Search

Havering hospital heroes awarded

12:45 08 October 2012

Awards winners at the annual ceremony

Awards winners at the annual ceremony

Archant

Outstanding hospital staff have been thanked for their dedication at a special award ceremony.

Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has held its annual awards, with employees from Queen’s and King George hospitals receiving gongs.

Hundreds of nominations were received from grateful patients and colleagues for categories which included Outstanding Service, Inspirational Leadership and Hospital Hero.

Chief Executive Averil Dongworth said: “Over the last year staff across the Trust have been working extremely hard to improve care, deliver a better experience for patients and address criticisms we have faced on quality.

“The nominees and award-winners and setting the standard for all staff – delivering excellent service and compassionate care.”

Among the winners were senior sister of Iris Ward Sinead Skelton – who was honoured for being an inspiration to student nurses and for her compassion and attention to detail – and A&E hostess Vindi Tutter, who was described as being “an ambassador for the Trust”.

The public were asked to nominate people to be their Hospital Hero, with grateful patients putting forward the names of staff members who had given them outstanding care.

Runners-up were consultant surgeon Saswata Banerjee and the staff of Sunrise B ward at Queen’s Hospital.

Patients had nominated Mr Banerjee, saying that he gives excellent care to his patients, and also takes the time to listen to their concerns, and those of their families.

Sunrise B staff were congratulated on the atmosphere they create on the ward, for supporting patients and their families and ensuring that everyone is treated with dignity and respect.

The overall Hospital Hero was consultant neurosurgeon Babak Arvin.

Delighted patients nominated him for the care he gives his patients, not only during surgery, but also post-operatively.

They described how he “personally takes time to give positive encouragement during rehabilitation, and spends time with patients’ families to listen and address any concerns and worries they have”.

Award winners were presented with certificates and vouchers by Ms Dongworth and chairman George Wood.

0 comments

Latest Romford News Stories

17:11
Concordia Academy

Five new school campuses are planned for Havering, the leader of the council has said.

Rita Chadha, from Ramfel

An emergency meeting was held last night by a leading migrant charity to discuss practical help for East London migrants following the European Union vote.

13:04
Mark Abrahams who has been sentenced to 11 months in jail. Photo: City of London Police

A construction worker is facing a lengthy prison sentence for breaking a colleague’s jaw after a heated argument broke out.

13:00
Parents outside Parsonage Farm school in Rainham last year opposing expansion plans

Controversial plans to knock down a historic bingo hall and expand a school have been deferred by a council committee last night.

13:00
The man pictured in Romford on Saturday with a t-shirt which read,

A leading charity has raised “serious concerns” about how hate crimes are tackled in the borough after a number of incidents were brought to light.

Sarah Rensch with her son John and daughter Renesmee

“I didn’t know anything. I thought the doctors did the routine checks and that was it, you gave birth to your baby.”

Teachers at Broadford Primary School celebrate winning the Community and Collaboration Award at the TES Awards 2016. Photo: Peter Searle

Teachers celebrated a prestigious award win on Friday, last week, following the success of a pupil volunteering programme.

07:00
St Leonard's children's home, Hornchurch Road, Hornchurch. Credit: Historic England

A man who spent 12 years living in a care home where children were sexually abused, said a public inquiry launched 30 years after the events has come too late.

Newsletter Sign Up

Most read news

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

News from your area

WW100

Click on the banner above for full coverage of the centenary commemorations of the outbreak of the First World War.

Competitions

Copyright: Erich Spiegelhalter/Schwarzwald

Embark on a three day round trip (including flights) during which you will taste local specialities such as the famous Black Forest Gateau, discover nature, absorb vibrant city culture, learn about technological innovations, indulge yourself in the plentiful wellness spas, take some shots on the golf course, and enjoy family fun at Germany’s largest theme park.

£15k prize bundle

Imagine having the opportunity to win an incredible £15,000 bundle of some of the most amazing prizes available. Well, for one lucky contest entrant that dream could soon become a reality because we at MyOffers are offering an incredible free prize bundle that will make even the most hardened person wild with excitement.

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Romford Recorder
e-edition today

Subscribe