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Standout Nominations 2021: Round Three! | Unsung Hero Awards

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Three weeks to go before nominations for 2021 close, we take a third look into standout entries for our Non-Medical / Non-Clinical NHS superstars for 2021!  For confidentiality reasons, names of nominees will not be given, alongside no mention of the Trust. The focus for the UHA Team, who have been reading and pre-sorting every…

On Tuesday 8th of June we said “goodbye” temporarily to our mascot at the Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) – our Baby Bee. It flew away to Salford Royal NHS FT, where it will be on display for around the next six months in the main reception. The Bee has long been the symbol of the…

Close to a month of nominations being open, we take a second look into standout entries for our Non-Medical / Non-Clinical NHS superstars for 2021!  For confidentiality reasons, names of nominees will not be given, alongside no mention of the Trust. The focus for the UHA Team, who have been reading and pre-sorting every nomination…

Volunteering in the NHS

1st June 2021

NHS Volunteers have always made a huge contribution to our health and wellbeing, giving their time, skills and expertise freely each year to support services across the country. They play a crucial part in the NHS’s vision for the future of health and social care, working in partnership with staff members to deliver the best…

With nominations now open for close to two weeks, and the Unsung Hero Awards receiving more nominations in one week than in previous years (!!), there are some amazing stories to share… For confidentiality reasons, names of nominees will not be given, alongside no mention of the Trust. The focus for the UHA Team, who…

In current society, we’re tackling stigmas and breaking down barriers more than ever before. Equality and diversity needs to be at the very forefront of all organisations, ensuring that people with mental and physical disabilities are included and supported. That they not only ‘survive’, but thrive also!  This is an initiative that is put into…

Apprenticeships and The NHS

13th April 2021

The NHS experienced something of a hiring surge in recent times, as many individuals are becoming more interested in a career in Healthcare since the beginning of the pandemic; which has shone a light on just how essential NHS staff and volunteers are to keeping us safe and well. One route to building a career…

For the NHS to run successfully, Corporate Services need to operate as effectively as possible. All corporate services staff are trained specialists, using their professional skills to provide a range of services across the National Health Service. Corporate Services essentially take care of the day-to-day functions of the NHS, providing support to multiple areas of…

In an increasingly digital world, the NHS has clearly recognised the advantages of implementing technology inside it’s Hospitals. From apps that make care easy to access, to connected computer programs that give staff test results, there’s a huge array of dedicated teams that deliver high-quality technological support for our health and care system. In essence,…

Communications teams and those who work in them are not the first people who come to mind when you think of the NHS. However, they are arguably ‘the voice’ of the entire National Health Service. They play a hugely pivotal role in connecting the inner workings of the NHS with the public and stakeholders. They…

Our Admin and Clerical Heroes

11th February 2021

NHS Admin and Clerical staff can often be overlooked, but they not only play a critical role in the day-to-day running of our National Health Service, they also lend a friendly ear to patients needing care. Individuals and teams who work in this field must be proficient and well organised, working with detailed records of…

When we think of the NHS, we often think of those who provide medical care. But for the health service to work effectively, there needs to be a huge array of staff members that work behind the scenes to make that happen. Estates and Ancillary is such an area specialised by staff who provide a…