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.
An enthusiasm and commitment to patient care, positive staff culture and authenticity were among the attributes that led to St Helen’s and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals Trust winning the 2019 HSJ Award for Acute or Specialist Trust of the Year. Alison Moore reports
BAME representation has significantly improved at the board level due to the work of the Workforce Race Equality team at NHS England – winners of the Workforce Initiative of the Year category at the 2019 HSJ Awards, says Alison Moore
Modality Partnership’s project with Healthy.io and inhealthcare won the 2019 HSJ Award for primary care innovation. Jennifer Trueland finds out more about how home-based albumin screening is a cost-effective way to increase uptake and improve early detection
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