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2023 Awards

Royal college of Podiatry Academic Award

Dr Jill Halstead-Rastrick Podiatrist, Clinical Head of Service for Podiatry & Clinical lead for research at LCH was presented at an event held at the House of Lords by the Royal college of Podiatry for an Academic award.

Finance Team of the Year Award

The LCH Finance Team name Finance Team of the Year at the Healthcare Financial Management Association Awards.

William Rathbone X Annual Award

Steph Lawrence MBE, Executive Director of Nursing and Allied Health Professionals was highly commended in the inaugural William Rathbone X Annual Award.

Christine Comer highly commended for the Research Allied Health Professional of the Year award 

Christine Comer, Head of Musculoskeletal Service was recognised as Highly commended at the Yorkshire and Humber Clinical Research Network Research Awards in the Research Allied Health Professional of the Year category. 

NHS Pastoral Care Quality Award

The Trust was awarded the NHS Pastoral Care Quality Award to recognise our work in international recruitment and our commitment to providing high-quality pastoral care to internationally educated nurses and midwives during recruitment processes and their employment.

Tissue Viability Shortlisted for Journal of Wound Care Award 

The Tissue Viability Service were shortlisted for a Journal of Wound Care (JWC) award, Antimicrobial Stewardship for the Leeds Community Healthcare Wound Infection Framework.

2022 Awards

Rachael Pegler, was recently awarded the Philip Goodeve-Docker Memorial Prize.

Rachael Pegler, Newly Qualified District Nurse from Seacroft Neighbourhood Team was recently awarded the Philip Goodeve-Docker Memorial Prize. This was awarded by the Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) following a nomination by Leeds Beckett University.

Leeds Long COVID Community Rehabilitation Service Shortlisted for Medipex Award

The Long COVID holistic virtual rehabilitation programme were selected as a finalist at the Medipex Awards for the Improved treatments, therapies and rehabilitation award.

Maxine Emmonds won the Cavell Star Award

Maxine Emmonds, Integrated Children’s Additional Needs Service (ICAN) – South hub healthcare support worker received the  Cavell Star Award for going above and beyond for patients. 

LCH Staff Wellbeing Facebook Group Shortlisted for HSJ Award

The LCH Your Health and Wellbeing – Caring for Each Other Facebook group were shortlisted for the Staff Wellbeing Award, recognising outstanding contribution to healthcare.

2021 Awards

Special Award won at the Leeds City Council Awards

Teams from Leeds City Council and our Infection Prevention Team won the Leeds City Council Special Award. They won the award for their work on the Covid outbreak. They worked to limit the spread of the virus and provided help to many services.

Teams shortlisted at Leeds City Council Awards

The Infection Prevention Team were shortlisted for the Partner of the Year Award.

The Homeless and Health Inclusion Team were also shortlisted for the award for their work to help rough sleepers during the pandemic.

Team of the Year at the Nursing Times Awards 

The team of staff from five partners was awarded Team of the Year for their work to improve access to end of life care for homeless people in Leeds.

Marcel wins the Finance Student of the Year Award

Marcel joined us in October 2020. During this time he has become an important part of the team and has made a great impact on the services provided. 

Rachel Tarrant and Jenny Davison win Award

Rachel Tarrant and Jenny Davison, the joint leaders of the Leeds Long Covid Service, won a Collaboration Award. 

Leeds Long Covid Service wins Leadership Team of the Year Award

The Leeds Long Covid Service won a Clinical Leadership Team award.

Nina Davies wins Diamond Award

Nina Davies was awarded a Diamond Award at the House of Lords. Some of Nina’s input into the field of podiatry includes research and work as a lecturer.

The Leeds Long Covid Service wins Innovation Award

The Leeds Long Covid Service were joint winners at the Innovation Awards 2021.

Leeds Virtual Ward shortlisted in Patient Safety Award

Our Leeds Virtual Frailty Ward was shortlisted at the Patient Safety Awards 2021.

The service provides quick and effective care to people with an urgent medical need who can be safely cared for in their own home.

Kulvant wins the Inclusive Leader Award

Kulvant Sandhu won the Inclusive Leader award for the difference made to Race Equality Network recruitment, selection and staff development.

Organisation of the Year

Our Freedom to Speak Up Team were praised for their work.

Work by the team continued to develop during the pandemic. This included 11 new champions to support colleagues. Support has also been offered to staff who have been shielding.

Shortlisted for Carers Award

We were shortlisted for the work that we do with Carers Leeds.

2020 Awards

Ranked at number 21 on The Inclusive Top 50 UK Employers List 

This is our second year ranking in the top 25.

Beverley Calvert won the You’re Simply Marvellous Award 

The award highlights the value professionals bring to the treatment of heart failure. Beverly was nominated by a local patient and was one of only five chosen.

Our Infection Prevention Team won an Outstanding Achievement Award 

The award was given on behalf of all partners across the city for the work the team did in Leeds during the pandemic.

Commitment to Carers

We were awarded a certificate for our commitment to carers during 2020.

Award wins at Advancing Healthcare Awards

Gemma Hawtin was praised as the Overall Winner at a ceremony held in London.

Gemma and her colleague Michelle Lyons also picked up the award for Outstanding Achievement in praise of their Wheelchair Skills Programme.

Chat Health won the Nursing in Mental Health Award

Our 0-19 team offer Chat Health which means young people can text a nurse for private health support and advice.

LCH Library Services receive praise

Helen Swales, won the Head of Library and Knowledge Services North Award. The whole library team also won a bronze Library Superstar Award at the same event for the trust book club.

Nurses receive Queen's Nurse title

Liz Grogan and Jo Reynard were given the Queen's Nurse title by the Queen’s Nursing Institute. .


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