On International Nurses Day, Friday 12 May, we celebrated the innovative, compassionate and award winning care that the Trust’s nurses provide for local people across the district.  Here’s a selection of some of our shining stars.

Christine Andrew and Fiona Crossley – Dementia Assessment Unit

Christine and Fiona have both worked in dementia care for several years; here they talk about what makes the role, and the Dementia Assessment Unit, special to them…

Tara Teske – Nursing development programme

Dedicated and focused Tara Teske has been supported by the Care Trust to achieve her career goal of becoming a district nurse.

Belinda Marks

Belinda Marks has been nominated for a Care Trust You’re A Star Award.  Belinda heads up the palliative care team and is dedicated to providing peaceful and dignified end of life care for the patients in the community that she cares for.  Belinda had this to say about her role…

Acute inpatient wards – Lynfield Mount

Our award winning mental health team have found new ways of working that have led to innovative practice that has been recognised on a national scale.  Our staff were also nominated for a Care Trust You’re a Star Award for their work in this area.  See them in action…

Continence service – Stacey Clayton and Hugh Vaughan

Our nurses Stacey Clayton and Hugh Vaughan are dedicated to supporting people with bladder and bowel problems. Find out why their work in this area led to them being recognised by the Trust and crowned the winners of the Value for Money Award during the Trust’s annual You’re a Star Awards.

Find out more about our inspiring nurses and how you can become part of the team, visit: www.bdct.nhs.uk/working-for-us/working-for-us/