Awards to recognise our health heroes

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Health chiefs want to celebrate the achievements of those who go the extra mile to help others.

The NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is urging residents to nominate people who have made outstanding contributions towards transforming the lives of others for an award.

NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG chairman Mary Dowling said: “The CCG aims to commission high-quality, local health services across Fylde and Wyre.

“We can only do this with the tremendous help of all of our staff, volunteers and local organisations.

“The CCG Awards will allow these unsung individuals to be recognised for their hard work.

“This is the first time the CCG has decided to deliver an awards ceremony at the AGM and we cannot wait to read through all of the nominations.

“We want to hear from as many residents, workers and organisations in Fylde and Wyre as possible.”

Nominations are now open for the following categories: Patient representative of the year; Patient Participation Group of the year; Health innovation of the year; GP of the year; Clinical worker of the year; GP practice of the year; Making a difference awar; CCG employee of the year; Outstanding achievement award, and CCG special contribution award which will be chosen by the CCG.

People can put names forward by filling in an online nomination form available by logging onto www.fyldeandwyreccg.nhs.uk/awards.

Or paper nomination forms are also available by calling (01253) 956400, and posting it to NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG, Derby Road, Wesham PR4 3AL.

The deadline for nominations is 12pm on July 17, while postal nominations must arrive by July 10.