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This category recognises innovations which have led to improvements in healthcare; they have led to improved experience and outcomes for patients, users of services or carers. 

  • Nominations should be no longer than 500 words
  • Include the name of the nominee
  • You can nominate people from 1948 - 2018
  • Why are you nominating this person?
  • Questions to help your submission:
    Evidence of their accomplishments? – E.g. detail the achievements, breakthroughs and other improvements they might have made.
    What was the improvement? – Detail how this improvement was sustained and or developed further, shared with others locally, regionally or nationally.
    Who has benefitted? – detail how patients, communities and or colleagues have benefitted through the nominees actions. Particularly highlighting the positive impact made, Include particular groups where applicable, and to what extent.
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  1. Monica Jacot
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  2. South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust
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  4. Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust
    96 pts
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Ghazala Yasin, cardiology nurse consultant and nurse angiographer Pioneering cardiology nurse consultant, Ghazala Yasin, is one of only a few nurse angiographers in the UK. She was selected from contenders from around the world to be a finalist in a prestigious international award by the European Society for Cardiology for her work in building the foundations for herself and other nurses to become nurse angiographers. Ghazala Yasin joined the cardiac catheter laboratory...

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When interviewed for a Clinical Support Worker post, Marcia had previously worked in hotel reservations and retail and demonstrated the Trust Values in customer care and approach. Although she did not have any experience in healthcare at that time it was felt that she did have the right personality and determination to achieve, and she was passionate about helping people. Marcia had already had her children so came to us as a more mature member of staff and at that time didn’t mention...

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Dr Afzal Chaudhry graduated from St George’s Hospital Medical School, London in 1991.  He went on to secure a prestigious Medical Research Council (MRC) Training Fellowship, which he completed at The Hammersmith Hospital in London 1997-2001.  September 2003 he moved from London to Cambridge, firstly as a Clinical Senior Research Associate, prior to his appointment as a Consultant Nephrologist, with a special interest in Vasculitis (disorders that destroy blood vessels by...

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    Yvonne Mhlanga, Clinical Nurse Specialist, led a team from the Psychological Medicine Service and the Emergency Department at Royal Berkshire Hospital to find a solution to the problem of frequent A&E attenders.     Currently, all patients are assessed to identify their needs. A bespoke care plan is drawn up, and patients are sign-posted to the right services.   To tackle the frequent attendance problem, once a quarter, the team reviewed the top...

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