The Only National Awards For Non-Medical / Non-Clinical NHS Staff & Volunteers


Award Category:

IT & Digital

Individual or Team Nomination?


Qualifying Qualities

In these challenging times, nominators were asked to show how the nominee had demonstrated the following qualities:

  • Exceptional work ethic - going above and beyond their job description, especially in the past 12 months.
  • Outstanding achievement/s in work or outside of the organisation where relevant.
  • Drive for innovation and proactive leadership in these challenging times.
  • High level of interpersonal skills, such as kindness, empathy, loyalty and thoughtfulness to staff and patients.
  • A resilience considering Covid to their role and to the health and wellbeing of their colleagues.

Nominators Answer

Nominee's story :

John's department has experienced multiple changes and acute staff shortages over the last few years resulting in an extremely challenging workload. He has demonstrated outstanding resilience, going above and beyond to maintain the SQL service to meet demands throughout this time. He and his colleagues work steadily in the background to provide essential IT reporting systems, which in turn allow medical teams to record and monitor patient care. He has had to deal with constantly changing systems, changing staff and at times, no available support. As the SQL service is not directly patient facing, it is often overlooked and I believe its vital to recognise the steady and unrelenting work that John and his team do behind the scenes. In addition to this he shows a supportive and empathic attitude to other team members, ensuring kindness to each other and staff well being is a priority. His dedication to providing an excellent NHS service is of benefit to patients and staff and I believe it deserves to be recognised, therefore I am nominating John Gartside in the SQL Team for an award as an unsung hero.
Rating: 6.0/10. From 1 vote.
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