Making a Difference – our winners

Read about our Making a Difference Award winners and how they went the extra mile here.

Congratulations to all Trust staff nominated for a Making a Difference Award – below are our winners.

Click here for details about how to nominate.

August 2018


Marcin Ksiazek, Ward Hygienist – Infection Prevention and Control Team

Well done to Marcin on receiving his Making a Difference Award. Marcin created & carried out an educational programme for ward staff, which he’s not only succeeded in delivering, but has really made a difference, too. Top work!

Liz Audsley, Professional Lead Nutrition and Dietetics – Therapy Services

Well done to Liz on receiving a Making a Difference Award. Liz was nominated by her whole team who wanted to recognise all her efforts to move the department forward since taking on the role. She has made a great difference and built a fantastic team spirit!

Aspina Katebe, Ward Sister – Oakdale Ward, Harrogate District Hospital

Well done to Aspina on receiving a Making a Difference Award. Since taking on the role, Aspina has been committed to developing her skills and knowledge and has taken on a number of projects to support the Ward in its overall development. For example, Aspina led the arrangements for the ‘oncology helpline and chemotherapy’ training for Registered Nurses on the Ward. Fantastic work!

Nicola Clayton, Health Visitor – Healthy Child Team Middlesbrough

Well done to Nicola on receiving her Making a Difference Award. Nicola has gone above and beyond to support her colleagues. In particular, the health and wellbeing of staff.  Her colleague said: “Nicola has demonstrated not only her own selflessness, warmth and empathy but she has also shown that she upholds the values of the Trust. It is clear that Nicola has made a difference”.

Tina Steel, Locality Manager – Healthy Child Team Middlesbrough

Well done to Tina on receiving her Making a Difference Award. Tina goes out of her way to be supportive and reassuring to staff, bringing a sense of calm to difficult situations. Tina promotes a positive working environment, consistently evidencing the Trust’s values by communicating with all and showing great amounts of passion in her role as Health Visitor to achieve the best outcomes for children and their families.

July 2018


David Purton, Patient Systems Specialist – Information Services

David has been commended by staff for his professional, helpful and timely approach to supporting staff with the implementation of SystmOne (an electronic patient record). David has taken the time to go through this system step-by-step, taking forward a number of actions which have helped to instil confidence in practitioners who had not used the system before.

Jamie Coker, Patient Systems Support – Information Services

Jamie has been frequently commended by staff for his professional and helpful approach to supporting staff with any SystmOne (an electronic patient record) issues. Jamie sat with individuals to talk them through processes and systems, which has made staff feel confident and reassured in using a system that was new to them.

Katie London, Development Staff Nurse – Growing Healthy County Durham

Katie was nominated in recognition of her dedication to school nursing and services in the community – going above and beyond what was expected of her. Her energy and passion for the role really stood out and she made a difference to not only the children and young people she supports, but her colleagues too! A great example of the Trust’s values in action.

Alix Hirst, Administration Supervisor – Growing Healthy County Durham

Alix has been frequently commended by staff for her professional and helpful approach in supporting staff with any administration issues/concerns. Alix has undertaken floor walks and sat with individuals to talk them through processes and systems – ensuring staff felt confident in using systems that were new to them.

Emma Bowers, Student Nurse

Emma has shown herself to be an excellent caring nurse & has been passionate about developing her skills & knowledge whilst on placement at our Trust. Colleagues and patients have commented on what a lovely kind nurse Emma has been and it has been clear that her values have been closely aligned with those of our Trust. We wish Emma all the very best for the future!

Rachel McDaid and Vicki Wray, District Nurses – Ripon and Rural Community Care Team

Well done to Rachel and Vicki on receiving their Making a Difference Awards. Rachel and Vicki were nominated for striving to deliver the very best care with compassion and confidence, recently making a particular difference to a patient’s care.

Linda Stockdale, Staff Nurse – Trinity Ward, Ripon Community Hospital

Well done to Linda on receiving her Making a Difference Award. Linda was described as an exceptional team player and leader showing great amounts of care and compassion towards patients while they are on the Ward, more recently being recognised by families for her approach in working with palliative care patients and their families.

