Lincolnshire's Health Awards 2018

Showcasing the fantastic health care professionals from across Lincolnshire’s health spectrum.

Lincolnshire's Health Awards 2018

Hosted by Lincolnshire Media

Lincolnshire’s Health Awards is an opportunity to showcase the fantastic health care professionals from across Lincolnshire’s health spectrum. Domiciliary care and community services, ward-based care and outpatient clinics, health care for mums-to-be to end-of-life care of the dying, this is our chance to say thank you to the people who are there for us when we need them most.

Join us at the glittering awards ceremony on Tuesday 20th November 2018 at the Doubletree by Hilton, Lincoln.

To enter, visit or fill out this form:

Alternatively, you can send in your name and contact details, along with who you are nominating and a 400 word statement as to why you are nominating them. Please include contacts details of the person you are nominating.

You can email your nomination to [email protected]

You can also send them by post to Health Awards, Lincolnshire Media, Ground Floor Witham Wharf, Brayford Wharf East, Lincoln, LN5 7AY.

Good Luck!

Deadline for Entries: 1 Oct 2018
Awards Ceremony: 20 Nov 2018


Nurse of the Year

This award recognises nurses for their excellence in practice and for the significant contribution that they make to their professions, their teams and their patients through their practice, leadership or research endeavour. Please consider nominating a nurse, or managerial nurse who you feel deserves to be recognised for their service and dedication to the service or a nurse who has gone the extra mile to besthelp a patient. They may be a hospital nurse, GP surgery nurse, community nurse, mental health nurse or children’s nurse. A nurse who has responded admirably in the face of huge pressure or adversity should also be considered.

Midwife of the Year

This award recognises the enthusiasm and determination to improve the birth experience of all who they come into contact with. Outstanding midwifery care may include acting as an advocate for women and as a role model to others, sustained commitment to advancing the profession; an ability to develop relationships with patients and colleagues by listening, communicating and responding to their needs. Amidwife who has responded admirably in the face of huge pressure or adversity should also be considered.

Doctor of the Year

This award seeks to recognise a doctor, in a hospital, clinic or GP surgery, who has made an outstanding contribution to patientcare. We are looking for an individual that has made a real difference to the provision of care in their practice or hospital. There should be evidence their individual efforts and imagination have improved patient care and/or safety –through leading improvement projects, innovative training of doctor trainees or helping to turn a struggling practice/department around. Particular credit will be given to applications which have gone the extra mile to support patients or overcome significant obstacles. A doctor who has responded admirably in the face of huge pressure or adversity should also be considered.

Therapist of the Year

This award recognises outstanding practice by an occupational therapist, speech therapist, podiatrist psychologist or physiotherapist.
We are looking for a therapist that has made a real difference to the provision of patient care in their practice or hospital. There should be evidence their individual efforts has improved patient care and/or quality via their practice, leadership and or research endeavour.

GP Practice of the Year

This award seeks to recognise the multidisciplinary team, led by their practice manager, that has had the largest positive impact on improving patient care in their GP practice. A successful application will outline how the team worked together to make a radical change in their practice and/or in their local area and how they achieved it. We are looking for a holistic team approach that puts patient care firstorexamples of effective team work, staff motivation and a project that has clearly improved patient care.

Healthcare Assistant of the Year Award

Do you know an outstanding healthcare assistant working within a multidisciplinary team? The award recognises the wide range of responsibilities and dedication of healthcare assistants who promote the highest standards of care across the whole health service. Healthcareassistants make a huge contribution to maintaining and protecting the health and well-being of people across Lincolnshire. HCAs work within a range of NHS hospital or community settings under the guidance of a variety of healthcare professionals. They could be working alongside nurses in hospitals or midwives in maternity services or in mental health, community or General Practice surgeries.

Support Staff of the Year Award

This award recognises the unsung hero. We are looking for someone who consistently goes above and beyond –going the extra mile for the benefit of patients. We are looking for an outstanding backroom staff member, porter, admin staff member, secretary, chaplain, caterer or housekeeper.

Volunteer of the Year Award

This award recognises a volunteer or voluntary team who work tirelessly and generously give their free time, enthusiasm and energy to help improve NHS services, facilities and support for patients, visitors and their families.

Clinical Team of the Year

This award recognises a clinical team in a hospital, community or primary care which consistently demonstrates good team working, to deliver an efficient and high performing service and improve patient care.

