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Alan Klottrup – WINNER of BBC The One Show, Unsung Hero Award

CDDFT are so proud of Alan Klottrup - WINNER of BBC The One Show, Unsung Hero Award!  Alan is pictured here below with two of the many people who nominated him -   Andrea Swingler ACP and Joanne Wood, ED sister.  Alan, 82, works tirelessly supporting the team and patients in ED at UHND. 


Alan Kloptropp

 The film of Alan going about his work clearly touched the hearts of viewers who voted for Alan ahead of the two other finalists!  The presentation of his award was the climax of a special hour-long show devoted to the fantastic work being done across the NHS every day - we hope you saw the programme, it was a real tear-jerker! 

We're enormously grateful to Alan and all our volunteers for their quiet devotion and support - thank you - and congratulations Alan!



'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital