Every year we highlight, honour and celebrate individuals across our organisation who have been nominated by their colleagues for going the extra mile to make a real difference to others.

Inspired by our vision of connecting people to the best quality care, when and where they need it, and to be a national role model as an employer –  our ‘You’re a Star Awards’ event recognises staff from all areas of our Trust.

The seven categories are: Unsung Hero, Working Together, Non-Clinical Star/s, Improvements and Innovation, Service user, Carer and Volunteer Contributions, Team of the Year, Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

Here are our 2022 winners:

Unsung Hero Award Winner: Andy Arnfield Library and Knowledge Manager

He stood out with judges for his kindness and the excellent guidance and support he provides to students working through their district nursing qualifications. Andy often goes above and beyond to ensure those in the infancy of their careers succeed. Watch Andy’s work in action.


Working Together Award Winner: Lisa Singleton, Community Team Leader for District Nursing and Helen Muff, Nurse Case Manager

The duo was selected for their work to enhance community care support and the experience and quality of care for people living in care homes, their families and their carers. Watch Lisa and Helen’s work in action.



Non Clinical Star/s Award Winner: Emma Greenwood, Freedom to Speak Up Deputy Guardian

Emma has been described by colleagues as ‘a great listener, who is compassionate and professional’ when supporting colleagues through her role. Watch Emma’s work in action.

Improvements and Innovation Award Winner: LRA App Development team

The team have come up with lifesaving technology with the development of a ligature risk assessments app that can enhance patient safety and provide real time risk assessments. Watch the LRA App Development team’s work in action.


Service User, Carer and Volunteer Award Winner: Matthew Riley, Volunteer

Matthew Riley is known for being friendly, empathetic and for having a caring presence. Matthew has supported people on Trust wards, listening to concerns to positively impact patients’ experience and care. Watch Matthew’s work in action.


Team of the Year: Dementia Assessment Unit

The team are known for their ‘can do’ attitude, going above and beyond to help colleagues and putting patients at the heart of care. Watch the Dementia Assessment Unit’s work in action.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion: Beacon Network

Standing out with judges for the pivotal role it plays in ensuring that equality, diversity, and inclusion are central to the Trust and in creating a safe and inclusive workplace that helps foster a positive experience for all. Watch the Beacon Network’s work in action.

Living our Values Awards’ winners 2021 – 2022

At each You’re A Star Awards event, we also reveal the year’s three overall winners from our monthly Living our Values Awards.

We Care – Patient Advice and Complaints team

We Listen -Airedale Intensive Home Treatment team






We Deliver – Amanda Stewart and the Intellectual Disability Trauma Informed Care team

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