Julie Ingle and Antoinette Fineberg – Care Support Workers, Byland Ward, Harrogate District Hospital

Well done to Julie and Antoinette who have received a Making a Difference Award for providing great quality care to a patient with learning disabilities, showing absolute care and compassion throughout the patient’s stay. They went above and beyond – putting the patient’s needs first and individualising care to make the patient feel at ease.

Victoria Wester, Service Manager – Planned and Surgical Care Directorate

Well done to Vicky on receiving her Making a Difference Award. Vicky was nominated in recognition of the actions she took to support patients through a difficult situation. Vicky lived and breathed the Trust’s values, showing absolute professionalism throughout.

Hester Marsh, Speech and Language Therapy Clerical Assistant and Andrea Dunn, Speech and Language Therapy Assistant

Hester (middle-right) and Andrea (middle-left) were nominated by their team in recognition of all their hard work to support the implementation of SystmOne (an electronic patient record), whilst also managing their day-to-day responsibilities in Speech and Language Therapy at Harrogate District Hospital. They have been consistently calm, dedicated and supportive to their colleagues and it’s because of their support that great quality clinical care has been maintained.

David Kilner-Cervi, Care Support Worker – Oakdale Ward

David was nominated in recognition of all his hard work and making a difference to patients experiences whilst they are on the ward – often validated by high praise from patients. We were told how David is positive and friendly, taking the time to speak with patients and helping to keep their spirits up.

Lynsey Daly, Sister – Jervaulx Ward, Harrogate District Hospital

Lynsey was nominated by a Student Nurse for not only being a supportive, passionate and knowledgeable professional but also a great mentor. Lynsey goes above and beyond in supporting colleagues and students alike and provides fantastic person-centred care. Well done!

Grace Hamill, Clinical Nurse Specialist – Gastroenterology Department

Grace was nominated by a patient in recognition of being an asset to the patient throughout treatment – always being a phone call away to offer advice and listen to concerns. The patient particularly commended the way in which Grace treats every patient with respect and compassion.

June 2018


Jayne Walker – School Nurse, Growing Healthy Darlington

Well done to Jayne on receiving her Making a Difference Award. Jayne has gone above and beyond her role – striving to deliver the very best care for children and their families. No job is too big or too small for Jayne and she always makes time to offer support and advice to her colleagues across Darlington.

Rose Gill and Barbara Matthews, Blood Transfusion Practitioners

Well done to Rose and Barbara on receiving their Making a Difference Awards. Rose and Barbara provide a fantastic link between laboratory and clinical teams to ensure that patients receive blood transfusions safely. There has recently been some improvements made and this is due to the additional training, support and feedback that Rose and Barbara have been providing to clinical teams. Fantastic work!

Hannah Eaglen, Health Visitor – Knaresborough Health Visiting Team, Growing Healthy North Yorkshire

In her own time, Hannah set up a local Facebook page for the area serviced by the Harrogate, Knaresborough and Ripon health visiting teams. This is enabling families to access timely information about the services as well key health promotion messages.

Victoria Purdy, Care Support Worker – Main Outpatients Department

Victoria was nominated for going over and above her role as a care support worker and for being a supportive colleague. Recently, she has taken on the vast project of updating the department’s surgical template, as part of a wider Productive Outpatients project, along with support from her colleague.

Ceri Barret, Assistant Screening Practitioner – Bowel Scope Screening Service

Ceri was nominated for her handling of work in setting up the Bowel Scope Screening Service. Ceri in particular was mentioned, alongside the team, for remaining professional and positive during a time of change – consistently delivering a gold standard practice, which has been validated by positive feedback from service users.

Adele Makepeace, Speciality Lead – Anaesthetics

Adele has excelled in providing student ODPs with an excellent placement for their year – ensuring students were well supported and their needs met. Feedback from students for the way their placements were coordinated and mentors assigned was excellent!

