CELEBRATING OUTSTANDING WORK, CARE, INNOVATION & SERVICES

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Welcome to the
WESTERN TELEGRAPH
HEALTH & CARE awards 2019

I am delighted to announce the second annual Western Telegraph Health And Care Awards in association with BMI Werndale Hospital & Bluestone National Park Resort.

We are looking forward to some outstanding entries from across the area, as we recognise individuals and teams from the across the whole health spectrum.

There is outstanding work, care, innovation and services, across the health sector and it is important to focus on the people who have worked so hard and to tell their stories. I hope you will show your support for the Western Telegraph Health and Care Awards 2019 by nominating somebody who deserves it.

Hussain Bayoomi

Managing Director of the Western Telegraph

EVENT DATE

Thursday, 10th October

ENTRY DEADLINE

**Now Closed**

JUDGING DATE

Tuesday, 10th September

tickets are now on sale!

Tickets to the Western Telegraph Health & Care Awards 2019 are now on sale via Eventbrite.

AWARD Categories & SPONSORS

Care Home of the Year

We are looking for a Care Home that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you received great service? Has a member of staff 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 a care home to provide a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

GP Practice of the Year

We are looking for a GP practice 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 to provide a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

Doctor of the Year

We are looking for a Doctor 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. Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from a GP practice to in a hospital.

Nurse of the Year

We are looking for a Nurse 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. Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from community care to in a hospital.

Early Years Award

The award recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to children’s health, from medicine and science, to community and public health. Nominees do not need to be doctors or medical professionals; the award is for anyone who has helped to improve the health of children in the area or further afield.

Volunteer of the Year

This award acknowledges those volunteers who have shown an exceptional and outstanding commitment to helping people. They can be from inside or outside the NHS, working formally or informally. We want to know how they go above and beyond the call of duty and the difference they are making to people’s lives.

West Wales Unsung Hero Award

This award is about celebrating the unsung hero’s in the health and care sector. Are they raising or donating money, going above or beyond the call of duty or the back bone of a team.

Pharmacy of the Year

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

Best Innovation Award

This award celebrates innovation in health and care – a new approach, application of an idea or technology. The judges want to hear how the innovation was developed and accepted, and how it has solved a problem or improved patient diagnosis or care. Entries into this award must have been introduced since the 1st January 2018.

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 area. The judges will want to hear how they overcame the challenges presented and made a real difference.

Support Staff of the Year

We are looking for a support member of staff 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. We are looking for porters, receptionist, cleaners and other ancillary members of staff, Entrants can be from any health care profession, and can work anywhere, from a GP practice to in a hospital.

Paramedic of the Year

We are looking for a paramedic 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.

Together we Achieve Award

We want to hear about teams working together to deliver improved patient care and public health. They can be from any sector but must demonstrate impact, very strong team working, strong communication, and the ability to work across organisational boundaries.

Mental Health and Wellbeing Award

Approximately 1 in 4 people in the UK will experience a mental health problem and mental wellbeing is at the heart of the award. We want to hear from individuals, teams, groups and organisations providing or promoting mental health services for individuals or communities within the region.

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