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The reason for this nomination is that as a team we went above and beyond all expectations to reunite a patient with their family who relocated to Edinburgh from Swansea. Derwen ward is a 20 bedded assessment male unit within Ysbryd Y Coed.  We care for older adults suffering from organic mental health conditions such as Dementia.  The patient had a diagnosis of Dementia, their assessment had been complete on the ward, and interventions were showing good therapeutic outcomes for the...

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I would like to nominate this unique individual Jayne Coady for the category of Working together for our patients. For the last 20 years Jayne has been the foundation to Ward F, and immense character with so much patient centred care and compassion. For the patients she makes the time on the ward bearable and for the relatives she makes their time easier. She will stay beyond her shift to go that extra mile and colour a patient’s hair or put curlers in to make the patient feel better in...

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Jodie has worked tirelessly over the last year and a bit to facilitate one of her patients to return to swimming.  This was a hobby of the patients before she became ill.  However, due to her illness this became something that she was no longer able to do.  Swimming in theory doesn’t sound like a challenge, however the patient had undergone a laryngectomy due to a diagnosis of cancer.  This in itself made everyone panic at the thought of the patient being near water / potentially submerged....

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Marie Williams is the Lead Nurse for Quality Improvement (QI) within Mental Health and Learning disabilities (MH/LD). She has undertaken work throughout the DU to ensure quality and safety and to improve patient experience in this role since July 2017. Marie qualified in 1998 in Cardiff as a Registered Mental Health Nurse, working there for a year and then moved to London. She joined Swansea NHS Trust at Cefn Coed Hospital in 2001 and has since worked on a variety of wards/teams across the...

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Dr Yapp works in the Princess of Wales Hospital as a consultant and over the past few years has also been the Clinical Director for Medicine. Through this time, he has not only functioned as a clinician and medical manager but he has also shown himself to be a talented, thoughtful and caring leader.    Leadership can be hard at any time but when a unit is emerging from a challenging time, having a consistent leadership style, working hard and being committed to working with...

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Dr Gunneberg is a fantastic colleague to work with both in his role in laboratory management and as a clinician. Dr Gunneberg as Clinical Lead for Laboratory Medicine has striven over the past decade to reconfigure services the ABMU Health Board laboratory service to be more effective and efficient within a co-operative model of integrated Health Care i.e. the NHS as it was originally meant to be. Like many departments we have experienced a dramatic relative reduction in resources in the...

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The Sexual Health Team is committed to providing patients with the highest quality care. They embrace the Health Board values of working together, to improve services and care for the patients accessing their service. The service has integrated, genitourinary medicine, family planning, HIV and Pregnancy Advisory Services to provide a holistic approach to care. This has enabled staff to meet all patients sexual health needs in one visit. This transition has meant a considerable amount of...

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I wish to nominate the whole of the care team from Calon Lan, including all of the nursing staff, the Doctors and our Dietetic link. The whole team continually displays an open and honest commitment to the delivery of exceptional quality holistic care to our patient group. The staff team are all receptive to the fact that our service delivery is dynamic in its service provision, they continually embrace new procedures and approaches to working in substance misuse through various service...

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Clearly demonstrates ABMU's Values and Behaviours in practice in all that they do Caring for each other: Sarah demonstrates her caring attitude to others on a daily basis, answering telephone queries, liaising with health trainers and trainers from external organisations and always demonstrates a caring and supportive attitude, helping to problem solve where required. Sarah is the person trainers will go to for advice and Sarah will always go out of her way to support trainers to...

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The Paediatric Diabetes team currently work across ABMU covering approximately 240 patients with Type 1 Diabetes who require insulin via subcutaneous injection on a daily basis. Many aspects of day to day life of a child and young person affect their diabetes control which requires support, education, guidance and clear management from the paediatric diabetes Multi disciplinary team. Currently our team is of around 20 people from administrative staff to consultants. Geraldine Phillips has...

