St Helens & Knowsley Annual Staff Awards

We attended a star studded event on Friday 13th May 2016 as one of the sponsors of the St Helens & Knowsley Staff Awards evening. The event was held at the Echo Arena in Liverpool and was to acknowledge the achievements of all staff at the Trust for their outstanding contributions.

The Chief Executive Ann Marr opened the evening with her welcome speech and confirmed it had been the Trusts most successful year as being rated as an “Outstanding” trust and hoped that this would continue into 2017…. ms Marr then announced the Special Acievement Awards for 2016 and these 2 very special awards went to the Outpatients Department at St Helens & Whiston Hospitals and also to the Diagnostic Imaging Departments again at St Helens & Whiston Hospitals.


After a fantastic meal supplied by Heathcotes the highlight of the evening commenced.  Each award was present by a local celebrity and the results are as follows:-

Excellence in Clinical Care – Breast reconstruction Team
Excellence in Service Improvement – Ward 3E Gynaecology
Excellence in Support Services – Patient Booking Services
Execellence in Patient Experience – Seddon Suite
The Peoples Choice Award – Ward 2A Haematology & Oncology
Employee of the Year – Claire Fraser – Sister, Emergency Department (Accepted by the consultant of emergency department her behalf)
Team of the Year – Stroke Team

The evening then went into full swing with entertainment from guest appearance Will Mellor & Ray Quinn with Cole Page & Schwing providing the music.

There is absolutely NO cost to the NHS event – it is funded purely through ticket sales, fundraising and generous donations from many of the Trusts partners.

Well done to St Helens & Knowsley Trust on organising a spectacular evening for your employees and recognising the hard work, dedication and achievements.

Our representatives from Healthcare Staff Benefits event managed to get in on some selfies! Joanne and Victoria here with Nicole Barber-Lane from Hollyoaks (Myra McQueen)
After the event we received a nice email from Kim Hughes- Head of Media PR & Communications from the trust:-
Dear Team,
I just wanted to say a huge thank you for supporting this year’s St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust Awards evening.

Without your very generous sponsorship we simply could not celebrate the amazing work of our staff in this (rather incredible) way.

I hope Joanne and Vicky enjoyed the evening, I’ve had some excellent feedback and everyone is already talking about next year’s event!

Thanks again for all your support it really is appreciated more than you will ever know.

Hope we can work together again soon……


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