The Greater Manchester Primary Care Nursing Awards took place on 12th May 2022 at the Eithad Stadium in Manchester. Scroll through the photos below to enjoy memories of the awards and celebration event. Use the links below to navigate to each award category.
- Outstanding Student Nurse
- Wellbeing champion
- Improving population health
- Innovative Nursing team
- Inspirational leader
- Rising Stars
- Life time achievement
- Health Care Support Worker of the year
- GPN innovator of the year
- GP Nurse of the Year
Tony Walsh introducing the Greater Manchester Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022.
Outstanding Student Nurse
This award recognises a student in pre-registration or post-registration education who has inspired peers either on a placement or at their higher education institution. Entrants could have overcome significant obstacles in their personal lives or circumstances to succeed as student nurses.
Winner – Michelle Singh
This is an individual team member of the practice who has gone above and beyond to make a difference for colleagues and the practice during the last 2 years.
Winner – Karen Robinson
Showcasing – Mavis, New to Primary Care
Showcasing – Jennifer Crozier, CARE Programme
Showcasing – Kath Arrowsmith & Henrietta Bottomley, Training PODs
Showcasing – Alex Lincoln & Martin Fraser, Advanced Nurse Practitioner work
Improving population health
This award recognises Nurses/nursing teams who have used a quality improvement (QI) approach to improve outcomes for a group of patients, reduced inequalities in outcomes, improved patient safety, used health outcome data to demonstrate improvements, involved the whole Practice team to support QI.
Winner – Aysha Badat
Video group consultation education sessions focused on improving patient’s metabolic control of Diabetes
Winner – Carole Jarvis
Winners – Wigan Lead Practice Nurses: Sarah Madden, Sam Howard, Gemma Lowton, Vicky O’Brien and Cora Roberts
Improving the reduction of rejected cervical samples in Wigan
Runner up – Caroline Lomax
Improving health for young men aged between 18 and 24 years
Innovative Nursing team
This award recognises and rewards the vital contribution the practice nursing team provides in primary care. The judges are seeking nominations for practice nurses who consistently deliver confident contemporary care and who consistently perform above what is considered as the ‘norm’ for their peer group.
Winner – Staveleigh Medical Centre Nursing Team
Commended for their highly innovative and response to the COVID-19 pandemic
Runner up – Urban Village Medical Practice Homeless Health Nursing Team
Successful delivery of the covid vaccine to the homeless population in Manchester
This award is for Nurses/Nurse Associates/Healthcare assistants in general practice who have developed initiatives to ensure their practice/practice team or celebrate and raise the profile of primary care nursing.
Winner – Laura Lyons
Winner – Sam Howard
Runner up – CCG Nurse Leads
Ian Davies (Bolton)
Lisa Lucas (Bury)
Joanne Oakes (Manchester)
Trish Garvey (HMR)
Irene Shepherd (Oldham)
Henrietta Bottomley (Trafford)
Moira Ogunsakin (Salford)
Gill Pilkington (Tameside & Glossop)
Jill Adams (Stockport)
Alison Foster (Wigan)
This award is open to a member of nursing practice team with less than 2 years’ experience that provides care as part of a general practice setting. Entries are welcomed from the entire primary care nursing workforce of Greater Manchester. Members of the nursing practice team can either nominate themselves, or be nominated by a care professional, patient or carer. This award recognises and rewards the contribution from those who are relatively new to primary care. The judges are seeking nominations for those with less than 2 years’ experience in primary care who are developing their delivery of confident contemporary primary care and who are consistently performing above what is considered as the ‘norm’ for their peer group.
Winner – Jessica Fox
Runner up – Katie White
Life time achievement
This award is for a registered nurse in primary care.
Winner – Debbie Howarth
Winner – Judith Oliver
Health Care Support Worker of the year
The Health Care Support Worker Award is open to all Nursing Assistants and Health Care Assistants who work as part of the nursing team. Health Care Support Workers are extremely valuable members of the nursing team. They work within the primary care setting which could include general practice across a primary care network, extended access and a federation, this list is not exhaustive.
Winner – Cathryn Butterworth
Winner – Catherine Tymon
Runner up – Gaynor Smith
GPN innovator of the year
This award recognises and rewards the vital contribution the Practice Nurse innovator provides in primary care. The judges are seeking nominations for Practice Nurses who consistently deliver confident contemporary care and who consistently perform above what is considered as the ‘norm’ for their peer group.
Winner – Kath Arrowsmith
GP Nurse of the Year
This award recognises any registered Nurse who has made a significant contribution to the care and treatment of the practice population. Supporting improved patient outcomes and experience.