Stars of the Month is an internal scheme within Bridgewater which recognises Trust staff nominated by their colleagues for going above and beyond in their roles.
A health improvement specialist who goes above and beyond the call of duty to support a team, an administration officer who inspires people to do their job better and a Clinical Manager for Midwifery who has been elected into a prestigious role are just some of the exceptional staff who have been nominated for this month’s Stars of Month.
This month’s Stars received their certificates from Bridgewater’s Chief Executive Dr Kate Fallon at a presentation on Tuesday 11 March at Spencer House in Warrington (pictured).
The full list of staff nominated includes:
- Angela Pearson – Administration Officer – Warrington.
Angela is always very efficient, open and honest and inspires people to do their job better. She never complains when asked to do things and is extremely helpful and always willing to go the extra mile.
- Barbara Ralph – Health Improvement Specialist – St Helens.
As well as possessing superb organisational skills, which ensure the smooth running of the service, Barbara goes above and beyond the call of duty to support her team both personally and professionally. She is a fantastic manager who has earned the respect and loyalty of her team.
- Tracey Parkinson – Community Nursery Nurse, Health Visiting – St Helens.
Since commencing her role in the team in 2013, Tracey has grown in confidence and adapted well to the demanding position of nursery nurse. Tracey is helpful, enthusiastic and thorough and she always gives 100%. She is always willing to help colleagues and ensures children and families receive best practice care. She has been innovative and has made positive changes to the working environment. It is a pleasure to have Tracey on the team as she works incredibly hard to meet targets and is a dedicated team member.
- Lisa Lelland – Nursery Nurse, School Nursing – Warrington.
Since the National Child Measurement Programme started Lisa has been instrumental in ensuring that the programme is delivered to a high standard. This year she has faced a number of challenges which she has addressed.
- Leah Bradley, Health Visitor – Health Visiting – Warrington.
Leah joined Bridgewater in September 2013 following her training and was new to health visiting and Warrington. She has proved to be an asset to the health visiting team as she is professional, unflappable and caring. She is developing into a brilliant health visitor!
- Corina Casey Hardman – Clinical Manager for Midwifery – Halton.
Corina has been nominated as she has recently been elected Chair of the National Heads of Midwifery Group.
- Health Improvement Team, Halton – Stephen Purcell, Julie Williams, Joanne Bain, Paul Johnson, Jane Stevenson and Sherroll Martin.
This team of health trainers, lifestyle advisors and food workers have supported the development of a new bespoke weight management programme for clients with a learning disability in Halton. They have demonstrated huge commitment to developing new ways of delivering lifestyle education to this client group. The pilot programme in Widnes and Runcorn is seeing some fantastic results and has received great feedback from the learning disability team. They have really gone above and beyond to make this programme as accessible, fun and engaging as possible for both their clients and their carers.
- Primary Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services Team – Lynne Pender, Alison Farquhar, Christine Latham, Hazel Williams and Jen Brown – Halton.
Bridgewater’s Primary Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (PCAMHS) recently received excellent feedback from a Child/Young Person mystery shopper exercise. Mystery shoppers commented on their excellence in customer care and providing an excellent patient experience.
- Caroline Myler and Clair Shacklady – Delivery Support Administrators – Health Improvement Team – Halton.
Caroline and Clair have been nominated for consistently demonstrating a real passion in their role, as well as displaying a positive attitude towards their work and their colleagues. They have been recognised for always showing their caring, friendly and approachable attitude towards patients and staff. They work efficiently and professionally and always have a smile on their faces and consistently demonstrate high levels of professionalism.