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Shining Stars - Making You Feel Better Award

Making You Feel Better Award


Sister Greta Jones, Sister Kim Pritchard and Occupational Therapist, Heather Merson are this year's winners of the Making You Feel Better Award, which is all the more significant because nominations come from patients.  As he presented them with their award, Executive Director of Nursing, Noel Scanlon, read out to Greta, Kim and Heather, the winning nomination which highlighted their 'professionalism', 'human touch', 'kindness' and 'total dedication'. 

After recovering from the shock of the win, Greta, said, "It's lovely to be recognised for what you do on a daily basis."  Matron, Kathryn Burn, added, "Any award is special, but so much more touching when it comes from a patient.  The culture created by Kim and Greta transposes through their whole team."  




'I have to compliment everyone on their pleasant persona and their expertise and knowledge. By the end of the 5 days, I did not feel as though I had been in a hospital ward and was very relaxed.'

Patient, Ward 16 Orthopaedics, University Hospital of North Durham