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.
Over Christmas and new year, we are bringing you a round-up of some of HSJ’s highlights from 2017. Today we look at the HSJ award programmes and our lists of the most influential people in the English health sector.
Taunton and Somerset Foundation Trust – Primary Care Paediatrics
The trust developed paediatric clinics in a primary care setting, helping to shorten the patient pathway and improve patient care.
This has enabled families to receive an expert opinion without having to travel large distances to
Warrington Clinical Commissioning Group: Commissioning for Choice at End of Life
The team improved patient care in the community by supporting patients to co-design their end of life care around their needs, wishes and lifestyles.
Eighty two per cent of people were able to die in their preferred
Nottingham University Hospitals Trust and East Midlands Academic Health Sciences Network: Enhancing Care by Sharing Data and Information Electronic Holistic Needs Assessments Impacts
The team implemented the electronic Holistic Needs Assessments (eHNA) and care planning to tumour sites. They also
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