Dr Al Samak, Speciality Doctor – Neurology

Nominated by the Neurology secretaries, Dr Al Samak was described as extremely helpful – spending a great amount of time making sure that patients receive the best care. He goes above and beyond to help wherever possible and always has a smile on his face. The Trust’s values in action!

Jeanette Santos, Staff Nurse – Oakdale Ward, Harrogate District Hospital

Jeanette was nominated in recognition of being unfailingly helpful – going the extra mile when needed. For example, Jeanette recently went to above and beyond to work with another ward to ensure that a patient received urgent care. Fabulous!

Claire Hunter, Community Staff Nurse – Growing Healthy County Durham (Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Team) 

Claire was nominated in recognition of the work she has done to engage young people with key health promotion messages, such as smoking cessation, substance misuse and alcohol awareness. She has enhanced her public health skills and is embedding key health initiatives in Special Schools; such as, supporting them to develop a bespoke Smoking Cessation policy. Partnership working in action.

Mrs Allison Amin, Consultant in Obstetrics and Gynaecology

Since taking on the role of Clinical Lead, Mrs Amin has gone out of her way to support the department; including, the facilitation of several quality improvement initiatives which have made a valuable difference. Fantastic work.

Sister Helen Dawson, Clinical Assessment Team Clinic 

Helen was nominated by a patient in recognition of making a difference. The patient told us how Helen’s positivity and happiness was uplifting, making the patient feel comfortable and really making a bad day so much better!

May 2018


Kelly Dudding, Nurse – Growing Healthy Sunderland Safeguarding Children Team

Kelly was nominated in recognition of the work in her former role as School Nurse for the Seaham Team, that she did to plan, coordinate and deliver Growing Healthy County Durham’s attendance at the Empire and Flag Event at Beamish Museum in May 2018. Kelly volunteered and took responsibility for this – organising funding, resources, staffing and activities. The event itself was a success reaching many local young children and families – delivering key health promotion messages. Fantastic!

Deborah Stuart, Infant Feeding Coordinator – Growing Healthy North Yorkshire

Growing Healthy North Yorkshire were recently awarded the UNICEF Baby Friendly Initiative Stage 2 Accreditation. The Baby Friendly Initiative is a worldwide programme of the World Health Organization (WHO) and UNICEF to encourage maternity hospitals and health visiting services to implement the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding and to practise in accordance with the International Code of Marketing of Breastmilk Substitutes. This includes parent infant relationship building and very early child development, plus enhanced requirements in communication skills for staff.

Debbie organised the inspection across such a big geographical area and the assessment team were very impressed by Debbie’s approach. The process itself was supported by managers, many of whom acknowledged that this process was largely due to the effectiveness of Debbie, who was described as ‘gold dust’. A fantastic achievement!

Dan Brown, Care Support Worker – Pre Assessment and Admission Unit

Nominated for his key role in implementing changes following last year’s Theatres Scheduling Improvement Event, Dan has carried out policy analysis and diagnosed problems in processes in a way that goes above and beyond what is expected of his role. Top work!

Michelle Creasey, Community Staff Nurse

Passionate about providing high quality care – Michelle often goes the extra mile and dedicates a great amount of time and effort to patients who are at the end of life.

Mark Fuller, Improvement Facilitator

Mark was nominated in recognition of his work in assisting with large-scale projects. Mark has delivered workshops and supported the development of a new service with enthusiasm and commitment, which has had a significant impact on not only making improvements but also improving patient care.

Dr Jane Paisley, Elderly Care Consultant

Dr Paisley has been at the forefront of developing patient care at a local care home, leading on multidisciplinary meetings and patient assessments. We were told how her presence has made such a difference and provides valuable support to the care staff and the Knaresborough Community Care Team.

Patricia Metcalf, Domestic – Harrogate Healthcare Facilities Management (HHFM)

Patricia was nominated alongside her colleagues, Sam and Luisa, for their commitment to help keep patients safe. They work extremely hard as part of the team on Farndale Ward to help prevent patient falls and go above and beyond to support the team in delivering high quality and safe care. Gemma Umpleby, Ward Manager, said: “We are proud to have them as part of our team.”

