Annual Heroes Awards Ceremony

The 2017 Annual Heroes Awards - shortlist announced!

When: 13 September 2017, Weymouth and Portland Sailing Academy

In the run up to our Dorset HealthCare Annual Heroes Awards ceremony, we are delighted to announce the shortlist for our 13 awards.

With so many fantastic individuals, teams and services being showcased, it is set to be an inspirational event. If you haven’t already booked your place to attend, you can do so via our website.

Thank you to everyone who nominated over the past year, and to all our nominees, who we look forward to celebrating with on 13 September.

The shortlist is as follows:

Compassion and Kindness

Yasmin Kehru, Health Care Support Worker ,Guernsey Ward, Alderney Hospital

Alan Harries, Volunteer, Ryeberry Ward, Bridport Hospital

Kimmeridge Court Team, Eating Disorders Service, St Ann's Hospital

Dr Andrew Dean, Radipole Ward, Westhaven Hospital

Working Together for Patients

Weymouth and Portland Community Urgent Care Team, Weymouth Community Hospital

Amelia Whale, Team Lead Physiotherapy Outpatients, St Leonards Community Hospital

Laura Davy, Information Analyst, Business and Performance Team

Improving Lives

Greg Coomer, Chef, St Ann's Hospital

Lewis, Vaughan and Matthew, Fight Back Mental Health, Mental Health Services, West Dorset

Sarah Jones, STR Worker, S.T.A.R.T, Juniper Lodge, The Conifers

Commitment to Quality of Care

Anne-Marie Seraphin, Senior Sister, Guernsey Ward, Alderney Hospital

Karen Morrison and Chantelle Windust, Dorset Looked After Children Admin Team

Julia Mardo, Janet Hornby and Pippa Wright, Early Supported Stroke Discharge Team Leaders

Respect and Dignity

Xena Dion, Health Visitor, Herbert Avenue Medical Centre, Poole

Karen Loftus, Public, Patients and Carers Engagement Manager, Organisational Development, Communications and Participation Directorate

Mary Wells-West, Speech and Language Therapist, Weymouth Community Hospital

Everyone Counts

Alicia Rodriguez, Domestic Services, Florence House, Alumhurst Road

Stuart Bareham, Practice Educator, Learning and Development

Being a Learning Organisation

Hamworthy District Nursing Team, Poole

Management Accounts Assistants, Finance Directorate, Sentinel House

Kimmeridge Court Team, Eating Disorders Service, St Ann's Hospital

Bank Worker

Judy Munden, Bank Health Care Assistant, Bridport Community Hospital

Lynne Chellingworth, Bank Project Manager, Trust Bank

Angie Bellucci, Bank RMN, Psychiatric Liaison Service, Dorchester


Alan Harries, Volunteer, Ryeberry Ward, Bridport Hospital

Chantelle Sherlock, Volunteer, Swanage Hospital

Lynda Lane, John Hurley, Mike Forte, Barbie Hooper, Carol Calf – Volunteers Peer Advisors, Pain Service, Poole

Public and Patient Engagement

Dorset Community Pain Service

Mel Harding, Alison Rose, Mike Oates, Space for Growth Project, St Ann’s Hospital

Pebble Lodge Team, CAMHS, Alumhurst Road

Team of the Year

Catering Team, Bridport Community Hospital

Saxon Ward, Wareham Community Hospital

Admin Team, Westhaven & Portland Hospitals

Leadership and Management

Deb Slate, Service Manager, Community Speech and Language Therapy (Adults)

Jon Kimber, CRT Lead - Bridport Locality, Bridport Community Hospital

Becky Hutchings, Creditor Payments Manager, Finance Directorate

Outstanding Contribution

Benny Thomas, Health Care Support Worker, Jersey Ward, Alderney Hospital

Beth Bramley, Community Nursery Nurse, Herbert Avenue Surgery, Poole

Nicki Jenks, Exercise Instructor, Mental Health Rehabilitation, Alumhurst Road

  • Who were the nominees in 2016 and why were they nominated? Get all your questions answered by watching the Dorset Health Care heroes videos and discover the winners from 2016!
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