ULHT: Grantham Hospital employees make the shortlist in staff awards

  Posted: 09.06.21 at 08:28 by The Editor

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The caring, compassion and dedication of hospital staff from across Lincolnshire will be recognised at a staff awards ceremony later this year.

Following an extensive longlisting and shortlisting process, the nominations for this year’s United Lincolnshire Hospitals NHS Trust Staff Awards have now been whittled down to the final shortlist.

This year, the awards attracted over 700 nominations recognising the staff who go above and beyond to provide excellent healthcare to the people of Lincolnshire, particularly after this past year.

Now, all nominations have been considered and the shortlist for each award chosen. In total, 47 individuals and teams who work across Lincolnshire’s hospitals have been shortlisted for this year’s awards in 12 categories.

For this year, there is also an extra category, ‘COVID Hero’ to recognise the individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond to care for patients and colleagues during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Everyone shortlisted will be invited to the awards evening, along with their nominator. The event will take place in September, COVID restrictions permitting.


ULHT Chief Executive Andrew Morgan said: “Congratulations to everyone who has been nominated this year. I believe this huge number of nominations from both patients and colleagues really reflects our exceptional staff who go above and beyond to provide the best possible quality of care to patients.

“After the year we have all had judging has been especially difficult because of the high number of excellent nominations, and as so many people working within our hospitals clearly deserve to be recognised.”

The awards are entirely funded by sponsorship from local businesses and suppliers for which we are very grateful. Any business which is interested in supporting the awards is asked to contact [email protected] or call 01522 573986.

A full list of the shortlisted individuals and teams for each category of the awards is included below:

Unsung hero- non-clinical

Eileen Wood and Eithne McVittie, Housekeepers, Grantham

Fidelma Kenyon, Head of Planning, Capital and Costing, Lincoln

Debbie Natrass, Secretary, Lincoln

Amy Parkin, Children's Community Team Admin Support, Grantham


Unsung Hero- clinical

Nicola Wakefield, Senior OT Assistant, Lincoln

Abigail Coates, ODP, Lincoln

Yvonne McGrath, Consultant Midwife, Lincoln

Barbara Bambro, Lung Cancer Care Coordinator, Lincoln


Extra mile- non-clinical

Catering teams, Trustwide

Wayne McIntosh, Facilities Manager, Trustwide

Beckie Robinson, Security Training Administrator, Trustwide

Catherine Cox, Administration Assistant, Lincoln

Extra mile- clinical

Pharmacy, Pilgrim and Lincoln

Lauren Olver, Staff Nurse, Lincoln

Tracy Whitworth, Sister, Lincoln

Abigail Elkington, Deputy Sister, Lincoln


Team of the year- non-clinical

Ruth Birkenshaw and Bereavement Team

COVID Wellbeing Team

Emergency Planning Team

Stores Teams, Trustwide


Team of the year- clinical

MEAU, Lincoln

Intensive Care Unit, Lincoln

Waddington Ward, Lincoln

Ward 7B, Pilgrim


Chair's compassion and respect award

Natalie Greening, Staff Nurse, Lincoln

Jayanth Sampath, Anaesthetist, Pilgrim

Lorna Revell, Deputy Sister, Pilgrim

Emma Thompson, Ward Sister, Pilgrim


Outstanding leader

Jason Green, Theatre Service Manager, Pilgrim

Polly Johnson, Ward Manager, Lincoln

Angus Maitland, Deputy Chief Operating Officer

Adele Bogg, Ward Sister, Lincoln


Roger Thorley Great patient experience award

Tina Kovacs, Housekeeper, Lincoln

Clare Green and Hannah Proctor, Midwives, Gainsborough

Patient Experience Team

Dr Sunil Panjwani, Consultant, Pilgrim


COVID hero

Nick Leeming, Head of Emergency Planning, Trustwide

Gemma Smith, ICU Physiotherapist, Lincoln

Leanne Belton, Lead Health and Wellbeing Nurse, Pilgrim

Sam Daniels, Project Manager, Trustwide


Service Improvement, Education and Research award

Alun Roebuck, Consultant Nurse, Cardiology, Lincoln

Carlene Veasey and Gemma Webb, Advanced Practitioners in Ultrasound, Lincoln

Russell Barber, ITU Clinical Lead, Lincoln

Chris Webb, Advanced Clinical Engineering Technician, Lincoln


Volunteer of the year

Will Ballard, A&E Volunteer, Lincoln

Alexander Allbones, Volunteer Porter, Pilgrim

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