Katy Ward, Human Resources Advisor

Katy was nominated in recognition of her dedication to promoting staff health and wellbeing – often going above and beyond expectation. In particular, her recent work to contact a wide variety of trained facilitators to run discounted exercise classes for all staff as really stood out. Katy is passionate about the benefits that staff will receive and takes on the responsibility to make this happen.

Dr Alison Walker, Emergency Department Consultant, Harrogate District Hospital

Dr Walker has initiated a series of education sessions for paramedics, staff in the emergency department, nurses and midwives. Many positive things have resulted from these sessions and they have provided a fantastic opportunity for joint multi-agency learning.

Sister Laura Smith – Sir Robert Ogden Macmillan Centre, Harrogate District Hospital

Laura has gone above and beyond to offer her skills and knowledge to patients across the organisation; demonstrating our mission and values. This has not only made a big difference to the patients, but staff too!

John Horton-Hawkes, Domestic – Harrogate Healthcare Facilities Management

John was nominated in recognition of his commitment to delivering a high quality and professional service – often going above and beyond in his work. John is always polite, approachable and embodies the values of being Respectful, Passionate and Responsible.

April 2018


Dr Sarah Camphor, Speciality Doctor – Emergency Medicine

Dr Camphor was nominated in recognition of going the extra mile by providing teaching sessions and support, in her own time, to new Advanced Clinical Practitioner and Emergency Nurse Practitioner trainees. Dr Camphor was described as an outstanding and supportive colleague, who is always upbeat and willing to share knowledge.

Holly Conway, Care Support Worker – Jervaulx Ward, Harrogate District Hospital

Holly was nominated in recognition of going the extra mile in her work. We were told how Holly is excellent and outstanding in her role – with patients at the heart of all that she does!

Andy Brown, Risk Management Midwife

Andy was nominated for going above and beyond expectations to provide high quality, safe care for women and their babies. He is always willing to support and guide colleagues with any queries. Andy comes up with solutions to many problems, such as developing a more ‘user-friendly’ online pregnancy booking form.

Jodie Roberts, General Manager – Long Term and Unscheduled Care Directorate

Jodie was nominated in recognition of her recent service to The Friends of Ripon Hospitals charity, providing a professional and timely response which was described as ‘outstanding’. Jodie really did make a difference.

Sarah Dallaway, Administrator – Looked after Children

Sarah was nominated in recognition of providing a gold standard quality and efficient service to the Looked after Children Team with good humour and resilience. Sarah was described as the ‘backbone of the team, being the first point of contact’ and is recognised for her commitment.

Sophie Greenbank, Outpatient Sister – Harrogate District Hospital

Sophie was nominated in recognition of going the extra mile for all patients in her care and for being a supportive colleague. Sophie demonstrates care and compassion to all and is committed to values and behaviours of the Trust.

March 2018


Rebecca Bates and Leann Farley, Health Visitors – Middlesbrough 0-19 Healthy Child Team

Rebecca and Leann have been working in partnership with their local children’s centre colleagues to implement a ‘reduce, reuse, recycle’ service. The project encourages donations of clothing, shoes and bedding, which can then be given to families in need and has had a positive impact on the community.

Jo Poole, Stores Assistant – Planned and Surgical Care 

Jo was nominated in recognition of the invaluable service that she provides to each ward area that she works in. Jo has gone above and beyond to ensure that each ward runs smoothly and efficiently by ensuring they have the supplies they need to focus on delivering high quality care. Nothing is ever too much trouble for Jo and she always approaches everything she does with a smile!

Victoria Packwood and Karen Banks, Community Staff Nurses

Recently faced with some challenges, Victoria and Karen stepped up and went over and above to deliver high quality care and services. Their colleague told us how they were an excellent example of practitioners demonstrating passion for what they do.

Sister Alison Burns, Recovery – Main Theatres 

Although recently faced with ‘out of the ordinary’ factors – Alison has excellently coordinated the department, maintaining safety and flow of activity at all times!

