Award for Roald Dahl Centre
BLOOD disease specialists 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.
Professor Cheng Toh, consultant haematologist, and his team at the Roald Dahl
Centre were awarded the:- 'Team Outstanding Achievement – Clinical'
at the:- '2016 NHS North West Leadership Academy Awards.'
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.
The Trust’s Academic Palliative Care Unit, Nuclear Medicine Department and
sepsis improvement team were also shortlisted across three separate categories
in the '2016 NHS North West Leadership Academy Awards', recognising exceptional
patient experience, great leadership, living the NHS values and outstanding
The Roald Dahl Centre, located within the Royal Liverpool University Hospital,
opened in 2001. It received funding from the Roald Dahl Foundation because of
the vision to deliver "Marvellous Medicine" to patients with blood
Its reputation has grown and is one of a few nationally accredited Haemophilia
Comprehensive Care centres that has also achieved European accreditation. In
addition, it is also accredited nationally for Haemoglobinopathy services, which
includes sickle cell disease.
Professor Cheng Hock Toh, clinical lead for the Roald Dahl Centre, said:-
"It is fantastic to receive this award as it reinforces the high standards of
care that we provide to our patients on a daily basis.
We have developed a very comprehensive care service for patients with blood
disorders and regularly receive positive feedback about how welcoming our clinic
is. Roald Dahl was a much loved character; it’s important for us that our
service is much loved by our patients."