Northern Care Alliance Staff Awards: vote for your healthcare heroes

Date published: 08 October 2019

The shortlist for the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group’s Patients’ Choice award has been officially revealed.

Members of the public were asked to nominate their healthcare heroes from Rochdale Infirmary, Fairfield General Hospital, The Royal Oldham Hospital, North Manchester General Hospital, Salford Royal and their community and social care services.

The award recognises hospital, community and social care staff who have gone above and beyond for their patients or service users.

More than 140 nominations were received and the judging panel has shortlisted four individuals or teams, which will now be voted on by the public:

  • Ward B7 - Salford Care Organisation
  • Janice Lang, Speech and Language Team, - North Manchester Care Organisation
  • Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) - Oldham Care Organisation
  • June Austin, Radiology at Fairfield - Bury & Rochdale Care Organisation

The winner of the Patients’ Choice award 2019 will be announced at the Northern Care Alliance Staff Awards on 29 November.

Raj Jain, Chief Executive of the Northern Care Alliance, said: “This award is about recognising our staff who deliver the highest quality of patient care every day. It has been fantastic to read the numerous accounts of our employees touching patients’ lives by the care, compassion and expertise that they have displayed whilst at work.

“Thank you to everyone who took the time to nominate their stars - choosing a shortlist of four was incredibly difficult for our judging panels.”

The judges were looking for examples of amazing treatment in the hospital, community or social care services.

You can vote for your winner at:

The closing date for voting is Friday 18 October. 

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