Celebrating first rate health care in east Surrey

Published on 19/12/2019
First Community held its annual staff awards ceremony on Wednesday 11 December at Lingfield Park to celebrate the outstanding health care provided to local residents across east Surrey.
More than 250 people attended the event, including members of staff and partner organisations, to recognise the exceptional patient care, partnership working and leadership skills staff and partners have demonstrated over the last year.
Sarah Billiald, Chief Executive of First Community said, “This event is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the First Rate Care we have given to people in Surrey and Sussex during 2019, be it nursing, therapies or health visiting.  Well done to all our staff and partners who work incredibly hard to deliver the best services and are always striving to do even better, thank you for your commitment and compassion.”
See below for full list of winners:
 
Chief Nurse Award for Care and Compassion
Winner: Penny Moreton
Runner up: Jennifer Godber
Highly commended: Mary Raby
 
Innovation or Service Quality Improvement of the Year
Winner: Venkatesh Govindan
Runner up: Shelley Murrell & James Stephens
Highly commended: John Murphy
 
Mary Simkins Award for Support Staff Member of the Year
Winner: Jan Scott
Runner up: Jacqueline Giles
Highly commended: Carol Gallo
 
Partner of the Year
Winner: The Plaster Room Team, SASH
Runner up: Colette Allen, NEL CSU
Highly commended: Millbrook Team, SCC
 
Leader of the Year
Winner: Lauren Boyle & Danielle Hopkins
Runner up: Kate Kent
Highly commended: Linda Smullen
 
Role Model of the Year
Winner: Ruth Hunnybun
Runner up: Sue Shaw
Highly commended: Sarah Buxton
 
Team of the Year
Winner: Minor Injury Unit
Runner up: 0-19 Team Health visiting and school nursing
Highly commended: Seasonal Flu Team
 
Employee of the Year
Winner: Julie Sinclair
Runner up: Denise Kennedy
Highly commended: Cameron Fitzgerald
Photo: Lto R:  Adrian Baillieu Finance Director, Sarah Billiald Chief Executive, Liz Mouland Chief Nurse, Jayne White Head of Children’s Services East and 0-19 Lead , Val Frost Chief Operating Officer, Lee Davies Head of Adult Community Services.