Staff Excellence Awards 2019 – Finalists Announced

Posted: 16/02/19

We are delighted to announce our finalists for our forthcoming Staff Excellence Awards. This year will mark 10 years of celebrating our staff and the amazing work that they do.

730 entries were received across 19 categories making for some very fierce competition.

Congratulations to all of our finalists:


Behind the Scenes NTW Individual

Samuel Broadbent
Rachel Bryce
Karen O’Rourke

Behind the Scenes NTW Teams
CYPS Admin Team North CBU Community
Mental Health Legislation Team
Hopewood Park Night Co-ordinators

Behind the Scenes NTW Solutions Individual
Hannah Dunn
Julie Kelly
Dave Palmer

Behind the Scenes NTW Solutions Teams
Café Tanni
Monkwearmouth Hotel Services
Transcription Team
Wendy and Julie (Shop Supervisors)

Clinical Team of the Year – Central Locality
Castleside Day Hospital
Forensic Learning Disability Community
Transitions Team
Willow View

Clinical Team of the Year – North Locality
Ingram Ward (Autism)
Mitford Ward (Autism)
Lennox Ward
Riding Team / Gill Legg

Clinical Team of the Year – South Locality
Beckfield PICU
DBT Team
Physical Treatment Team
(Hopewood Park)

Clinician of the Year – Central Locality
Elinor Dennison
Christopher Smart
Margaret Tolchard
Paul Wales

Clinician of the Year – North Locality
Dr Nahrwan Alshamasi
Dr Alison Conway
Lee-Ann Dormand
Jill Simmons

Clinician of the Year – South Locality
Dave Gerrard
Amanda Hunter
Claire Sturgess

Healthcare Worker of the Year
Victoria McMahon
Sue Oliphant
Paul Turnbull

Knowledge, Safety and Innovation
Ashby Team
CAMHS New Care Model
Tim Donaldson
Dr Steve Noone

Leadership Award
Neil Brownlee
Kirsty Charlton
Dennis Davison

Lifetime Achievement Award
Gary O’Hare
Linda Rutherford
Terry Seeber
Julie Taylor (Ravenswood Clinic)

Manager of the Year
Janice Graham
Craig Herron
Pamela Murray
Jacquie Robinson

Positive Impact Award
Joanne Crawford and Edwina Petts
SNH Shop Volunteers
Social Activities Volunteer Team (Castleside Day Hospital)

Rising Star Award
Michael Ellis
Zoe Pearson
Katie Ratcliffe

Unsung Hero Award
Mark Downey
Lynne Doyle
Tracy Finlay

Working Together Award
Liaison and Diversion nurses working with Northumbria Police
NTW Academy and Nursing and the
University of Sunderland
Street Triage North and South

Can you help support us recognise the achievements of our staff? There are a range of sponsorship opportunities available. If you would like to talk through any options on how to be part of this memorable event then please contact the communications team on 0191 2456877.

Staff Excellence Awards sponsorship brochure