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This nomination comes with the support and thanks from staff who have had the privilege of working above, alongside and below this nominee over the spectrum of her career.  Her diligence, enthusiasm and passion for the best possible patient care through her work and the work of her colleagues has been an inspiration and encouragement to all. This nomination is a token of thanks in acknowledging the fantastic role model she is. In honour of the 70 year anniversary it seems fitting to...

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Dr Firdaus and Annette Davies founded the Early Response Team in Neath Port Talbot in 2005.  Annette was a district nursing sister at that time and Dr Adenwalla a consultant physician/geriatrician. The aim was to improve the care provided (especially to the older person) for the adult residents in the Neath Port Talbot area, and by doing so prevent avoidable hospital admissions.   Using the clinical diagnostic skills of a nurse practitioner and the knowledge of a district nursing sister...

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Kirsty is the Patient Experience and Governance officer and as part of her role, manages the complaints, incident and risk for Surgical Services at The Princess of Wales Hospital. Kirsty is an outstanding member of the Patient Experience & Governance team with unique style and enthusiasm. Kirsty shows professionalism, encouraging her colleagues to ask questions and become immersed in their complaints, incidents and risk. Kirsty leaves a lasting impression on every patient she meets,...

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I am nominating Jamie for the values into practice award for commendable dedication to improving quality of care, mostly, but not limited, to the work he has undertaken implementing Positive Behaviour Support (PBS) within mental health services.  Alongside undertaking a specialist PBS qualification, Jamie led an innovative service development project, co-produced with staff and patients, which has since been recognised, featured and presented by Jamie at local, national and international...

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Dr Kath Wooding has worked in ABMU in the capacity of Consultant Paediatrician and Clinical Lead for Paediatrics. She has worked tirelessly to bring oncology services for children locally to Morriston Hospital. Prior to her vision and work, children diagnosed with oncology problems from Swansea had to travel to the tertiary centre in Cardiff and this often entailed prolonged periods of admission. This led to difficulties for families with commute and being away from home. Working with the...

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Dr Anthony James has been a consultant geriatrician in Bridgend for the past 20 years. During this time he has shown exemplary commitment to ensuring that patient care is of the highest quality.  He is supportive to all those who work with him, he is extremely well liked and highly respected and regarded for his clinical acumen. He leads by example working along-side his teams of junior doctors and advanced nurse practitioners, not above them, as a means of demonstrating good care. He acts...

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Dr Adenwalla has worked in elderly care medicine in Neath Port Talbot Hospital and the surrounding community for the last fifteen years. During this time he has developed and led a truly inspirational multidisciplinary team for the care of older patients in this community. He is a highly respected team member, who demonstrates the Health Board Values in all of his dealings with both patients and colleagues. Dr Adenwalla is the leader of the Acute Clinical Team that provides support to...

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 Alice Slennet  - the new NHS staff of the future The patient experience unit where Alice works is involved in listening and acting on the views and concerns of patients, carers, the public and staff.  This could be via the telephone or email but mostly via the Friends and Family surveys completed by patients and relatives who access out services. Alice has a positive attitude, a big smile and is full of enthusiasm.  She is extremely helpful and polite to patients and staff who ask for...

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Helen is the coordination manager of a new pilot clinic – the Rapid Diagnosis Centre – based in Neath Port Talbot hospital, funded by the Cancer Innovation Fund for two years which aims to support the earlier diagnosis of Cancer in patients who are experiencing vague non specific symptoms.  The clinic runs two mornings a week and is made of a rotational Physician and Radiologist plus a HCSW.  As the only full time constant member of the team Helen has been pivotal in getting the clinic up...

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Doctor Fielding is an inspiration to work with, she has a very kind and caring nature and always puts her patients and families first ,for example we had a Nigerian lady admitted to the ward and her eldest son was still out in Nigeria, so Doctor Helen got involved by sending letters to support the patients sons visa to enter the UK, she also arranged a take away evening for all the family to attend.  she has also  been a massive support to all staff members on the ward, supporting us all...

