Chair of PAH Patient Panel nominated for top award

Health / Sat 27th Jan 2024 at 10:54am

ANN Nutt, chair of The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust’s (PAHT) Patient Panel, has been recognised for her incredible contribution to putting patients at the heart of all the hospital does, and has been shortlisted in the Unsung Hero Awards.

The awards recognise the contributions of non-medical NHS staff and the work they do behind the scenes.

Ann, who has been chair of the Patient Panel for ten years, works tirelessly for the wellbeing of patients; organising conferences to raise awareness of health issues in the local community and collaborates with staff on patient-focused initiatives. She also sits on interview panels, organises celebratory tea parties for patients and is renowned for her incredible commitment to the wider hospital community.

Diane Deane-Bowers, vice chair of the Patient Panel, said: “Ann is a remarkable and inspirational woman and I am delighted she has been shortlisted for this prestigious award. Her astonishing work ethic is an inspiration to everyone she meets.” 

Sharon McNally, chief nurse and deputy chief executive, said: “The Patient Panel at PAHT is highly respected within the trust and wider community and Ann has been at the forefront of its success. I was delighted to learn that Ann had been shortlisted in the Unsung Hero Awards, very well deserved.”

The main awards ceremony will take place in Manchester in the spring.

For further information, please visit the Unsung Hero Awards website

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2 Comments for Chair of PAH Patient Panel nominated for top award:

2024-01-27 15:42:24

Well done Ann . For putting patients as priority above all else. But surely that's the whole idea of a bloody hospital.

2024-01-27 20:43:22

Eddie. Simply and hilariously put.

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