Star Awards shortlist announced!

07 April 2015

The judging panels have taken place and we are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Star Awards. The winners will be announced at an event in late April.

The judging panels have taken place and we are pleased to announce the shortlist for the 2015 Star Awards. The winners will be announced at an event in late April. This year we received over 350 fantastic nominations and the awards recognise the staff that embody our Trust values of Respectful, Kind, Safe and Excellent. 

The awards are made possible thanks to the generous support of CW+, who this year will also be presenting their own special award as well. The charity exists to make care better for patients and their families through pioneering research, innovation, art and design. Registered charity n°1067412.

Inspirational Leader of the Year

  • David Bushby (Lead for Education and Resuscitation, Centre for Clinical Practice)
  • Austin Claffey (Occupational Therapy team lead, Therapies)
  • Gary Davies (Clinical Director, Acute Medicine)

Safety Award

  • Karina Nadworska & Pierangelo Spano (Health Adviser Recall & Admin Coordinators, John Hunter Clinic)
  • Paediatric Home Parenteral Nutrition Team including Pharmacy 
  • Malin Zettergren (Clinical Risk Manager, Clinical Governance)

Kindness Award

  • Sarah Cox (Consultant, Palliative Care)
  • Ismail Mohamed (Therapy Assistance, Trauma & Orthopaedics)
  • David Pearce (Occupational Therapy Technician, Stroke Unit) 

Excellence Award

  • Acute Oncology Team
  • Assisted Conception Unit Team 
  • Darren Brown (Physiotherapist, HIV/Oncology)
  • Anita Maghlaoui (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Hepatology)  

Respectful Award

  • Jaquelina Dias & Louise Mcmahon (Receptionists, Obstetric Ultrasound)
  • Rajesh Thaplial (Receptionist, Fracture Clinic)

Public Health Star of the Year

  • HCAs, Nurses & Receptionists at 56 Dean Street & Dean Street Express 
  • Jake Jenkins (Lead Nurse LGBT Services, 56 Dean Street)
  • Sheena McCormack (Consultant, HIV/GUM) 

Education Star of the Year

  • Saji Alexander (Consultant Paediatrician, Children’s Services)
  • Haider Ramadan (Osteopath, Therapy Services) 
  • Andrea Wheeler (Assistant Clinical Teacher, Learning & Development)

Enterprising Health Partnership Star Award

  • Shane Duffy (Consultant Obstetrician & Gynaecologist) for MedNav 
  • Sunita Sharma (Clinical Lead for Postnatal Services) for Mum and Baby app
  • Peter Brooks (Anaesthesia Consultant) for RELAX Anaesthetics

Efficiency Star of the Year

  • Marie Courtney (Head of Facilities)
  • Enhanced Recovery Project Team (David Evans Ward) 
  • Sharon Knights (Appointments Officer, Children’s Service)

CW+ Special Award

  • Palliative Care Team 
  • Warwick Radford (Consultant, Orthopaedic Theatres) 
  • Robert Ruiprich (Healthcare Assistant, Nell Gwynne Ward)

Council of Governors' Special Award

  • Nigel Borley (Consultant) and Urology Team
  • Marie Courtney (Head of Facilities)
  • Chaplaincy Team