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Trust shortlisted for five Nursing Times awards

Nottinghamshire Healthcare has been shortlisted in a fantastic five categories at the Nursing Times Awards 2017. The prestigious awards celebrate innovations that are improving nurse-led care throughout the NHS and independent healthcare sector. 

Our Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) Urgent Care Services, which include our CAMHS Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team and CAMHS Liaison Team, have been shortlisted in the Emergency and Critical Care and Child and Adolescent Services categories.

The Nottinghamshire CAMHS Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Team supports young people experiencing mental health crisis through intensive treatment at home. Our CAMHS Liaison Team, based at King’s Mill Hospital in Sutton in Ashfield, aims to ensure under 18s are not admitted to hospital unnecessarily following self-harm, overdose, or thoughts of suicide. They are instead treated in the community, wherever possible.

Newmarket Ward Team, from the National High Secure Learning Disability Service at Rampton Hospital has been shortlisted in the Learning Disabilities Nursing category for their work in developing the first Learning Disability Forensic Therapeutic Community (TC) in the Country. It is a place where the social relationships, structure of the day and different activities together are all deliberately designed to help patients’ health and wellbeing.

Bridget Ingamells, Clinical Nurse Specialist, Rampton Hospital has been shortlisted in the Nurse of the Year category. Bridget’s role as a Clinical Nurse Specialist in the National High Secure Learning Disability Service at Rampton Hospital has been instrumental in the development and progress of the service and the care it delivers.

Mandy Mudholkar, Nurse Consultant, Rampton Hospital has been shortlisted in the Nurse Leader of the Year category. Since Mandy joined the National High Secure Mental Health Services for Women approximately nine months ago, there is a genuine sense of optimism within our service users and nursing staff that things can change and lives can improve.

Dr Julie Attfield, Executive Director of Nursing comments –

"It’s fantastic news to be shortlisted for five Nursing Times awards this year.

"We consistently strive to overcome challenges in order to deliver high quality care and these individuals and teams have really helped to improve outcomes for our service users. The staff involved should feel very proud.”


The Nursing Times Awards has had a record-breaking year for entries and the judges were extremely impressed with the high standard. They received over 700 entries this year.

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on 2 November.

For more information, visit https://awards.nursingtimes.net.

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