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NHS 70 superstars: B

Take a look at who has also now been recognised as an official #NHS70Superstar with first names that begin with B:

Babur Sultan, outdoors pursuits volunteer, early intervention in psychosis team, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Babur has overcome his own barriers and facilitates a weekly climbing group. The volunteering role has helped to maintain a sustainable activity which has been going for over five years. I feel proud of what he has achieved, he will shortly pass his Climbing Instructors Award. This has taken a long time but he has never given up, he is an inspiration to others.”

Barbara Hinchcliffe, clinical team leader, Ward 18, Priestley Unit
“Barbara is always so professional and focused. A great example of leadership and supportive of colleagues.”

Barbara Tootle, advanced dietitian, modular building, Fieldhead
“Very hardworking and the font of all wisdom. You always know where to go for advice.”

Barry Morgan, domestic assistant, Enfield Down
“For their hard work and dedication to patient care at all times.”

Bash Fazlee, pharmacist, pharmacy, The Dales
“He is an amazing guy, always approachable and helpful. He has helped me get better and I owe my life to him. He has spent time with me and listened when I needed somebody and brought me to the other side. Thank you, Bash.”

Becky-Jo Heselden, associate practitioner, Newhaven
“Becky does a fabulous job with the service users and is always putting them first. She does her job with a smile on her face and makes the day a bit brighter by always looking on the positive side!”

“Dedicated worker and passionate about her role.”

Becky Harris, management accountant, Finance, Fieldhead
“Becky always does her best to do a good job. She really cares about the services she supports. Not only that, she has a fantastic positive attitude and is great to work with.”

Becky Smith, team manager, Lyndhurst
“Leading the team well through choppy waters.”

Becky Sutcliffe, medical secretary, The Dales, Halifax
“For going the extra mile and supporting the medical staff and the relentless and thankless job of organising rotas and finding locums at short notice to ensure the service is running! Also a special thanks for keeping me organised and juggle my various roles!”

“Becky goes above and beyond in her job and she’s always willing to help particularly with the Calderdale junior doctors.”

Becky Walker, healthcare assistant, Melton Suite, Barnsley
“When Becky is on shift you always know you’re going to have a good day. She is bubbly and fun to be around. Becky always goes the extra mile for patients and staff alike. She is a kind, caring and passionate about delivering good quality care. Thanks, Becky for being a fantastic colleague!”

Ben Hague, principal clinical psychologist, core team, Barnsley
“Ben has been a friend, co worker and clinical supervisor to me over the past few years. his advice and support both in case work and personally has been invaluable. He has helped me develop my practice, build my confidence and been a support when needed. He has a positive personality and is fun loving, bringing a much needed attitude to the team and the work environment. He is someone I always feel pleased to see. He has worked tirelessly over the past year or more for the core team helping develop services and to offer a voice of positivity and optimism throughout many staff changes. He has grounded the team and been there to listen to anxieties. He is an exceptional co worker well liked by all.”

Ben Jones, STR worker, Insight team, Kirklees
“For all of your hard work setting up our highly successful CMA clinic from scratch. You have done a fantastic job and made the whole progress (which was really challenging) so straightforward for care coordinators. It’s really making a difference.”

Ben Owens, staff nurse, Stanley Ward, Fieldhead
“A delight to see such professionalism and commitment from someone who is starting out on his nursing career. Thoughtful and kind. Great to have him on our team.”

“Ben is a newly qualified staff nurse. Since starting on Stanley Ward, Ben has come out of his shell and shown his caring and compassionate nature for both service users and staff. Ben is an asset to team Stanley and a pleasure to work with!”

Bernadette Smith, support worker, CMHT core team, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Bernie is a kind and conscientious worker, she is respected by both her service users and her colleagues. She is bubbly and lovely to be around, she puts people at ease. Thank you for that Bernie.”

Beth Murphy, ward manager, Enfield Down
“For being a kind, respectful colleague, showing compassion, valuing difference.”

Bethany Thompson, staff nurse, Thornhill Ward, Bretton Centre
“Beth is new to the ward but she’s bubbly and funny. I can see her having a bright future.”

“Beth helped in my manager’s meeting and she’s friendly.”

“Beth is our newly qualified member of the team who joined us recently. She has made a positive impact on the ward by getting involved in anything she can to make sure the day for service users is fulfilled. Thank you very much, Beth. Every effort you are making is greatly appreciated.”

Bettina Hepworth, healthcare assistant, Priestley ward, Newton Lodge
“Bettina is professional and hardworking, she is always there to support others, and continues to be proactive in her work to meet service user needs.”

