2018 Awards finalists revealed

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solihull together awards ceremony42 finalists from across the borough have been shortlisted for this year's Solihull Together Awards. Now in their fourth year, the Awards attracted almost 100 nominations celebrating the dedication of Solihull residents, volunteers, health and care professionals and local organisations that provide outstanding care and support to vulnerable and frail adults.

Winners in each of the nine categories will be revealed at the awards ceremony which will be held at the Renewal Conference Centre, Lode Lane, Solihull on the afternoon of Thursday 22 March.  And the winner of the Solihull Together Chair's Award will be announced. This award is chosen by the judging panel and given to a finalist that has demonstrated outstanding commitment to improving the lives of Solihull citizens.

Cllr Bob Sleigh OBE, Leader of Solihull Council will open the awards and welcome the Rt Hon Jacqui Smith, Interim Chair of Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust who will compere the ceremony again this year.

The named finalists for each category are:

Local Hero (supported by Solihull Observer)

Care Professional of the Year

  • Charlotte Poole, Advanced Physiotherapy Practitioner, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • Eamonn Richards, Social Worker, All Age Disability Team, Solihull Council
  • Jacquie Fisher, Senior Practitioner, SIAS Aquarius
  • Natalie Foster, Wellbeing Officer, Solihull Community Housing
  • Rebecca Mason, Reablement Social Worker, Solihull Council

Care Team of the Year

  • Approved Mental Health Professional Workers (AMHP), Solihull Council
  • Auxilio Care Supported Living
  • Solihull Early Intervention Service, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Solihull Medical, Elderly and Respiratory Therapy Team, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • Adult Social Care Supporting You Home virtual team, Solihull Council

Collaborative Working

  • Mental Health Enhanced Assessment Team, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust (BSMHFT)
  • Solihull Enhanced Personality Disorder Pathway (BSMHFT) & Aviary House
  • Solihull Falls Project Group
  • Solihull Minor Injury Unit staff and Badger Medical staff
  • St Bernard’s Residential Care Home and Tender Years Day Nursery

Health Professional of the Year

  • Dr Susan Harrower, Coventry Road Practice
  • Kellie Owen, End of Life Care Practitioner, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kirsty Millard, Practice Nurse Development Lead, Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Noleen Walsh, Community Psychiatric Nurse, Lyndon Clinic, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Patricia Riley, Solihull Renal Unit, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust

Inspiring Leader

  • Dr Anand Chitnis, Chair and Clinical Lead, Solihull Clinical Commissioning Group
  • Elizabeth Torrance, Therapy Clinical Team Leader, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust
  • Munya Zinyama, Community Manager (MAS, OPIP, RDS) and Admiral Nurses Team, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Stephen Harrison, CYP and Youth Service Manager, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Outstanding Community Project

  • Bosworth Community Centre, part of Accord
  • North Solihull Additional Needs Parent Support Group
  • Recovery College for All (Solihull branch), Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Solihull Parkin'sings
  • Solihull Wheels for All

Outstanding Customer Care

  • Dr Martin Shalley, Sam Harton & DocSpot staff, Hampton Health & Fitness Club
  • Financial Inclusion Team, Solihull Council
  • April Hall and Sarah Moulton, High Intensity Service User Project, Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust and Solihull CCG
  • Solihull Mind staff
  • Yvonne Fox, Frailty Advice and Support Team, Solihull Hospital

Primary Care Service of the Year

  • Dr Carolyne Smith, Community Dermatology Service
  • Health Exchange - Health Trainer Service
  • Hobs Moat Medical Centre

 

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