GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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.

GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022
GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

Michelle Singh, Outstanding Student Nurse, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022
GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Wellbeing champion

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

Karen Robinson, Wellbeing Champion, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

ShowcasingMavis, New to Primary Care

Mavis and Jonny, Showcasing New to Primary Care,GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Showcasing – Jennifer Crozier, CARE Programme

Jennifer Crozier, CARE Programme, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Showcasing – Kath Arrowsmith & Henrietta Bottomley, Training PODs

Kath Arrowsmith & Henrietta Bottomle, Training Pods, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Showcasing – Alex Lincoln & Martin Fraser, Advanced Nurse Practitioner work

Alex Lincoln & Martin Fraser, Advanced Nurse Practitioner work, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022
Alex Lincoln & Martin Fraser, Advanced Nurse Practitioner work, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

Improving Population Health Award Winner - Aysha Badat, Video group consultation education sessions focused on improving patient’s metabolic control of Diabetes, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

Improving Population Health Award Winner - Wigan Lead Practice Nurses, Improving the reduction of rejected cervical samples in Wigan, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – Caroline Lomax

Improving health for young men aged between 18 and 24 years

Improving Population Health Award Runner up - Caroline Lomax, Improving health for young men aged between 18 and 24 years, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

Innovative Nursing Team Award Winner - Staveleigh Medical Centre Nursing Team, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – Urban Village Medical Practice Homeless Health Nursing Team

Successful delivery of the covid vaccine to the homeless population in Manchester

Innovative Nursing Team Award Runner up - Urban Village Medical Practice Homeless Health Nursing Team, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Inspirational leader

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

Inspirational leader Award Winner - Laura Lyons, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Winner – Sam Howard

Inspirational leader Award Winner - Sam Howard, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – CCG Nurse Leads

Inspirational leader Award 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)

Rising Stars

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

Rising Stars Award Winner - Jessica Fox, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – Katie White

Rising Stars Award Runner up - Katie White, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Life time achievement

This award is for a registered nurse in primary care.

Winner – Debbie Howarth

Life time achievement Award Winner - Debbie Howarth, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Winner – Judith Oliver

Life time achievement Award Winner - Judith Oliver, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

Health Care Support Worker of the year Award Winner - Catherine Tymon, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – Gaynor Smith

Health Care Support Worker of the year Award Runner up - Gaynor Smith, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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

GPN innovator of the year Award Winner - Kath Arrowsmith, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

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.

Winner – Sarah Madden

GP Nurse of the year Award Winner - Sarah Madden, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Winner – Jane Templeton

GP Nurse of the year Award Winner - Jane Templeton, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022

Runner up – Jennifer McGing

GP Nurse of the year Award Winner - Jennifer McGing, GM Primary Care Nursing Awards 2022