Bev Ashton, associate practitioner, Johnson Ward, Newton Lodge
“Always being supportive and making me feel valued.”
“Bev goes way over and beyond her role as an associate practitioner. What I particularly love about Bev is that she is encouraging and genuinely wants to help others be the best they can be. Nothing is ever too much of a big ask support wise. She is patient and she is kind. Bev is the type of person I’m so proud to see supporting patients through their care pathway and staff through their career development. She is hardworking, committed and passionate. Great values, a great person”.

Bev Atkinson, management assistant, CMHT older people’s service, Beckside Court
“Commitment and dedication to her role where she is very supportive of the team and staff. She keeps us all very well organised. We would be lost without her.”

Bev Cleary, Marie Curie supportive care nurse, Marie Curie supportive care at home, Silkstone Health Centre
“Bev has been a Marie Curie nurse for over 20 years. She is a fantastic team member, always very supportive and caring for patients, family and colleagues.”

Beverley Jones, specialist nurse, health integration team, Barnsley
“Bev is fantastic! She excels in her role and is passionate and enthusiastic about providing care and support to those seeking asylum and/or patients with tuberculosis. She is an absolute gem and has loads of potential to develop further and take on the world! She has even taken time out of her own time to train to be a Zumba instructor which she plans to teach to service users! Watch this space, she’ll have you fighting fit in no time!”

Beverley Miller, healthcare support worker, Newton Lodge
“Bev is kind, caring and very bubbly and makes my days brighter. She treats me with respect and dignity and is an asset to the ward. I can talk to Bev about any subject at all and she gives me her time when I need her.”

Beverley Regan, CPN, Community mental health team older people’s service, Beckside Court
“Always supportive of colleagues and service users. Always on hand to provide support. Goes above and beyond. Committed to providing optimum care for service users putting their needs and care above all else. A shining example of how nursing care should be given.”

Billy Mareya, senior clinical practitioner, Hepworth Ward, Fieldhead
“The legend that is Billy Mareya for all his hard working commitment as a band 6 team leader, such as arranging staffing, dealing with incidents and all in all keeping staff safe, this guy is a credit to Newton Lodge”.

Brenda Shackleton, senior staff nurse, Baghill House Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Brenda supports the hub by keeping the teams in the hub in good spirits. She’s been a flu vaccination peer supporter. Today she’s been collecting money for the air ambulance whilst colleagues have baked for the event. She is always cheerful and happy to assist.”

Brett Roberts, healthcare assistant, Thornhill Ward, Bretton Centre
“Brett is well liked by everyone, and we mean everyone. Staff, visitors, service users and carers warm to him quickly. He’s a cheeky chappy that has the ability to make everyone feel good. He makes people smile and laugh which does wonders for the atmosphere. Every shift with Brett is a pleasant one, nothing is ever too much bother and the ability he has to engage service users in activities is great.”

“Brett has a big presence on the ward and is responsible for lots of laughter and smiles. He will do anything for anyone and goes over and beyond. He’s a team player and he makes me feel that life can give me a second chance if I just work at it.”

“Brett is such a nice person with a lovely personality. We have a laugh and a joke and he brightens up the ward. He is kind, caring and makes me feel safe. He is an asset to the ward.”

“I’m thanking him for being my brother. He makes me feel less lonely, as he is my brother and it means I have someone to play with.”

“I have never worked with Brett where he hasn’t work hard every part of the day. He is continuously on the go doing one thing or another. From GYM sessions, therapeutic leave, pool tournaments and so much more. He is always positive and makes everyone smile with his sense of humour. He’s a real grafter and should be recognised for all of the work he does. He never moans or gets involved in gossip and is kind to everyone. The patients love spending time with him and often request him to facilitate acititites as he makes them happy. He’s a genuine chap that we all have the pleasure of working with. He is an unsung hero!”

Brian Peckett, staff nurse, Willow ward, Kendray Hospital
“Brian always brings a sense of fun to the shift. He has a caring, genuine personality. He goes out of his way to help both staff and patients alike.”

Brid Martin, CPN, Core team east, Baghill House
“Brid has been a really approachable and supportive CPN who has supported me through my training and now as a qualified nurse. From my experience Brid is an excellent CPN, mentor, ensuring the needs of patients are met. Thank you for supporting me in further development as a practitioner.”

“Brid is passionate about the clients and carers who she works with. She’s always friendly and welcoming when they attend the Clozaril clinic and will go out of her way to help people. She stands up for service users if she feels there is an issue concerning their care and isn’t afraid to speak up when needed. She’s a passionate, committed member of the team and I really appreciate all that she does. Thanks, Brid!”

Take a look at our other superstars beginning with A, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, K, L, M, N, O, P, Q, R, S, T, U, V, W, X, Y and Z.

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