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Delivering Excellence Awards 2018 - nomination form

Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is the county's largest provider of mental health, learning disability and drug and alcohol services. The Trust also provides a number of children's services to Derby City residents. Our services >> 

Have you been impressed by a Derbyshire Healthcare member of staff or volunteer - either whilst receiving support through our services, or whilst working alongside them? Perhaps it's someone who has gone above and beyond the call of duty this year to improve patient care and/or the way a service is delivered. Or maybe someone who is an exceptional example of inspiring others through their innovative talents, inclusive attitudes or outstanding leadership?

Recognise this fantastic work by nominating them for one of our 2018 Delivering Excellence Awards. 

As the NHS celebrates its 70th birthday this year, there is also an opportunity to recognise your NHS 'health hero' - more details below!

The nomination window opens on 14 June and closes on 18 July 2018 (extended from 11 July 2018).

Award categories:
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  • Compassion in practice award - a patient choice award for an individual who has made outstanding contributions to patient care and continues to make strides to improve patient experience. *service user and carer nominations only*

  • Health hero award - for an individual who has made a significant contribution to the NHS - whether as a member of staff, service user, carer, governor or Trust member. *all nominations welcome - from staff, service users, carers, health professionals and members of the public* 

  • Going the extra mile award - for a non-clinical member of staff ‘going the extra mile’ over a sustained period in a support role such as admin, estates or facilities, and making exceptional contributions to patient care/service delivery as a result. *staff nominations only*

  • Inclusion and partnership award - for an individual who goes to significant lengths to involve and empower ‘experts by experience’ or members of the community in their service and its work, to ensure that care truly meets people’s needs and is accessible to all. *staff nominations only*

  • Innovation award - showcasing individuals or teams who have thought ‘outside the box’ to develop innovative ideas to deliver improvements in service quality, to promote parity of esteem, to encourage prevention and self-care, and/or to generate efficiencies. *staff nominations only*
  • Inspirational leader award - for an individual who has made a difference by inspiring, coaching and motivating staff in the delivery of excellent services. *staff nominations only*

  • Rising star award - recognising and rewarding the potential leaders of tomorrow, this award is for an individual who has substantially grown in their role or placement, having delivered and/or co-ordinated a complex project or form of care on behalf of the Trust. *staff nominations only*

  • Volunteer award - for an outstanding volunteer who has dedicated their own time to putting our patients/services first. *staff nominations only*

Complete and submit the electronic nomination form below:

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Delivering Excellence Awards nomination form
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Nomination deadline: Wednesday 11 July 2018 at 11.59pm

For more information, please email dhcft.awards@nhs.net.