Jaime Puente, a staff grade doctor at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, was rewarded for his work ethic and upbeat manner as well as his skills.
Luminita Georgescu, a specialist biomedical scientist in immunology at Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals Foundation Trust, was nominated for tireless innovative thinking and morale-boosting enthusiasm.
Eibhlin Collins, a practice nurse at Camden Health Improvement Practice, is said to have made a major impact on the health of homeless people with her compassion and skill.
Maggie Galbarczyk, a psychological wellbeing practitioner at the Black Country Partnership Foundation Trust, was praised for her knowledge, skill, sparkle and drive, and for not being held back by her blindness.
Francesco Muntini, a consultant paediatric neurologist at Great Ormond Street Hospital, was described as a leading light who has developed pioneering treatments for children with complex conditions.
Claudine De Munter, paediatric intensive care consultant at St Mary’s Hospital in London, drove simulation care using baby simulators and has been described as a great teacher and innovator.
Kingston Hospital Foundation Trust won the 2018 HSJ Award for Improving Outcomes through Learning and Development with a training programme focused on improving fetal surveillance and wellbeing. Claire Read reports
HSJ is part of Wilmington Healthcare Limited, Beechwood House, 2-3 Commercial Way, Christy Close, Southfields, Essex, SS15 6EF. Company number 2530185.
c/o Wilmington plc, 5th Floor, 10 Whitechapel High Street, London E1 8QS. Registered in England and Wales. Company registration 30158470