Lincolnshire health service workers shortlisted for awards
Local health service leaders have been named as some of the best in their field, in a series of award nominations.
Organised by the NHS East Midlands’ Leadership Academy, the awards celebrate leadership and people who have improved the quality of care for patients.
A group from Boston Pilgrim Hospital, led by Theo Joachim, has been shortlisted in the champion or innovator of the year category.
Their project saw different departments pull together to make sure patients who had hip surgery recovered quicker than is expected nationally.
They aimed to have patients well again within 24 hours, reducing the mortality rate by half.
Dianne Charysz, head of practice learning for Lincolnshire at United Lincolnshire Hospitals Trust, has been shortlisted in the partnership or system leader category.
Steve Wyatt is a ward manager employed by Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. He has been shortlisted in the patient inclusivity leader of the year category.
Paul Jackman is associate director of strategic partnerships at Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, and has been shortlisted in the community leader of the year category.
Emma Britchford, ward manager on Ward 12 at Pilgrim Hospital, has been shortlisted in the emerging leader of the year category.
Elizabeth Hillman, the health visiting development lead for Lincolnshire Community Health Services NHS Trust, is shortlisted in the community leader of the year award category
Professor Mike Cooke CBE, chair of the East Midlands Leadership Academy, said: “The NHS in the East Midlands is full of people who go above and beyond what is expected of them in their role and are truly dedicated to the concept of development and leadership.”
The winners of each category will be announced at a ceremony in Nottingham in November.
They will go forward to a national event in London next year.