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LHCH Outstanding Awards 2019

Date: 05 December 2019 09:44

Congratulations to all the nominees of this year’s ‘Best of the Best’ LHCH Outstanding Awards 2019.  All the winning and highly commended individuals/teams were presented with their awards at our annual awards event on Friday 29th November as follows: 

Excellent, Efficient, Compassionate and Safe Gold Awards

There were nine EECS awards presented to Birch Ward, Cedar Ward, Cardiac Diagnostics, Elm Ward, Medical Engineering, Therapies, Outpatients, Pharmacy and Pulmonary Function.

 EECS Awards


Compassion in Care Award sponsored by Medirest – presented to Elm Ward.

Compassion in Care Award


Innovation of the Year Award sponsored by Innovation Agency – presented to joint winners Julie Tyrer, Consultant Nurse – Tissue Viability and the Motor Evoked Potentials Team.

Innovation of the Year

Significant Impact on Patient Safety Award
sponsored by Silverlink – presented to Cardiac Rehab Team (pictured below). 

Significant Impact on Patient Safety
Highly Commended Award presented to Clare Kearney, Knowsley Community Respiratory Services.

Quality Improvement Award presented to the Nutrition Focus Group (pictured below)
Quality Improvement Award
Highly Commended Award presented to Delirium Improvement Team.

Employee of the Year Award sponsored by Hill Dickinson – presented to Maurice Bessman, Staff Nurse.

Employee of the Year


Volunteer of the Year Award – awarded to Marian McGlynn (Laura Allwood, Patient & Family Support Manager pictured below collecting this on Marian's behalf).



Leader of the Year Award – presented to Dr Sarah Sibley, Respiratory Consultant.

Leader of the Year

Patient Choice Award – presented to ACHD Team (pictured below). 

Patient Choice Award Highly Commended Award to Joanne Rattigan, Staff Nurse, Cedar Ward.


Team of the Year Award sponsored by Lyjon – presented to Pharmacy.

Team of the Year Award 


CEO Special Appreciation Award – presented to Surgical Clinical Practitioners. 

CEO Special Appreciation Award


Thanks you to LHCH Charity and all the award sponsors (listed above) for their kind support of the event.  In addition to this, thank you to the following businesses for their kind donations to our staff raffle - Breakout Liverpool, Crowne Plaza - Liverpool City Centre, The Suites Hotel - Knowsley, Thornton Hall Hotel, Liverpool Philharmonic Hall and The Royal Court.