Hospital Heroes took centre stage at the annual UHS awards event.
Nominees and guests gathered at Southampton Football Club’s St Mary’s Stadium for the event that recognises staff who go the extra mile for patients and colleagues at University Hospital Southampton NHS Foundation Trust.
Read more about the event here, or find a full list of winners below the gallery of images from the event.
Always improving: better every day award
Diabetes specialist nurse, Paula Johnston.
Runner up: the critical care patient experience team.
Chairman’s award for leadership
Caley Hockaday, team leader for Macmillan acute oncology service.
Runner up: Kerry Dowling, transfusion laboratory manager
Clinical impact through research award
CRF paediatric allergy team
Runner up: Chris Kipps, consultant neurologist
Education and training award
Practice educator, Jacky Mills
Runner up: Pharmacy vocational training team
Health and wellbeing award
Clinical nurse specialist Angie Keens
Runner up: Gemma Lewis, senior MSK physiotherapist
Healthwatch patient experience award
Piam Brown paediatric oncology team
Runner up: Enhanced care support team
Inclusive champion award
Mohammed Sirajul Islam, assistant chaplain
Runner up: Katie Hammond, patient safety care coordinator
Patient safety award
The sepsis team for helping to keep our patients safe
Runner up: workforce systems team with SafeCare
Research individual of the year award
Senior research sister Jisha Jacob
Runner up: NIHR CRF team
Southampton Hospital Charity star award
The Jersey to Southampton row team
Runner up: Southampton breast imaging unit for their Three Peaks challenge
Gift of time award
Volunteer Rosemary Weston
Runner up: Jean Pearce
Unsung hero award
Karen Bowers, volunteer recruitment and training coordinator.
Runner up: Humraj Sahota, operations manager
Employee of the year award
Ward sister Rachel Mcenery
Runner up: Kirsty Brown, bereavement midwife
Team of the year
Team on F5, head and neck ward.
Runner up: ICU and PICU technical team
This year we introduced a very special award for outstanding achievement. Caroline Smith, care group manager for emergency medicine, was nominated for her extraordinary care and compassion when attending an incident while on holiday in France.
Southern Daily Echo Readers' Choice award
The Readers' Choice award is presented to one team or individual nominated by the public.
This year's award was presented to:
The runner-up was:
We are lucky to enjoy the support of a range of supporters including our headline sponsors BPP University.
Prime plc are also supporting the event along with AMT Coffee.