contribution to Covid-19 Response

The Contribution to Covid-19 Response award is for any individual or team who have met the challenges of the pandemic with creativity and innovation to provide the best care possible for their patients. Have they designed new approaches to enhance infection control, identified creative ways to provide personalised and effective care to patients or introduced new methods to support patients?

Marketing Campaign of the Year

The judges want to hear about a successful health or care campaign that has had real impact. Tell us about the campaigns aims, how your delivered it and the impact or results it had.

Primary Care Person of the Year

This award recognises and celebrates all those working in primary care, who make a difference to people’s lives every day. Primary care practitioners are GPs, and the wider clinical and support teams working in GP surgeries, community pharmacists, dentists, optometrists We are looking for a primary care worker who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do.

The Mental Health Award

This award is open to a department or individual who specialises in the care and treatment of mental health or who has become a mental health champion in addition to their day job. Good mental health is now recognised as a vital component to good overall health, and we would like to hear how the care and support in this sector has improved the lives of the individual and their families.

GP Practice of the Year Award

We are looking for a GP practice in West Wales that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you received great service? Has a doctor or practice nurse gone above or beyond the call of duty, or has the receptionist always greeted you with a smile and a friendly word? This award recognises the contribution of everyone in the GP practice in providing a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

Volunteer of the Year

We are looking for a volunteer, they could be helping to take people to their appointments, reading to the sick, or helping during the pandemic. This person gives up their time and isn’t paid and doesn’t hold a paid job in the health and care sector. They will be going above and beyond and have a caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of their volunteering.

Kindness/Care Hero Award

This award recognises that all our care workers make a difference to people’s lives every day and this award celebrates that. Do you know a care worker who has worked hard to enable someone to live an independent, safe and fulfilled life? Have they helped to change someone’s life for the better? It is these everyday stories about how our care workers make a difference (big or small) that the judges want to hear.

Health Charity of the Year

We are looking to hear about a local charity or a national charity with a local base that raises funds for the health and care sector or to help in with a particular medical condition. The judges are keen to hear about the work they do and the impact it has had. We are keen to hear how much they have raised over the last 12 months and the people they have been able to help.

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