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Hospital Heroes 2017

The winners of the 2017 Hospital Heroes awards were announced on 28 March 2018 at St Mary's Stadium. Congratulations to all the winners and nominees!

Employee of the year

Winner

Eleanor Hones, healthcare assistant in cancer care 

Runner up

Amy Cowell, sister in MHDU 

Team of the year

Winner

Linsi Imber and the maternity bereavement team 

Runner up

Acute medical unit 

Chairman's award for leadership

Winner

Mayank Patel, diabetes consultant 

Runner up

Jayne Masters, lead specialist heart failure nurse 

Education and training

Winner

Claire Wood, head of dietetics/speech and language therapy 

Runner up 

Pre-hospital and emergency skills in surgery and resuscitation for teams (PRESSURE) 

Inclusive champion

Winner

Aiman Alzetani, consultant 

Runner up 

Gabriel Jaramazovic, assistant director of HR 

Healthwatch patient experience

Winner

Gus Seebaran, clinical nurse specialist in testis cancer 

Runner up

Therapy team in medicine for older people (MOP) 

Health and wellbeing award

Winner

Julia Smedley, lead consultant in occupational health 

Runner Up

Liz Lynch, senior ODP in theatres 

Always improving: better every day award

Winner

G7 enhanced dementia care unit

Runner up

G3 band 6 and 7 ward management team

Patient safety

Winner

Network team 

Runner up

Kelly Wood, medication safety pharmacist technician 

Southampton Hospital Charity star

Winner

Sam Dale, Holly Racey-Jones and the finance team 

Runner up

Urology day unit team 

Gift of time

Winner

Michael Bainger and Nicky Buckley, Macmillan Centre meet and greet volunteers 

Runner up

George Blake, front of house volunteer 

Unsung hero

Winner

Craig Hobbs, estates mechanical fitter 

Runner up

Denis Vaughan, IT systems analyst 

Clinical impact through research

Winner

Biomedical Research Centre respiratory nursing team and research investigators 

Runner up

Sandy Jack, Mike Grocott and the perioperative medicine team 

Research individual or team of the year

Winner

Research nurse/professions senior leadership team 

Runner up

Research senior nursing team 

Echo readers' choice

Winner

Sarah Hartfree, paediatric rheumatology nurse specialist 

Runners up 

Markku Kaarne, consultant cardiac surgeon