Nicholas Burgoyne, Information & Data Analyst – Sterile Services 

Nicholas was nominated in recognition of his contribution in designing artwork (pictured) for the Youth Forum’s ‘Hopes for Healthcare’ – bringing his creativity, inspiration and vision to the project. In his own time and using own resources, what Nicholas designed was beyond what the forum could have imagined and his ideas really brought their ‘Hopes’ to life.

For more information on our Hopes for Healthcare, click here.

Sarah Nicholson, Ward Sister – Nidderdale, Harrogate District Hospital

During her year as Acting Ward Manager, Sarah maintained a positive culture and developed a strong and confident team. She went the extra mile on many occasions to maintain patient safety and provide the best care for patients.

Eve Panesar, Senior Orthoptist

Eve consistently works to provide the best care for her patients – regularly going above and beyond and evidencing the Trust’s values in all her actions. She has recently developed, and is underway with developing, some new quality improvement initiatives in Orthoptics. Eve’s colleague told us how she is an “inspiration to work with.”

Robert Lilley, Children’s and County Wide Community Care Administrator

Robert always adds that little bit extra to everything he does, which is often over and above – such as becoming a WebEx champion to support colleagues in using this technology.
He plays a valuable role in supporting colleagues across the directorate and is helpful and supportive to all!

Ros Parkinson, Paediatric Asthma Nurse Specialist

Ros was described as an ‘upper star’ who has made a big difference to the care of children who have asthma. She regularly goes above and beyond and is a supportive, caring colleague, who shares her wealth of knowledge in this specialist area.

Michelle Beaumont, Sister – Clinical Assessment, Triage and Treatment (CATTT) Ward

Michelle has coordinated a very busy ward – providing excellent support to her ward colleagues and student nurses. She has gone the extra mile on many occasions to maintain patient safety on the ward and embodies the Trust’s values in all her actions.

February 2018


Rebecca Craven, Staff Nurse – Emergency Department – Harrogate District Hospital

Rebecca was nominated in recognition of being a fantastic mentor, going the extra mile to support a Student Nurse to become a confident and proficient professional. We were told how Rebecca had been a fantastic role model by being an exceptional nurse in theory and practice – putting patients first and safeguarding their needs.

Lee Davis, Porter

Lee was nominated in recognition of his commitment to patient care and evidencing our Trust’s values in whatever he does. Recently, we were told how Lee, with a kind and caring approach, made a difference to a patient. This cheered the patient up immensely.

Tina Whiteley, Rota Coordinator – GP Out of Hours Service

Since starting in her role, Tina has not only demonstrated a real drive in positively contributing to the smooth running of the GP Out of Hours rota and the service itself – but has stepped in to support the service when needed!


January 2018

Anne-Marie Samuel, Quality Coordinator and Senior Medical Secretary – Emergency Department, Harrogate District Hospital

Anne-Marie was nominated for going above and beyond in prioritising patient care, always taking her time with patients and supporting them with their queries. Anne-Marie was described as a ‘true beacon of good practice for the organisation’ who embodies the Trust’s values of being Respectful, Passionate and Responsible.

Mr Isa Edhem, Consultant Urologist

Mr Edhem was nominated for going the extra mile to provide high quality care to patients when he wasn’t on-call or due to work.

Gill Wilson, Stoma Care Nurse

Gill was nominated by a patient for going above and beyond to support the patient throughout treatment. The patient commended Gill’s friendly, helpful and professional approach and told us that Gill “goes out of her way to help in every way possible”.

Dr Rosaria Buccoliero, Consultant Neurologist

Dr Buccoliero was nominated for a Making a Difference Award, for going the extra mile. In her own time, she has been visiting local primary schools to educate young people about important topics such as ageing and disability. She acts as an ambassador for the Trust in many different ways and this is just one of them.

Mr Efstathios Altanis, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Mr Altanis was nominated by a patient in recognition of providing excellent care and treatment. The patient commended Mr Altanis’s caring nature and his ability to reassure her throughout her treatment.

