We received over 220 entries into our 2019 Excellence awards, recognising and celebrating the work of our staff and volunteers. Following our judging day on 10 September where staff, members and volunteers scored our entries we can now reveal our 2019 shortlist.
The winners will be revealed at the Excellence 2019 awards on Tuesday 19 November at Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield.
Support services and each BDU have chosen one person in each category to be their finalist. Congratulations to all finalists.
Recognising someone who truly lives our values and makes a difference.
|Support services||Michael Booth||Catering supervisor|
|Barnsley BDU||Andrew Davis||Decontamination assistant, integrated community equipment service|
|Calderdale and Kirklees BDU||Danielle Brook||Home treatment team practitioner, The Dales, Calderdale|
|Forensics BDU||Andrea Bugg||Medical secretary, Newhaven|
|Specialist services BDU||Amanda MIllership||Managerial secretary, Wakefield CAMHS|
|Wakefield BDU||Lesley Smith||Team secretary, core team west, Drury Lane Health and Wellbeing Centre|
Leader of the year
Recognising the importance of ‘leading from every seat’, inspiring others and taking people with them.
|Support services||Sharon Carter||Change governance manager, integrated change team|
|Barnsley BDU||Sharon Sweeting||Community musculoskeletal service manager|
|Calderdale and Kirklees BDU||Jo Ellam||Team manager, Kirklees memory service and Crowlees early onset dementia team|
|Forensics BDU||Catherine Eaves||General manager, Newton Lodge|
|Specialist services BDU||Dr. Helen Walsh||Consultant clinical psychologist, Calderdale and Kirklees CAMHS|
|Wakefield BDU||Tim Mellard||Matron, Wakefield acute inpatient services|
Recognising someone with a bright future in front of them.
|Support services||Rebecca Thorn||Business intelligence lead, performance and information|
|Barnsley BDU||Joshua Davies||Peer mentor, early intervention|
|Calderdale and Kirklees BDU||Emily Regan||Perinatal wellbeing practitioner, perinatal mental health team|
|Forensics BDU||Danielle Hornby-Nunns||Ward orderly supervisor Newton Lodge|
|Specialist services BDU||Nicholas Lee||Team manager, Calderdale CAMHS|
|Wakefield BDU||Melissa Nicoll||Staff nurse, Crofton ward|
Recognising someone who has made an outstanding contribution to the Trust and its work.
|Support services||Angela Crossland||Creditor payments team leader|
|Barnsley BDU||Dr. Simon Platts||Principal clinical psychologist, early intervention team|
|Calderdale and Kirklees BDU||Amanda McKenzie||Team manager, individual placement support service, Calderdale|
|Forensics BDU||Sue Threadgold||Deputy director of operations|
|Specialist services BDU||Sophie Robinson||Community learning disability staff nurse, Kirklees learning disability services|
|Wakefield BDU||Chelsea Huskins||Wakefield District Housing coordinator, Wakefield acute services|
All entries were put forward to the judging panel who scored each one. The scores were then added up to decide our finalists.
Excellence in improving health
|Little explorers, Barnsley children’s therapy|
|Men’s health group, Chippendale ward, Newton Lodge|
|Voluntary contribution to improving health and wellbeing through sport and physical activity, physical activity development team volunteers, Barnsley recovery college|
Excellence in improving care
|Friendly faces befriending project volunteers|
|Improving access to Barnsley IAPT through digital|
|Seeking safety group, Wakefield core team west|
Excellence in improving use of resources
|Patient flow team, Wakefield adult mental health services|
|Reduction of waiting times across all pathways, Calderdale CAMHS|
|World class payments, creditor payments|
Involvement and engagement excellence
|Health cafes for people with a learning disability across the Wakefield district|
|The collaborative care plan, Wakefield Unity Centre|
|The whole EIP team approach, Insight Calderdale early intervention in psychosis team|
Partnership working excellence
|Safe and well, Live Well Wakefield|
|Trustwide perinatal mental health team|
|The aphasia technology club, intermediate care (speech and language therapy)|
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