Trust’s hon­ours

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ASH­FORD and St Peter’s Hos­pi­tals NHS Foun­da­tion Trust has won three awards at the in­au­gu­ral Doc­tors Ad­vanc­ing Pa­tient Safety (DAPS) Global Awards in Not­ting­ham. The trust’s Be The Change Cam­paign to im­prove ser­vices won the Most In­no­va­tive Qual­ity Im­prove­ment Project.

Claire

Matthews

was recog­nised in the Best Pa­tient-cen­tred Qual­ity Im­prove­ment Project sec­tion for re­duc­ing the num­ber of painful nee­dle pricks for new­born ba­bies with low blood sugar lev­els. Par­ent or­gan­i­sa­tion DAPS Global launched the awards this year to recog­nise the work car­ried out by doc­tors in train­ing and med­i­cal stu­dents. Dr Keefai Yeong, clin­i­cal lead for DAPS at the Ash­ford and St Peter’s Hos­pi­tals NHS Foun­da­tion Trust, re­ceived the Sig­nif­i­cant Con­tri­bu­tion to Qual­ity Im­prove­ment award. “I am very proud and priv­i­leged to be work­ing with such com­mit­ted ju­nior doc­tors,” he said. “They are ex­tremely valu­able to our or­gan­i­sa­tion.”

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