Amy Bentall, Medical Secretary – Gastroenterology

Both Amy and her colleague Stacey were nominated for their fantastic dedication and hard work in supporting the Gastroenterology team. It has been a challenging time for Amy and Stacey but they have risen to this and promoted a very hard working and efficient office.

Heather Singleton, Occupational Health Manager

Heather was nominated for displaying exemplary care, compassion and support to colleagues across the Trust. Heather clearly makes a difference and has a positive effect on managing the health and wellbeing of our staff.


December 2017

Helen Stewart, Granby Ward Manager 
Helen was nominated for going the extra mile during her time as Matron for the Outpatients Department. As well as managing the service really well during some challenging times, she also co-led a service improvement project with staff to understand the areas where performance and experience could be improved in the department.

November 2017

Carol Thompson, Healthy Child Nurse – Richmondshire & Hambleton Healthy Child Team 
Carol was nominated in recognition of her outstanding practice in a difficult area of work which really did make a difference. Her work also demonstrated exemplary partnership working and was a great example of the 6Cs in practice.

Colette Black, former Care Support Worker – Byland Ward 
Colette was nominated for going the extra mile in her previous role as a Care Support Worker to help provide a better experience for our patients with dementia whether that’s talking and involving them in difference activities, such as running afternoon tea parties, or looking for alternative meal options. We were told how she was also extremely supportive, and a valued mentor, to new starters on the ward.

Sam Sandiman and Luisa Valente, Domestics 
Sam and Luisa were nominated for their commitment to helping keep patients safe. They work extremely hard as part of the team on Farndale Ward to help prevent patient falls and go above and beyond to support us in delivering high quality and safe care. Gemma Umpleby, Ward Manager, said: “We are proud to have them as part of our team.”

Jo Orgles, Infant Feeding Coordinator  
Jo has enabled the Maternity Unit to achieve the Unicef Baby Friendly Initiative Gold Award and the Special Care Baby Unit to become the second in the whole of the UK to be awarded Unicef Baby Friendly Accreditation. Jo works tirelessly alongside her colleagues to make sure that women are provided with the support and advice they need to give their babies the best start in life. Jo works on a number of initiatives such as antenatal classes for expectant mothers where they learn about building relationships with their baby and feeding support groups for mothers requiring extra input. Jo constantly goes the extra mile to
support women, their babies and her colleagues too!

Debra Tunn, Health Visitor – Middlesbrough Healthy Child Team 
Debra was nominated in light of providing some essential support. The role that Debra played was vital and really did make a difference – her actions were clearly exemplary of the Trust’s Vision and Values.

Joanne White, Specialist Podiatrist 
Joanne was nominated for being an exemplary mentor providing fantastic opportunities to new and existing staff in the Podiatry Department – often going above and beyond to ensure their needs are met. For example, Jo has recently mentored two new staff members and it is clear from their feedback that Jo has been an excellent mentor and aided their transition from student to clinician.

Sharon Walker, Discharge Facilitator 
Sharon has worked tirelessly to support a particularly complex discharge of a patient. There were a number of challenges faced but Sharon used her knowledge, skills and expertise to manage a safe and more timely discharge back home for the patient. This is just one example of how Sharon takes strong personal responsibility for her workload and works with commitment and flexibility every single day to manage safe and timely hospital discharges even for patients with the most complex needs.

October 2017

Richard Wormwell, Resourcing Manager, Lesley Danby, Matron, and Jake Danby, 18 Week Patient Tracker 
Richard, Lesley and Jake were nominated for going the extra mile to welcome the arrival of the first Global Health Exchange Nurses. The Global Health Exchange is a partnership between Health Education England and NHS provider organisations.  The Exchange creates opportunities for overseas nursing staff to work in the NHS for a period of three years before and experience all that the NHS has to offer before returning back to their home country in order to contribute to, and improve, the provision of healthcare overseas.

Richard made several trips to and from the airport taking the new nurses to their accommodation and Lesley and Jake made sure their new accommodation was welcoming and comfortable for their arrival. All of this took place outside of their usual working hours but they really wanted to make sure that their new colleagues felt welcomed to the Harrogate area and the Trust.

