Celebrating Success Awards Finalists Unveiled

The finalists in the prestigious NHS Lothian Celebrating Success awards have been unveiled.

The judging panel has now met to consider all the nominations and decided on the shortlist.

It means that the candidates for all the categories, such as Team of the Year, Caring Champion of the Year, Staff Member of the Year Award and Health Hero, have been collated.

And the winners will be unveiled at a glittering ceremony at the Corn Exchange in Edinburgh on June 17th.

A full list is copied below.

Finalists
Staff Member of the Year
Catriona McMullan, Cystic Fibrosis Nurse Specialist, Western General Hospital.
Jenny Jacob, Staff Nurse, Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital.
Christine Jansen, Renal and Pancreas Transplant Coordinator, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Team of the Year
ELSIE, (East Lothian Service for Integrated care for the Elderly), The Hub, Roodlands Hospital, Haddington.
CARE 24 Team, Community Children's Nursing, Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
Pleural One, Ward 54, Western General Hospital.

Voluntary Service Award
Philip Gregson, Information Development Worker, South West Community Mental Health Team, Cambridge Street, Edinburgh.
Laura Budge and therapet dog Wilson, Ward 203, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Frank Milloy and Colin Penman, 'Lary Buddy' volunteers Speech and Language Therapy (Head and Neck Cancer) Department, St John's Hospital.

Best Example of Quality, Innovation and Productivity
Dr Emma Doubal, Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist, Simpsons Centre for Reproductive Health, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Mental Health Information Station Team, Community Mental Health Services, Cambridge Street, Edinburgh.
Dr Shona Cowan, Consultant Obstetrician, Simpsons Centre for Reproductive Health, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.

Mentor of the Year
Yvonne Dickson, Deputy Manager, Domestic Services, Western General Hospital.
Dr Gayle Campbell, Geriatric Speciaist, Ward 104, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Joanne Nicholson, Complaints and Feedback Officer, Patient Experience Team, Waverley Gate.

Respect for Others
Child Protection Advisers Team, Community Child Health, Royal Hospital for Sick Children.
Leading Across Difference Project, Comely Bank Centre, Edinburgh.
Throughcare and Aftercare, High Street, Edinburgh.

Caring Champion of the Year
Joyce Ryan, Ward Clerkess, Orchard Clinic, Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
Diane Yates, Healthcare Assistant, Whitburn Health Centre.
Leanne Cherrie, Domestic Assistant, Royal Hospital for Sick Children.

Improving Patient Access
Liz Baxter, Waiting List Supervisor, Department of Cardiology, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Sheena Cockburn, Senior Charge Nurse, OPD 1, St John's Hospital.
South East Scotland Police Custody Healthcare and Forensic Examination Service, The Orchard Clinic, Royal Edinburgh Hospital.

Lynn Jackson Nurse of the Year
Sara Fitzsimmons, Midwife, SiMBA, Dunbar.
Maureen Pearson, Ward 211, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
Jenny Jacob, Staff Nurse, Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital.

Health Hero
Julie Donegan, Cognitive Analytical Therapist, Cullen Centre, Royal Edinburgh Hospital.
Emergency Department, Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh.
SANDS Team, St John's Hospital.
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30/05/2016