The Star Awards 2022

The Star Awards 2022 shortlist is in!Β 

Our judges were tasked with a difficult job when it came to shortlisting for the 13 categories this year.Β 

Each and every single one of our nominees has shown real commitment and dedication to their role.Β 

Please see below shortlisted nominees. The event will be held in October.Β 

Distinguished Service:

  • Jacqueline Coffield – A&E Receptionist
  • Jayne Evans – Transfusion Officer
  • Rose Butler – Sister
  • Siten Roy – Group Director Surgical Services

Equality Diversity and Inclusion

  • Amber Markham – Group director of nursing
  • Afrah Muflihi – Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Lead Midwife
  • Corrine Dacosta – Advanced neonatal nurse practitioner
  • Women’s Clinician Network

Learner of the Year

  • Children’s Speech and Language
  • Denise Andrews – Ward Clerk
  • Grace Hughes – Medical Secretary
  • Meera Seniaray – Specialist Community Public Health Nurse

Partnerships with the Community Award

  • Ladies fighting breast cancer
  • Integrated Discharge Hub
  • Living Well Team
  • Neonatal Community Outreach Team

Patient Safety Award

  • Denise Owen – Deputy Clinical Directorate Lead
  • Justine Irish – Matron
  • Maternity / Governance
  • Ward based pharmacy technicians

Prize for Transformation and Research

  • Sarbjit Clare MBE – Deputy Medical Director
  • Shivan Pancham – Consultant Haematology
  • Palliative Care Team

Rising Star Award

  • Carmen Nuttall – Neonatal Community Outreach Team Leader
  • Jason Yap – Consultant
  • Scott Shenton – Infection Prevention and Control Support officer
  • Simon Lines – Matron

Sustainability Award

  • Cancer Services
  • Pharmacy Team
  • Procurement
  • Rhea Conn – Senior Sister

Volunteer of the Year

  • Christine Billson
  • Jennifer Asaju
  • Michael Reay
  • Robert Kingston

Voted for categories: Don’t forget that you choose the winners in the following 3 categories. You will be able to vote online via Connect until 2 September.


Employee of the Year

  • Andy Churm – Matron
  • Ayman Ewies – Consultant
  • Cathy Brown – Associate Director for Education & Workforce
  • Mike Blaber – Consultant

Non-clinical team of the year

  • IT Incident management team
  • Portering
  • Security
  • Widening Participation Team

Clinical Team of the Year

  • Clinical Nurse Practitioners
  • Infection Prevention and Control Team
  • Intermediate Care (ACP at Your Health Partnership)
  • Vaccination Team