NHS 70 superstars: T

Take a look at who has also now been recognised as an official #NHS70Superstar with first names beginning with T:

Tabassum Aslam, specialist dietitian, Modular building, Fieldhead
“Gets on with the job and doesn’t let you down.”

Tabitha Nyamunda, healthcare assistant, Thornhill Ward, Bretton Centre
“Thanking Tabitha for her general hard working ethos and her dedication to the ward. Tabitha doesn’t get involved in gossip and just knuckles down and gets jobs done.”

“She is lovely because she is always happy and always gives me good advice. I like that I can make her laugh. I can’t put into words exactly what I feel but she’s just a really nice person.”

Tashira Bashirkarolia, administrator, Yorkshire Smokefree, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Supporting me to work with a broken wrist. She would write things down and even open tins of soup for me. I felt special, a valued member of a wonderful team.”

Tamara Goddard, clinical team leader, Ashdale Ward
“Thanking Tamara for being supportive and approachable. Being understanding of the home situation and working with me to provide solutions which enable me to work to my full potential whilst at work. Resulting in me feeling happier and less stressed, helping me to create a more manageable work/life balance.”

Tanya Edward, healthcare assistant, Johnson ward, Newton Lodge
“Tanya is a valuable member of the nursing team and always goes above and beyond what is expected of her. She is a genuinely kind and caring individual who always gives everything. A real pleasure to have worked alongside for a number of years.

Teresa Glymond, inpatient services secretary, Oakwell Centre, Kendray Hospital
“Teresa is incredibly reliable and very supportive, she’s a great team player.”

Terry Hawkins, healthcare assistant, Thornhill Ward, Bretton Centre
“Pops of the ward. He is old school and a true English gentleman. He is always honest and shows people he cares for by making sure we are safe. We may not always see “eye to eye” but I can honestly say he is right 99.9% of the time.”

“Terry is a nursing assistant who continually goes above and beyond for the patients on our ward and it doesn’t stop there. He has on numerous occasions saved lives on his way in or from work. He has talked down a suicidal teenager from a bridge on his way to work and on another occasion saved the life of a young girl severely self-harming on his walk home from doing a 12-hour shift. A true example of the staff employed by our NHS. Care doesn’t stop at 5, and he is happy to help out anytime.”

Thomas Nicholson, volunteer climbing instructor, early intervention in psychosis team, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Thomas has achieved an award in climbing instructing with has led to him leading a weekly climbing group for our team. Thomas has his own barriers to contend with but has been a reliable volunteer. Thomas has gained work in a climbing centre through his volunteering.”

Tim Fell, epilepsy specialist nurse, Adult epilepsy nursing service, Apollo Court Medical Centre
“Tim is an invaluable member of the adult epilepsy nursing service who is conscientious and dedicated to the service providing a very high standard of care for patients despite unprecedented service pressures.”

Timothy Mellard, practice governance coach, Modular building, Fieldhead
“Tim is a valued, well-respected member of the trust who always ensures staff are supported. His commitment and dedication are without doubt second to none.”

Tina Driver, clinical support officer, Long-term conditions, Grimethorpe Centre
“Without all the admin jobs and support to the team, diary management etc, I would not be able to do my job.” 

Tina Gill, secretary, early intervention team, Folly Hall
“Tina looks after and out for everyone. Work would be a much darker, colder place without her.”

Toni Burns, CPN, CMHT older people’s service, Baghill House Health and Wellbeing Centre
“Toni brings inspiration when she often does bank shifts on the ward I work on. She brings new ideas, she is kind, approachable and calm. She puts the service users first, is confident and enthusiastic when delivering care.”

Tony Cooper, head of procurement, procurement, Fieldhead
“Thank you for all your support and encouragement over the years, it means a lot to me. I’m very grateful for the opportunities you have given me. Thank you once again for all your time and effort!”

“Constantly acknowledging and assisting in quick responses for FOI requests. Helps a great deal in responding to requesters quickly and ensures no breaches are made.”

“For his dedication and loyalty to the NHS over the last 40 years.”

Tony Lalic, medical records/appointments officer/receptionist, Medical records, Folly Hall
“Tony is always friendly and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble for him.”

Tori Lane, student nurse, Willow ward, Barnsley
“Tori is a very welcoming, friendly person who makes collaboration within a team a pleasure! She always has the patients’ best interests at heart and really cares for them.” 

