November, the Trust held its annual Proud Week which provides the opportunity
to celebrate the achievements of our staff and the organisation through a
number of events.
Barnett, Chief Executive, said: “People are at the heart of the NHS; patients,
families, staff and everyone who works together to provide care. Proud Week is
our way of celebrating the outstanding achievements and dedication of many of
our wonderful colleagues and teams, and to say a special thank you for the
amazing job they do every day.”
of Learning Celebration
Recognition of Learning Celebration, hosted by Martin Havenhand, the Trust’s
Chairman, and Louise Barnett, Chief Executive, recognises colleagues who have
undertaken some form of learning, training or personal development in the last
year, to further enhance their skills and the services and care we can provide
to our patients.
200 colleagues across the Trust have undertaken some form of learning and
development in the past year, and around 50 of these were able to attend the
greatly enhance the patients experience by being a smiling face, a helping hand
or merely a person to talk to. We know how important our volunteers are and
take this opportunity to recognise their commitment in supporting our Trust and
are over 100 volunteers across the Trust, offering their time once or twice
each week in the hospital and community, and in some cases, giving more time. A number of the Trust’s volunteers also dedicate their time
to fundraising and have raised thousands for Rotherham Hospital and Community
Charity. This includes supporting with fundraising events such as at Christmas
and Spring fairs and
also running a number of year-long services and activities, including book and
plant sales and running a café for patients at our Park Rehabilitation Centre.
last year, volunteers have raised an astonishing £3,175.
are 22 volunteers who have dedicated 5 years or more to volunteering for our
Trust. No thank you would be big enough for this incredible achievement and
dedication, so the Chairman, Martin Havenhand, formally recognised this with a
long service award.
recognition was also given to Gwen Braidley who has volunteered for an amazing
43 years! Thank you Gwen!
NHS has a lot of dedicated staff that have provided loyal service for a long
period of time. Each year we recognise those colleagues that have worked in the
NHS for an incredible 40 years.
colleagues achieved this milestone in 2019 and were presented with their long
service awards in the main entrance of Rotherham Hospital, cheered on by
family, friends and patients.
Proud Week celebrations were brought to a close with the glittering Proud
Awards ceremony, which was attended by over 350 colleagues and representatives
from other organisations that work with the Trust joined those who had made the
400 nominations were received in total. Each one was reviewed by a panel to
produce the shortlist that went forward to the award ceremony.
winners of the 2019 Proud Awards are:
Values – Ambitious
Krain – Community Hospital Admission Avoidance Team
Values – Caring
Magdalena Turzyniecka - Pathology
Values – Together
Stuart Richards - ENT
Northern Trainee Management Team
and Development Award
White – Therapy Services
Lomas – Special Care Baby Unit
Moore and John Lipski
Top Leader Award
Greenlees – Community Nursing
Team of the Year Award
and Enteral Nutrition – Nutrition and Dietetics
Team of the Year Award
Star of the Year Award
Perry – Estates and Facilities
Quality in Care Award
Swift – WHAM (Weight, Health and Attitude Management 0-19 Service)
Idea Made a Difference Award
Outreach Parent and Baby Group
Binu Varughese – Gastroenterology
Award for Excellence in Healthcare
Indranil Chakrabarti – Orthopaedic and Hand Surgeon
Richard Went – Clinical Haematology
Clare Windsor – Critical Care
Team – Estates and Facilities
Fiona Fawthrop - Rheumatology
Barnett, Chief Executive, said: “The Proud Awards was a fabulous event,
recognising the fantastic contribution of colleagues and volunteers who
work right across our organisation in community, hospital and corporate
am really proud of all our worthy winners, everyone who was nominated and all our
staff in the Trust who are so committed to providing high quality care to our
you to everyone who submitted nominations for this year’s awards. Keep an eye
out next year for nominations opening!