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Patients' choice

Staff Recognition Awards 2017 - Patients' Choice

We want to recognise and celebrate excellent patient care.

Have you or a loved one received outstanding care from staff at one of our hospitals? We would like to hear about it.

You can nominate a member of OUH staff for a Patients' Choice Award here.

Nominate soon - nominations only open until 1 October 2017!

The winners, chosen by an independent panel of patients, will receive their award at our Staff Recognition Awards event in December 2017.

Patients' Choice Award winners 2016

Gold award

Kathy Lurcook, Georgie Stepney and Elizabeth Orchard
Children's Cardiac Nurse Specialists and Cardiologists, Medicine, Rehabilitation and Cardiac Division, John Radcliffe Hospital

Nominated by a mother whose son was born with a congenital heart condition. They were praised for their 'exceptional compassionate care'.

Joint Silver Winners

Prof Stephen Westaby, Dr Oliver Ormerod and Team
Cardiology, Medicine, Rehabilitation and Cardiac Division,
John Radcliffe Hospital

Nominated for the first open-heart surgery on a pregnant woman in the UK.

Sam Wakefield
Anaesthetics, Clinical Support Services, John Radcliffe Hospital

Sam conducted CPR and called 999 when a fellow cyclist suffered a heart attack, accompanying him to the JR.

Bronze award

Carol Thurgood
Therapy Radiographer
Surgery and Oncology Division

Nominated for her kindness and compassion to a patient undergoing radiotherapy for breast cancer.