Non-clinical Team of the Year

This award recognises a non-clinical team which consistently demonstrate good team working, to deliver an efficient and high performing service.

Rising Star of the Year

This award seeks a newly qualified clinician or non-clinician who is committed to professional development. We are looking for significant progress and have shown real drive to improve their learning outcomes and act as a role model and positive influence on peers. This person will display huge potential for the future.

Pharmacy Team of the Year

A pharmacy’s biggest asset is its staff –its pharmacy team. We’re looking for a pharmacy delivering great patient care. Tell ushow your team puts the pharmacy at the heart of the community it serves, how it has overcome obstacles by working together and how it has used individual skills and strengths to create an even more powerful team –all to the benefit of patients.

Paramedic/First Responder of the Year

Paramedics and first responders play a pivotal role on the frontline. This reward recognises a paramedic or first responder who has worked heroics to save a life or gone that extra mile for the benefit of a patient/s.

Research, Innovation, Education Award

This award will go to the team/individual who have implemented an idea or innovative approach which has resulted in a saving of time or money, improved practice or a new way of working. They may have carried out or published innovative research papers, been involved withclinical trials or taken part in training or education with the end result of benefitting patients.

Lifetime Achievement Award

The Lifetime Achievement Award is looking for an individual who has an established history of distinguished service to the NHS in Lincolnshire, made a lasting contribution to NHS practice, exhibited leadership and provided inspiration to others and positively influenced the NHS. The Lifetime Achievement Award is an individual award in recognition of a person’s outstanding contributions. These contributionsmay be a new innovation, new knowledge, or ways to improve professional practice. Importantly, the contributions should be above and beyond the everyday and have had a long lasting impact on the NHS locally. The individual should have a minimum of 20 years working in the NHS. (This award is not open for entries and will be chosen by Lincolnshire Media, Lincolnshire’s NHS and Magna Vitae.)


Magna Vitae - Headline Sponsor

As a Charitable Trust our mission is to provide an extraordinary range of cultural, leisure and health related facilities and services that allow local people to live a great life.

We will develop and sustain a thriving and successful culture and leisure business that encourages innovation and expansion to maximise opportunities for our local community.

We are regulated by the Charities Commission and Companies House. Any profits we make are re-invested to continually develop and improve services for the people of East Lindsey.

Magna Vitae is a Partner to East Lindsey District Council which provides significant support for the work we do.

Duncan & Toplis Chartered Accountants

stablished in 1925, Duncan & Toplis has grown into one of the largest independent firms of chartered accountants in the East Midlands region. Our 11 Offices are located in Lincolnshire (Boston, Grantham, Lincoln, Louth, Skegness, Sleaford, Spalding, and Stamford), Leicestershire (Loughborough and Melton Mowbray), and Nottinghamshire (Newark).

Lincs Independent Living Partnership

LILP owes its origins to a collaboration between three local organisations on a pilot project to support people after discharge from hospital. This confirmed the effectiveness of third-sector partnership working and led to the formation of LILP in 2013.

Today LILP comprises Age UK Lincoln & Kesteven, Boston Mayflower, LACE Housing, Lincolnshire Home Independence Agency and St Barnabas Hospice: five local charitable organisations bound by a common mission to design and deliver public services which facilitate independent living.


Micronclean has been owned and managed by one family since the 1920’s and throughout our history we have focused on quality, innovation, attention to detail and customer care. These attributes have been formalised into the SKIEs programme which covers Stewardship, Knowledge, Innovation and Excellence .The SKIE's attributes provide a compass for our strategic direction, help inform the multitude of day-to-day business decisions and keep our customers firmly at the centre of everything we do.

SKIES's underpin all the products and services we offer, ranging from laundered garments and mopping services for both industrial clients and pharmaceutical companies throughout the UK to cleanroom consumables which are sold internationally.

Micronclean employs over 400 people across the UK with most of these being based at our three main production sites in Lincolnshire. We have an active Continuous Improvement programme driving business improvement for our customers.

Looking to the future we are confident of growth not only in the UK but also in export markets as we seek to leverage not only our laundered garment and mopping service, but also consumables sales. Our unique in depth laundry knowledge delivers business opportunities in overseas markets in line with our mission statement.




If you have any queries or problems, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us at the link below!

Email: [email protected]
Phone: 01522 804328
Address: Ground Floor Witham Wharf l Brayford Wharf East l Lincoln l LN5 7AY
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