Highly Commended for First Community at Employee Ownership Association award

Published on 12/10/2018

First Community is delighted to have been Highly Commended for an Employee Ownership Association award in the category of ‘Public Service Mutual of the Year’. This category is for ‘organisations who can evidence how their employee owned status is improving performance within their business and the lasting and positive impact they are achieving in the communities they serve or the wider society’.

First Community’s Chief Executive, Sarah Billiald, said: ‘there are direct links between employee ownership, employee satisfaction and patient satisfaction. Being an employee owned organisation and having a highly engaged workforce makes a real difference to the quality of care we provide’. ‘Being shortlisted for this award is fantastic recognition of the positive impact First Community has on the community we serve, especially in light of being rated Outstanding by CQC in 2017’ Sarah added.

The winner was announced on Monday 19 November 2018.


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For more information contact: Maddy Sciberras at  First Community, 01737 775 462


Notes for editors:

First Community is an award-winning organisation which is part of the NHS family delivering community healthcare services in east Surrey and the surrounding area. We offer a friendly face with highly rated, well-run services, delivered by our skilled people. We provide high-quality nursing and therapy services, children and family services as well as a rehabilitation ward and Minor Injury Unit at Caterham Dene Hospital. First Community was rated overall Outstanding by CQC in 2017.


Visit www.firstcommunityhealthcare.co.uk  for more information about First Community.


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