Wantage MP Ed Vaizey has announced the health and care workers he has nominated for national awards to mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS.
The NHS70 Parliamentary Awards were set up to recognise the contribution made by the individuals who work in and alongside the NHS.
MPs were asked to put forward outstanding nominees who have innovated, impressed and made a real difference to healthcare in the community.
Mr Vaizey has nominated:
- The Excellence in Cancer Care Award: Oxford SCAN Team
- The Excellence in Urgent and Emergency Care Award: Ambulatory Assessment Unit, John Radcliffe Hospital
- The Person-Centred Care Champion Award: Florian Stoermer
- The Future NHS Award, sponsored by hhruk: Neurosciences Intensive Care Unit
- The Healthier Communities Award: Oxford Health Health Visitors 0-5 Service
- The Care and Compassion Award: Jules Stockbridge
- The Patient and Public Involvement Award: Simon Cruden
- The Lifetime Achievement Award: Professor Christopher Redman
A regional champion will be announced in each category on May 21 after being judged by senior NHS figures with national winners crowned on July 4 in Parliament, the day before the NHS’ 70th anniversary.