The Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Strictly NHS sees Adam Wilson crowned dancefloor champion!

7 June 2021

Adam Wilson, from the LTHT Safeguarding team, was crowned Strictly NHS champion along with his professional dance partner Amy following a night of glitz and glamour at the Empress Ballroom in Blackpool on Friday night.

Strictly NHS dancefloorThe event was the culmination of months of preparation and saw twelve NHS colleagues from across the country – including five from LTHT – perform alongside their professional dance partners in front of a live audience and a panel of judges.

The members of staff from LTHT, included Karen Sykes, Lauren Pickup, Andrew Viggars, Nilam Jadav-Patel, as well as winner Adam Wilson, all trained with their partners during the six weeks leading up to Friday night’s extravaganza.

As well as having the chance to show off the results of their hard work in training, the night was also a celebration of the dedication of colleagues working across the NHS during the course of the pandemic. The show exceeded its fundraising target of £10,000 for NHS charity partner Blue Skies.