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You’re A Star Awards – your 2021 finalists revealed

We’re delighted to announce that we have had a record-breaking 113 nominations for this year’s You’re A Star Awards!

The stars of 2021 include people from across all services; corporate and clinical who really provide outstanding care or service; as well as volunteers, service users, and carers.  The six award categories are: Working Together; Non-Clinical Star/s; Unsung Hero; Improvements and Innovation; Team of the Year; and Service User, Carer, and Volunteer Contributions.  This year, our heads of service shone a special light on the people who have demonstrated particular commitment and effort in supporting the COVID-19 coronavirus effort, in a new COVID-19 award.

Working Together

Anne-Marie Hargreaves

Care Trust Way and Learning Week

Victoria Donnelly

Highly commended – Speech and Language Therapists, Sinead Banfield, Stacey Dagnall, Ellie Davies and Rachael Furze, and Clinical Support Worker, Leah Lawson

Team of the Year

Acute and PICU Inpatient team

AireWharfe Community Mental Health team (CMHT)

Wakefield School Immunisation team

Highly commended – Looked After and Adopted Children’s team, CAMHS

Service User, Carer and Volunteer Contributions

Keith Double

Volunteer Marshalls

Ted Wilkinson

Highly commended – Therese Saunders, and Trevor Ramsay and Karan Essien ​​​​​​​

Unsung Hero

Awais Siddique

Christine Hawksworth

Craig Wilkinson

Highly commended – Sahra Wood and Jade Dillion

Non-Clinical Star/s

Cheryl Kirby

Chris Hunt

The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) team

Highly commended – Ann-Marie Hargreaves and Exec Support team

Improvements and Innovation

Better Lives Charity

Foot Clinic team

Natalie Irving

Highly commended – Fiona Cooke ​​​​​​​

COVID-19 Award

Samantha Moorehouse

Sarfaraz Shora

Informatics department

Highly commended – COVID Home Visiting team, Primary Care Wellbeing service, and Mental Health 1 Car Pilot

Please see details below on the total nominations for each category:

  • Unsung Hero nominees – 34
  • Working Together – 11 nominations
  • Improvements and Innovation nominees – 17
  • Team of the Year nominees – 21
  • Non-Clinical Star/s nominees – 10
  • Service User, Carer and Volunteer Contributions nominees – 14
  • COVID-19 award nominees – 6

Last year’s You’re A Star Awards finalists

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