Princess Alexandra Hospital presents their Amazing People Awards
Communities / Sun 2nd Jul 2023 at 09:11am
THE Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust (PAHT) has celebrated its amazing people this week with two special award ceremonies.
Colleagues enjoyed the Long Service Awards on Monday (26 June) and the This is Us: Our Amazing People Awards on Tuesday (27 June); both of which were hosted at That Amazing Place in Harlow.
At the Long Service Awards, 30 people were presented with certificates and a pin badge to mark 20 years of service at PAHT; with a further 21 people presented with certificates and pin badges to mark 25 years of service at PAHT.
Recognised for 20 years of service were: Ben Rikhotso, Claire Stroud, Dawn Chapman, Dawn Williams, Eleanor Cuthbert, Hannah LeMar, James Campbell, Jenny Harding, Julie Hendy, Karen Abraham, Katie Randall, Kim Stevens, Kuo Man, Lisa Reed-Langley, Maureen McGowan, Michelle Bradford, Nitsa Menicou, Paul Gonzales, Rafael Silva Ros, Randy Paguiligan, Renee Hesketh, Rowena Bravo, Sally Trussler, Samantha Hancock, Samantha Morton, Stuart Searle, Susan Harrington, Susan Marder, Toni Sylvester and Tracy Lynch.
Celebrating 25 years of service were: Alison Gillman, Andy Dixon, Barbara Best, Belinda Harvey, Carolyn Barbet, Edwina Lee, Fiona Tredgett, Julie Reeder, Karl Beard, Kim Murrell, Lisa Flack, Lorraine Nixon, Michelle Penney, Natasha Jacobs, Sandra Duncan, Sarah Cowley, Sarah Needham, Susan Malt, Susan Whitmore, Tracey Burgess and Yvonne Haddow.
For the This is Us: Our Amazing People Awards, 101 shortlisted nominees (from 490 nominations received) were recognised across 12 award categories that included: Kindness Award, Safety Award, Speaking Up Award, Learning Award; Commitment Award; Improvement Award; Teamwork Award; Engagement Award; Inclusion Award; Managing for Excellence Award; Emerging Leader Award and Inspiring Leader Award.
Lance McCarthy, chief executive at PAHT, said: “The Long Service Awards are a fantastic opportunity to recognise and celebrate the dedication that our people have shown working here at PAHT. The commitment of colleagues is astonishing, and all talked of feeling part of the ‘PAHT family’.
“The citations read at the This is Us: Our Amazing People Awards were delightful to see and hear and resonated with our values of putting the patient at the heart of all we do, delivering everyday excellence and demonstrating creative collaboration. It was fantastic to hear about the many ways in which our amazing people support our patients and their colleagues.
“Humility, dedication, inspiration and compassion were in abundance across all nominated colleagues and I was extremely proud to be there as the CEO of the organisation.
“Thank you to everyone who was nominated and a huge congratulations to those that were highly commended and to our winners.”