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Kim has an outstanding commitment to the needs of young people with speech, language and communication needs. This commitment is reflected in the work she does in Neath Port Talbot in collaboration with the charity AFASIC to provide a Youth Club ‘Neath Youth Troop’ for young people who have speech, language and communication difficulties. The youth club meets weekly and provides young people with opportunities to socialise and try new and exciting activities. It has been running for just...

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Dawn led on the discharge of a patient who was on her ward in Cefn Coed Hospital to a nursing home in Scotland. This was a complicated discharge and Dawn had to work with the clinical team, family, providers in Scotland, CHC funders locally, NHS Scotland in order to secure a placement. The family dynamics involved meant that Dawn had to work sensitively and closely with the family. The discharge planning and indeed eventual transfer involved a great deal of time, effort and dedication on...

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Marion is the heart of ward C. a dedicated woman who shows respect, care, dignity, compassion and empathy for everyone and acts as a mother hen. Nothing is too much – always cheerful, kind and helpful to patients, staff, relatives, visitors and anyone who crosses her path. She often will sit and talk to the confused patient, offering support to both patient and relative –not to mention staff. Especially in times of business –nothing is too much –from running an errand to assisting in giving...

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Gina is a HCSW who strives with passion to deliver quality care. Consistently works to the best of her ability for her patients –ensuring that she is always caring, compassionate and kind with a smile on her face. Gina was nominated for going above and beyond her duties to ensure everyone she cares for is attended to no matter what goes on. She has been described as a `rocket Pocket”. Nothing is too much trouble –from assisting to feed, to running on errands for the paper / or call a...

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Barbara Rowlands is the Ward F hotel services hostess for the afternoon shifts. Barbara upholds the values and behaviours of ABMU.   Barbara’s natural personality is approachable, caring, and helpful, she is always prepared to go the extra mile for the patients on Ward F. Her natural happiness impacts greatly on what can sometimes be a very challenging environment.  Barbara makes such a difference to our patient’s meal times.  In the 5 years I have been ward manager on Ward F I have been...

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In 2015  our department approached Hotel Services in POWH to pilot “Group PADR’s” David being one of the Cleaning Services Supervisors was given the role of implementing the process within the department.  David came along to our first meeting with so much energy and enthusiasm for the task and that enthusiasm and energy has not changed. David wanted the pilot to work and he wanted the staff to enjoy having a PADR and feel valued. This demonstrated that he is living the values linking...

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Sarah is the most hard working, dedicated person I have ever had the pleasure of working with. Her commitment to improving services and patient experience is outstanding and she is constantly looking for ways to enhance patient care. While for many, a job is something to be concerned with only during working hours, for Sarah it is something she lives and breathes. Her devotion to the Emergency Department is commendable and absolute – the department is never far from her thoughts and her...

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I have worked with Jeremy as an ED porter for over 10 years; he is an outstanding, hard working and committed member of staff. Jeremy is a porter in the ED but goes the extra mile every day he comes to work. Nothing is too much trouble for Jeremy; he has become invaluable to us and is able to put his hand to anything. He puts the E D , the patients and his colleagues first. Jeremy has taken on extra training and responsibilities for the ED staff and implements change with ease and...

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Lisa, Tanya and Rhian run the family support group for the parents, babies and families. These families have had sick or premature babies with the unit. The girls run the group in their own, and organise different activities and talks for the families, siblings and other family members are also made very welcome. The group runs once a month in the residences and the parents benefit a great deal from the group, because they have a person to ask questions and advice to and these three...

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On the 7 th February the two members  Morriston Hospital  staff were on their way to the car park to make their way home from work.  They came across a young lady who was threatening to jump off the multi-storey car park. This young lady had previously been an inpatient at the hospital that day but had discharged herself against hospital advice. She had also been deemed not at risk from her mental health by a consultant that day. However during the afternoon this vulnerable young...

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Wendy is an inspirational lead practitioner, who puts the older person at the heart of her role. She has been involved in numerous journals/publications related to the older person. She has been involved in links with external agencies including volunteer associations and schools to be involved in dementia care, both for the person and carers, thus helping these agencies to be dementia friends. Despite “spinning many plates” she always has time for her staff, and through her work...

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