Everyone Matters Staff Awards

Everyone Matters Awards 2015

The Everyone Matters Awards 2015 will celebrate the contribution that employees, as individuals and teams, have made to the service.

Brought to you by The Tameside NHS Trust, the award ceremony will take place on Thursday 2nd July 2015 at the Village Hotel, Ashton-Under-Lyne and be hosted by Andy Crane.

The awards are free to enter and will celebrate significant contributions made to improving the health and wellbeing of patients and staff, recognising individuals who have shown exceptional quality above and beyond what is expected and teams that have demonstrated improvements in working practices that have, or will benefit patients.

The awards will be judged by a panel made up of internal and external representatives, the judging is a two-stage process including pre-scoring to determine shortlists and a judging session where shortlists will be asked to make a formal presentation of entries for the judges to decide the winning entries.

The call for entries will commence Monday 9 March and close on Friday 8 May. The judging panel will take place on 9 June for the judges to decide the shortlist which will be announced on 10 June. Winners will be announced at the event.


Annual Everyone Matters Awards 2015


  1. Making a Difference Award

       A project or initiative, which has significantly improved the patient’s experience

       and journey within the Trust.

  1. Leading and Inspiring Others Award

       A member of staff or team who consistently demonstrates good leadership,

       and motivates and encourages others to do better.

  1. Education & Learning Award

       For a member of staff who is committed to encouraging learning and

       development of colleagues and team members.

  1. The Big Innovation Idea Award

        A good idea or new practice, which has resulted in significant service

        improvement in terms of performance and efficiency

  1. Clinical Excellence Award

       Recognising and demonstration of outstanding clinical skills and expertise from

       medical, nursing, or allied health professionals.

  1. Patient Safety Award

       This Award is for the demonstration by a team or individual an outstanding

        example of patient safety at our hospital.  This could be by introducing a  new

        way of working, an idea or something that improves the overall safety and

       service we provide for our patients.

  1. Researcher / Research Project of the Year

       Recognising the work of our researchers and research teams, which has

       translated into patient benefit.

  1. Service in the community Award

       Recognising the work of all staff – individuals and teams – who do exceptional work

       out in the community we serve. Or a project that encourages community


  1. Outstanding Partner Award

       An employee or team from our private partner teams who have gone the extra

       mile to deliver good service

10.   Volunteer Team of the Year or Individual Volunteer of the Year Award

        Recognising the dedicated work of a volunteer team to support patients and staff

        within the hospital.

11.   Patients Choice

        Nominations made to the Tameside Reporter and Chronicle for members of staff

        their readers would like to see recognised for going the extra mile or creating

        extraordinary patient care.

12.   Team of the Year

         Clinical or Non-clinical team demonstrating outstanding team working skills to

         deliver an efficient and high performance service.

13.   Rising Star Award

       This award is for a colleague who might be new to the organisation who is showing

        real potential to be a star of the future. It might be their enthusiasm, their

        commitment, their motivation or all three. If you know this person, nominate


14.   Everyone Matters Values Award

         This award is for an individual or a team that has demonstrated the true

         values and behaviours of our organisation. These qualities should stand

         out from the nomination form.

  15.   Who’s Your Hero Award

          This award is replacing the quarterly ‘Excellence in Care Award’ and we will be

           announcing the first ‘hero’ on 2nd July at the Annual Awards. If you know

           somebody who consistently goes above and beyond or has done something

           outstanding for patients or colleagues, then this award could be for them.


2014 Winners

Making A Difference  ...  Sarah Penkett

Leading and Inspiring Others  ...  Karim Muhammed

Trust Educator of the Year  ...  Helen Baxter

The Big Innovation Idea  ...  Integrated Transfer Team

Clinical Excellence Award  ...  Gerry Johnson

Safe, Clean Care  ...  Daniel Stokes and Linda Hardy

Researcher/Research Project of the Year  ... Dreams Project

Service in the Community Complex Care Intervention Model  ...  Hal’s Team

Outstanding Partner  ...  Mitie Domestic Team

Volunteer Team or Individual of the Year  ...  John Vare and Brenda Potter

Patient Choice Award  ...  Carol Cunningham

Team of the Year  ...  The Obs and Gynae Team


The Event

The awards will be a prestigious event hosted by Andy Crane at the Village Hotel Ashton- Under- Lyne on Thursday 2 July 2015.

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This is an invitation only event and you will receive notification to confirm your attendance.


Sponsor the Awards

There are a number of sponsorship opportunities available for the Everyone Matters Awards. To discuss opportunities further please contact Ashley Parkinson on 01706 828 855 or via email ashley.parkinson@dontpanicprojects.com.


Staff Award Nomination Form

The time period for nominations has now ended.

Your Details
Nominee Details

Please provide details of the team, staff member or department you would like to nominate of an award.

Nomination Information
Nomination Category *


You may consider including the following information (where applicable):

* Why was the project needed?
* What were the main challenges?
* What were the results/outcomes?
* Why is the person/team outstanding?
* How have the patients benefited?

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Terms and Conditions

All nominations must be received by 5pm on Friday 8th May 2015.

Please ensure you read the criteria for the category you are entering.

Please ensure you keep within the word limit of 500 words.

Please complete all sections of the form; entries that are incomplete or exceed the stated word limits may not be accepted. Should you not be able to answer any of Section 1 Details please enter n/a to avoid errors appearing upon submitting.

All completed and returned entries will be acknowledged online at the time of submission. If you do not see this confirmation message please contact

Charlotte Clark on 01706 828855 or

Charlotte.Clark@dontpanicprojects.com to confirm receipt of your entry.

Any information provided will be treated as confidential. This information will only be seen by the event organisers and judges and will not be shared with any other third parties.

The organisers do not accept any responsibility for loss or damage of any entry.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered into or feedback given regarding the selection of short-listed nominations or winners.

Tameside NHS Trust reserves the right to extend the closing deadline, amend categories or not award categories should the standard of nominations received not reach the required standard.

By entering the competition you agree to our terms and conditions and confirm that all information contained within the entry form is accurate and true.

For help, advice or to withdraw an entry, please contact Sarah Holland on 01706 828855 or e-mail sarah.holland@dontpanicprojects.com


Contact Us

For further information please contact Sarah Holland, Event Organiser on 01706 828 855 or via email sarah.holland@dontpanicprojects.com


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