Care and leadership at
Mersey Hospital recognised at awards
4 teams at the Royal Liverpool and
Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust have been recognised for making a
difference to both patients and staff in the North West.
The Trust's Academic Palliative Care Unit, Roald Dahl Centre, nuclear medicine
department and sepsis improvement team have been shortlisted across four
separate categories in the 2016 NHS North West Leadership Academy Awards,
recognising exceptional patient experience, great leadership, living the NHS
values and outstanding teamwork.
The awards celebrate the fantastic work that is going on across the North West
and showcase its leaders' and teams' hard work, perseverance and the positive
impact they have.
Deborah Murphy, end of life lead, was nominated and shortlisted in the category
of:- 'Excellence in Patient Experience.'
Deborah, who recently helped to launch the Trust's unique Academic Palliative
Care Unit, said:- "Being shortlisted for this award is a reflection of the
high priority our Trust places on palliative and end of life care and the hard
work and dedication of everyone in our team. It's also a reflection of the
people who matter most to us; our patients and their families who helped us to
design, shape and deliver our service."
Professor Cheng Toh, consultant haematologist, and his team at the Roald Dahl
Centre were shortlisted in the category of 'Team Outstanding Achievement ?
Professor Toh said:- "We are delighted to have been shortlisted. We have
developed a very comprehensive care service for patients with blood disorders.
Roald Dahl was a much loved character; it's important for us that our service is
much loved by our patients."
Professor Sobhan Vinjamuri, lead consultant in Nuclear Medicine, was shortlisted
in the category of 'NHS - Living the Values.' He said:- "We
have a highly skilled team at the Royal who are able to provide treatments and
procedures that no other Trust, in the country, has been able to provide.
Shortlisting is a very clear of recognition of the contribution of my team."
Dr Emmanuel Nsutebu, consultant in infectious diseases, was shortlisted in the
category of 'Emerging Leader' for his work in improving sepsis care. Dr Nsutebu added:-
"It's a real honour and a surprise to be shortlisted for this award. It's down
to the hard work of my team. I mainly acted as a facilitator, making it easier
for the people I work with to do their work in improving sepsis care as best as