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Local Staff Awards

Jane Grant, Chief Executive

Tonight’s “Celebrating Success” event is a wonderful occasion offering us all the opportunity to showcase what the NHS ethos is all about... going the extra mile to deliver or support the delivery of first class care, compassion and service to patients in Greater Glasgow and Clyde and beyond.

This is the sixth year of our local directorate and partnership awards and they continue to generate extremely positive feedback from staff. It is also my first time as Chief Executive at this event and I am very proud to present the awards to the overall winners in each of the 12 directorates and six partnerships who took part.

The awards recognise and show gratitude to members of staff who have ‘gone the extra mile’ beyond their normal duties, perhaps in situations when they or their service have been put under additional pressure, or have implemented an improvement idea or initiative that has yielded significant benefit.

Read Jane's full introduction in the Celebrating Success Staff Awards Event 2017 Programme.

Overall winners in each Directorate and Partnership:

Acute Services - Clyde Sector
Dr Douglas Grieve
Leadership commitment to junior doctor rota, improving medical cover and clinical safety.

Acute Services - North Sector
The Bladder Reconstruction Team
Transforming the lives of patients across NHSGGC through post-cystectomy bladder reconstruction.

Acute Services - South Sector
The Frailty Team
For ensuring frail patients receive a comprehensive Geriatric Assessment – that improves independent living.

North East Sector Nuclear Medicine Team
Multidisciplinary Team approach to redesigning patient pathway for diagnosing infection around prosthetic joints following orthopaedic surgery.

East Dunbartonshire HSCP 
Children & Families – First Steps Programme
Establishment of a group that promotes positive parenting and maternal wellbeing.

East Renfrewshire HSCP
Levern Valley RES Rapid Access to Occupational Therapy
For initiative in improving service delivery, efficiency and integrated working within the OT service.

Cyber Attack Response
Delivery of services during worldwide cyber attack and aiding another Boards recovery.

Fiona Buchanan
For her contribution to improving service delivery across HSCPs.

Glasgow City HSCP
The Govanhill & East Pollokshields Community Swimming Programme
Collaboratively working to improve access to swimming for the diverse local community.

Human Resources & Organisational Development
Medical Staffing Team
For their work around Appraisal Engagement Rates and robust systems/quality assurance.

Inverclyde HSCP
Children’s Services Inspection Team
For exemplary standards of commitment and work during Inverclyde’s Children’s Inspection.

Pharmacy & Prescribing Support Unit
Inverclyde HSCP Prescribing Team
Prescribing Team - New Ways of Working.

Property, Procurement & Facilities Management
Apprentice Short Listing Team
Short listing the 400+ applications to employ apprentices for the Board.

Public Health
The NHS Retail Policy Group
Implementation of NHSGGC’s Retail Policy by cross-board team ensuring healthy eating options.

Regional Services 
Catriona Forsyth, Alan Donaldson and Christine Goodall
Oral surgery extraction service for patients undergoing treatment for head and neck cancer.

Renfrewshire HSCP
Pauline Robbie
For visionary and inspirational leadership for District Nursing and RES in Paisley.

West Dunbartonshire HSCP
Residential Care Redesign Group
Delivering a new model of residential services for older people in West Dunbartonshire.

Women & Children's Services
Sharon Ramsay
Development of public awareness campaigns to reduce and more effectively manage burns in children.