Tracey Atkinson, community matron, BHNFT in-reach team
“Tracey is our in-reach matron working closely with BHNFT colleagues in order to facilitate early discharges and reduce the length of stay. She acts as a conduit to liaise with our services in order to ensure patients have the appropriate support and access to the right services. She is an asset and a pleasure to work with!”

Tracey Elliott, staff nurse, Penistone clinic
“For being a fantastic nurse! Everyone needs a Tracey on their team. She is kind, caring and compassionate to her patients and goes above and beyond to help them. Supportive towards her colleagues and always willing to give a helping hand. A fantastic role model to us all. Thank you for just being you.”

Tracy Forde, specialist community MacMillan nurse, Silkstone Health Centre, Barnsley
“Tracy is a dedicated practitioner who puts her patients first and foremost. She has a wealth of knowledge and is happy to support other health care professionals in providing end of life care. I would like to say a huge thank you to Tracy for her support and advice and willingness to teamwork contributing to the high standard of care for patients that is seamless and meets the patient’s wishes.”

Tracey Morrissey, care coordinator, Enhanced team, Barnsley
“Tracey is an absolute inspiration. She goes above and beyond for her service users and is always willing to share her experience and give advice when needed. Her infectious laugh never fails and even on the bad days, Tracey has the amazing ability to cheer everyone up. She is unquestionably an NHS 70 Superstar.”

Tracey Thawley, community mental health nurse, Ageing needs led pathway, Lundwood Health Centre
“For always going above and beyond for her service users! For being caring and compassionate and passionate about her service users needs and goals.”

“Tracey worked tirelessly to help her patients get back home from being inpatients on an acute ward. Tracey was always ready to help her patients that were on the ward and active in working with them at all stages of their recovery demonstrating compassion and care for them throughout. It feels great to know Tracey is out there supporting her patients as you can count on her to see her actions through.”

Tracey Wade, secretary, Care home liaison team, Beckside Court
“For being a dedicated team player in super busy times despite what life throws at you! Thank you!”

Tracey Wozniak, health centre coordinator, Worsbrough Health Centre
“Tracey is always so helpful, friendly and approachable. Nothing is too much trouble and everything runs so much more efficiently because of her.”

Tracy Rhodes, healthcare assistant, Sandal ward, Bretton Centre
“Tracy has welcomed me to sandal ward and shared her knowledge and expertise in order to ensure the smooth running of a shift. Tracy is organised and a real team player, she’s good fun and a pleasure to work with.”

Tracy Robinson, clinical practitioner, Bronte ward, Newton Lodge
“Tracy is a brilliant nurse and works great with service users on planning their path to recovery. Tracy also works great as a mentor to nursing students that have placement experiences on the ward. Tracy is organised and dedicated as well as being great fun to work with.”

Trevor Jones, ward manager, Newhaven
“For his hard work, tenaciousness and will to improve things for service users, carers and staff.”

Trevor Mills, healthcare assistant, Bronte ward, Newton Lodge
“The captain of the Bronte ship. Navigates the patients in the right direction when the ride gets choppy. He makes the shift smooth sailing.”

Trish Greenwood, practice governance coach, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“They always strive to do their best, drive clinical quality standards, never lose hope, inspire others and never ever gives up on trying to better patient experience of CAMHS service users. When I am feeling deflated, tired, over/underwhelmed she gives me and other managers and clinicians something to believe in, follow, aspire to every day in my working practice.”

“The wonderful job she does daily, and the support she gives her colleagues. I’m inspired by her.”

“Her hard work and dedication. She has been a tower of strength for me this last year, she is a lovely person to work with, to know and a hard working lady. She fights for what is right and supports the teams she is with and her colleagues. They all appreciate and admire her hard work and dedication. I personally am proud to call her a friend. Work would be a darker place without her friendly face and sunny disposition.”

Trudy Lightowler, support worker, CAMHS, Laura Mitchell Health and Wellbeing Centre
“For being the most amazing, knowledgeable, dedicated and overqualified support worker ever.”

Trudy Warner, Operational support, Kendray, Barnsley
“Despite her extremely busy job, Trudy is always willing to go out of her way to help other people, including myself, in a manner that makes you feel as though you’re never an issue.”

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

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