NHS Tayside STARs celebrated

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The winners of NHS Tayside Staff Appreciation and Recognition (STAR) Awards were announced at a celebration event held at the Apex Hotel in Dundee.

The awards offered staff and the public a chance to nominate an individual, service or team in one of six categories for delivering outstanding patient care or going the extra mile in their job.

The finalists in each category were invited to the ceremony where the gold, silver and bronze winners in each category were presented with awards and certificates. The ceremony was hosted by Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Strategy Directorate with the Scottish Government.

NHS Tayside Chairman John Brown said, “It has been fantastic to see the hard work and dedication of NHS Tayside staff recognised at this event.  It is a great honour to be nominated by colleagues and members of the public and I would like to congratulate everyone who won an award, all of our finalists and nominees.”

NHS Tayside Chief Executive Malcolm Wright said, “The people of Tayside have really embraced these awards by nominating individuals, teams and services in their hundreds and this reflects the high regard our committed staff are held in by local communities.  We know that being recognised in these awards is very much appreciated by staff and I would like to thank everyone who took the time to nominate.”

The STAR Awards were delivered in partnership with Tayside Health Fund, the Academic Health Science Partnership (AHSP) in Tayside and the Apex Hotel.

The winners were:

Outstanding Individual (Clinical)

Outstanding Individual (Non Clinical)

Outstanding Team

Innovation in Practice

Inspiring Educator

Quality/Service Improvement

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