Carly Carrington, Manager Outreach Outpatient Services and Ripon Outpatients
Carly was nominated in recognition of exemplary work to improve patient care, support her colleagues and effectively use our resources. Over the past year and with the support of her colleagues, Carly has tackled many actions to further improve the services we provide in Ripon Community Hospital Outpatients Department. She has encouraged a range of services to either increase or extend their service provision in Ripon and her support, attitude and enthusiasm really helped the Paediatric Outpatients team prior to their short-term relocation to Ripon Hospital, while the department at Harrogate District Hospital underwent arefurbishment.

September 2017


  • Rikki-Lee Paley, Care Support Worker – Paediatrics
  • Trudy Phillips, Medical Secretary
  • Tracey Holland, Staff Nurse – Clinical Investigations Area

August 2017


  • Lucinda Spencer-Gee, District Nurse – Harrogate South Community Care Team
  • Debbie McIntyre, Patient Systems Support
  • Stephanie Davis, Matron
  • Alison Webb, Health Visitor and Practice Teacher
  • Catherine Noble, Resourcing Assistant – Resourcing Department
  • Oakdale Ward

July 2017


  • Sally-Anne Charters, Team Sister – Acute Response and Overnight Service
  • Debbie Pearson, Assistant Business Manager – Specialist Children’s Services
  • Rachael Wilcox, Clinical Lead – Occupational Therapy
  • Durham and Chester-le-Street School Nursing Team
  • Laura Dinning, Diabetes Research Nurse

June 2017


  • Kathy McClune, Practice Development Midwife – Maternity Services
  • Mr Matthew Adelekan, Consultant General and Breast Surgeon
  • Annie Beedle, Locality Manager – Children’s and County Wide Community Care
  • Hester Marsh, Clerical Officer – Antenatal Clinic

May 2017


  • Linda Lowrey, Sister – Critical Care Outreach Team

 April 2017


  • Jo Prosper –Team Leader, Women’s and Men’s Health Physiotherapy Service
  • Sue Newton, Ward Manager – CATT
  • Rachel Bailey-Hague, Patient Systems Support – Information Services
  • Michelle Page, Programme Manager – Long Term and Unscheduled Care Directorate

March 2017


  • Andrew Platt, Care Support Worker – Emergency Department
  • Sally Greco, Quality Production Manager – Sterile Services
  • Debi Gibson, Pannal Ward / MAC (Maternity Assessment Centre) Manager and Helen Woollatt, Delivery Suite Coordinator – Maternity Services

February 2017


  • Sal Katib, Clinic Manager – Paediatric Outpatients Department
  • Sarah Forrest, School Nurse – Growing Healthy, Co. Durham
  • Bev Barf, Specialist Community Public Health Nurse and Practice Teacher – Growing Healthy, North Yorkshire

January 2017


  • Emma Pollock, Health Care Support Worker, Ophthalmology
  • Hannah Whitaker, Radiographer
  • Diane Fisher, Medical Education Manager

December 2016


  • Miranda Tuxworth, Community Podiatrist – Podiatry Service, Selby and York locality
  • Dawn Bowness, Advanced Podiatrist and Quality Lead – Podiatry Service
  • Jude Burden, Chief Cardiac Physiologist – Cardio-Respiratory Department
  • Dawn Poulter, Discharge Liaison Nurse – Discharge Planning Team
  • Ann Evans, Elmwood & Medical Outpatients Coordinator – Outpatients Department
  • Anne Dell, Patient Experience Coordinator – Patient Experience Team

November 2016

  • Karen Quinn, Specialist Podiatrist – Podiatry Department
  • Sue Williamson, Team Leader – 5-19 Healthy Child Team
  • Paul Perris, IT Desktop Specialist – Information Technology
  • Kelly Hardy, Staff Nurse – PAAU

October 2016

  • Tammy Gotts, Senior Sister – Byland Ward

September 2016

  • Don Smith, Maintenance Craftsperson – Estates team
  • Anne Mann, Angela Horner & Gail Beaumont, Clinical Team Leaders – Adult Community Services