The Winners!

Nowhere is the power of volunteering more in evidence than in the wide range of volunteering roles across our NHS. Through these awards we have heard about volunteers going the extra mile to settle people back at home following discharge from hospital, volunteers providing sensitive and sympathetic end of life support to families and patients, and volunteers organising outdoor activities such as rock climbing to aid rehabilitation for patients recovering from mental health conditions.

It was hard shortlisting the teams, and we are humbled by the passion and commitment to improving the lives of busy staff, and patients in need.

Mark Lever, Chief Executive, Helpforce

Mark Lever, Chief Executive, Helpforce

Innovation in Volunteering Award

Winner!

Volunteers team ­– Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Volunteers team ­– Birmingham Women and Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Highly Commended

John Nunn – Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Highly Commended

The Isle of Wight NHS Trust

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Celebrating inclusion and diversity in volunteering

Winner!

Therapeutic Care Supported volunteers – South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

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Therapeutic Care Supported volunteers – South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

Highly Commended

Library Trolley Service Volunteers – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Highly Commended

Niall Millar – Western Health and Social Care Trust

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Partnership working in volunteering

Winner!

Healing Arts Volunteers – Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University

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Healing Arts Volunteers – Northumbria NHS Foundation Trust and Northumbria University

Highly Commended

Therapeutic care Psychology module – South Tees NHS Foundation Trust

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Highly Commended

South Central Ambulance Charity – South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust

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Outstanding Staff Champion for Volunteers

Winner!

Mandy McKendry – Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

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Mandy McKendry – Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust

Highly Commended

Melanie Gager – Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust

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Highly Commended

Sister Nichola Cairns – Western Health and Social Care Trust, Altnagelvin Area Hospital

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Outstanding Volunteering Team of the Year

Winner!

Volunteer End of Life Companions Team – Aintree University Hospital NHS

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Volunteer End of Life Companions Team – Aintree University Hospital NHS

Highly Commended

The Butterfly Volunteer Team – The Princess Alexandra Hospital NHS Trust, in partnership with The Anne Robson Trust

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Highly Commended

Volunteer Drivers – North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

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Volunteer Leader of the Year

Winner!

Barry Pridmore – North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

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Barry Pridmore – North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust

Highly Commended

Patzy Dalby – Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Highly Commended

Paul Wharton – North Tees and Hartlepool NHS Foundation Trust

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Young Volunteer of the Year

Winner!

Maisy Vincent – Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

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Maisy Vincent – Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust

Highly Commended

Ethan Prosser – Cardiff and Vale University Health Board

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Highly Commended

Salma Abdi – Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

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Volunteer of the Year

We are very grateful to Room to Reward for sponsoring this category.

Winner!

Gary Thomas – Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust

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Gary Thomas – Royal Liverpool & Broadgreen University Hospital NHS Trust

Highly Commended

Dean Moriarty – Camden & Islington NHS Foundation Trust

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Highly Commended

Trevor Hudson – Buckinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust

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