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Dorset Hospital Workers Honoured for Going Above and Beyond


8:55am 24th September 2013

A number of staff and volunteers at Dorset County Hospital have been recieving awards for long service and for Going The Extra Mile.

Those who won a 2013 GEM and Long Service Award were nominated by their colleagues, patients or relatives who put them forward for going above and beyond their duty.

Trust Chairman Dr Jeffrey Ellwood and Chief Executive Jean O'Callaghan were at a ceremony at the Dorford Centre in Dorchester to give out the awards.

Mark Power is the Trust Director of Workforce and Human Resources and called the awards "a true celebration of the contribution and achievements of our wonderful staff and volunteers.

"Dorset County Hospital is a well-respected and much-loved hospital. Quite simply, it's our staff who make the difference and each and every one derserves to be recognised for the unique contribution they make."

The list of categories and winners of the staff and volunteer awards is below:

Leadership Award Winner: Cecilia Priestley
Highly Commended: Jenna Hammond

Team of the Year Award Winner: Pharmacy Medicines Management Team
Highly Commended: Occupational Therapy Team
Highly Commended: Clinic Management Team

Patient Safety Award
Winner: Sue Worth
Highly Commended: Fiona Sandercock

Innovation Award
Winner: Carolyn Evans
Highly Commended: Ann Bishop

Improving Lives Award
Joint Winner: Home Enteral Nutrition Team and Nutrition Nurse Specialist
Joint Winner: Patricia Mansell
Highly Commended: Toni Codd
Highly Commended: Julie Cook
Highly Commended: Caroline Ford

Apprentice of the Year Award
Winner: Crystal Durow
Highly Commended: Tamar Burridge
Highly Commended: Emma Garland

Volunteer Award
Winner: Izzy Pochin
Highly Commended: Michael Daniel
Highly Commended: Ashley Mears
Highly Commended: Pat Mileham

Lifetime Achievement Award
Winner: Miranda King

Chairman’s Award Winner: Tess Drabble
Highly Commended: Lisa Clark

Long Service Awards - 30 Years:
Penelope Burt
David Cain
Miles Tompkins
Beverley Boore
Victoria Clothier
Tracy Critchell
Debbie Pikesley
Susan Slade

Long Service Awards - 15 Years:
Aubrey Ashelford Amanda Batchelor Hilary Beck
Robert Blegay Helen Burgess Georgina Carley
Amanda Chutter Vivian Clarke Roger Coombes
Lorna Davies Sarah Diaz Linda Dunn
Nigel Ellis Fiona Gibson Lisa Green
Melitta Hirst Claire Keep Hilary Loxton Linda Membury Sarah Pamment Alison Ridge
Fiona Ross Richard Stone Robert Sweet
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Janet Green Penny Greening Catherine Hardy
Gareth Jones Lorraine Kitching Diana Langridge
Susanna Merewether Maureen Nottley Robert Owers
Jane Raleigh Emma Simmons Kathleen Strange
Gillian Townsend Nicola Trent Katie Ward
Donna Wilson

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