Name your NHS hero at Tameside Hospital
18 July 2012

TAMESIDE HOSPITAL wants people to name their NHS Hero and has joined in a brand new national NHS recognition scheme.

The hospital is encouraging members of the public, patients and staff to nominate hospital staff and volunteers who have made gone that extra mile. The national scheme is linked to the hospital’s Excellence in Care award scheme and nominations for this award are automatically consider for NHS Heroes.

To nominate your NHS Hero, all you have to do is fill in an online form at From now until mid-September, anyone working for the NHS who is nominated will receive a recognition certificate. 

This is on top of the Excellence in Care awards recognition scheme which Tameside Hospital already has in place.  

Seen as a public opportunity to thank those that have demonstrated extra care, above and beyond the call of duty, David Wilkinson, HR Director at Tameside Hospital NHS Foundation Trust  said: “ Staff at Tameside Hospital do a fantastic job every day – making a real difference to people’s lives.  This is your opportunity to formally recognize those staff and thank them for their hard work, passion and dedication.
Tameside Hospital is hoping patients and their families take full advantage of the chance to thank those that make the NHS great.

Coronation Street’s Debbie Rush, who plays Anna Windass, stars in a video launching NHS Heroes, alongside NHS staff and patients. She said: “I’m nominating my NHS Hero to recognise the fact that they always go that extra mile in everything that they do. It’s a great way to say thank you."