Northern Care Alliance Staff Awards

2019 NCA awards

The Northern Care Alliance NHS Group Staff Awards took place on Friday 29 November 2019. They recognised achievements across Group and all four Care Organisations, listed below are the winners for each category.

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Award for clinical excellence - Sponsored by Dell Technologies

Winner  -  Ante natal clinic - North Manchester

Highly Commended - Vascular Service - Oldham


Quality improvement and innovation award - Sponsored by Hitachi

Winner  - Renal haemodialysis shared care team – Salford 

Highly Commended - Care Home Extra Support (CHES) team Bury & Rochdale

 AHP / technical / scientific / social worker of the year award - Sponsored by DAY

Winner - Linda Saldler OT, Wolstenholme unit – Rochdale 

Highly Commended - Shazia Ali, AMU pharmacist - North Manchester and Diagnostics & Pharmacy

Doctor of the year award - Sponsored by BLOCK

Winner - Dr Prakash Kamath, paediatric consultant – Oldham 

Highly Commended - Dr Gavin Freeman, consultant cardiologist – Salford 

Nurse of the year award - Sponsored by NHS Professionals

Winner -  Julie Winterbottom, lead nurse A&E – Oldham 

Highly Commended - Rachel Baird, lead nurse PANDA unit – Salford 

Midwife of the year award - Sponsored by Vinci Construction UK

Winner - Ann Dunn, specialist midwife for mental health (Mel Wildman collected) – Oldham 

 

Highly Commended - Jean Davies, midwife, North Manchester

Support worker of the year award

Winner - Marie Welby, care support worker – Salford 

Highly Commended - Cameron Watterson, porter, discharge unit – Oldham 

Administration / secretarial worker of the year award

Winner - Joanne Leggott, cellular pathology support manager – D&P and Salford 

Highly Commended -  George Higgs, clerical officer, health records – Oldham 

Leading by example award - Sponsored by Consort Healthcare

Winner - Katie Lomax, team leader, Swinton integrated care team – Salford

Highly Commended - Helena Spencer, midwife  - North Manchester

Team of the year award - Sponsored by Engie

Winner - Breast surgery and radiology team North Manchester

Highly Commended - Overseas visitors and private patients’ team – Corporate 

Research worker / team of the year award

Winner - Dr Deborah Antcliff, advanced physiotherapy practitioner, Bury integrated pain service – B&R 

Highly Commended - Neurology research team – Salford 

Volunteer of the year award - Sponsored by CIF (Construction Impact Framework)

Winner - Sylvia Cheetham, patient activity volunteer, occupational therapy – Salford 

Highly Commended - Alan Hughes, theatres – Oldham 

Patients’ choice award - Sponsored by IT Health

Joint Winners - NICU – Oldham and ward B7 – Salford 

Salford Care Organisation

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - Major trauma team

Improving Lives Award - Sponsored by Citrix - Ben McDermott, stoma care nurse general surgery, S&TM 

Oldham Care Organisation

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - Kay Tobias-Reid, biomedical scientist, haematology

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Improving Lives Award - Sponsored by Citrix - Royal Rover team 

Bury and Rochdale Care Organisation

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - Emergency department

Improving Lives Award  - Sponsored by Citrix -Pam Town 

North Manchester Care Organisation

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - Hepatitis prison team 

Improving Lives Award - Sponsored by Citrix - Katherine Gray, young parents’ specialist midwife (Jenny Brown collected the award on her behalf)

Diagnostics and pharmacy

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - James Oldroyd and radiology IAT team at Salford 

Improving Lives Award - Sponsored by Citrix - Karen Lloyd and Diane Elford, pharmacy at Fairfield 

Group corporate services

Saving Lives Award - Sponsored by Hill Dickinson - Danny Rowbotham, QI team 

Improving Lives Award - Sponsored by Citrix - Ruth Bell, Lead Nurse for Learning Disability and Autism

Chief Executive’s Award - Sponsored by Kainos

Dr Krystyna Walton, Neuro rehabilitation consultant, Salford

Chairman’s Unsung Hero Award - Sponsored by Salary Finance

Security teams