Gloucestershire NHS 70 AWARDS
health and family issues.
Tina Kukstas from the 2gether NHS Foundation Trust took home the award for Excellence in Innovation .
Tina works hard to ensure everyone who receives a dementia diagnosis gets the same supporting information.
Families receive a Living Well pack where they can find important information in one place throughout their journey, including future planning.
The award for Exemplary Community Partnership went to the Your Knife or Your Life team from Staverton Ambulance Station.
The team runs an annual interactive event in Tuffley for young people involved in knife crime or considered at risk of being so.
The award for Exemplary Services in the Promotion of Equality and Diversity winner was Haroon Kadodia from Gloucestershire County Council.
Haroon and his team work tirelessly to reduce health inequalities, working with local black and ethnic minority communities to increase access to services, and educating providers on giving more culturally sensitive and understanding care.
Dr Andy Hamilton from Churchdown Surgery collected the Futures Award.
He is involved in the development of the Gloucester City Health Inequalities Fellowship, ensuring there are GPS based in the inner city area to deal with the higher level of clinical need.
Between the awards, guests at the evening at The Centaur, Cheltenham Raceourse were treated to entertainment from Coady Dance Studio and a performance by Victoria Newland of spoken word piece called My Cancer Journey and the NHS.
Gloucestershire County Council leader Councillor Mark Hawthorne, right, with Exemplary Community Partnership winners the Your Knife or Your Life Team from Staverton Ambulance Station
Margaret Jane O’connor, winner of Exemplary Service in Hospital Services, with Dr Dawn Harper and Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust chair Peter Lachecki
Dr Charles Buckley is presented with the Exemplary Service in Primary Care award by Dr Dawn Harper and Dr Andy Seymour
Exemplary Service to Health Improvement winner Kevin Gannaway-pitts, right, with Dr Dawn Harper and Councillor Roger Wilson, chair of Gloucestershire Health and Wellbeing Board
Aoife Price, centre collects the Excellence in Care Support award from Dr Dawn Harper and Mike Brain, chief executive of VCS Alliance