Leeds Children's Hospital 'Flying High' at the Kite Awards!
7 November 2023
Flying High Award – Katie Davis (Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist)
Recognising her leading role in the botulinum service and championing the broadening scope of physiotherapists.
Keeping Patients Safe Award – Abigail Kiely (Advanced Clinical Practitioner)
Recognising a broad contribution to patient safety through a variety of initiatives and innovations such as Healthy at Home and Virtual Ward.
Delivering the Best Award – Virginia Marsden (Cardiac Scheduler)
Recognising consistent high standards and always going the extra mile for patients.
Outstanding Contribution Award – Sarah Fletcher (Matron)
Recognising a tireless contribution to patient care, always putting patients first whilst supporting and empowering colleagues.
Leading the Way Award – Haemodialysis Team
Recognising their contribution to improvements in patient experience, keeping patients at their local centre.
Innovation of the Year – DinkyBetes Team
Recognising a new, patient-focussed approach for the service’s youngest patients, enabling higher quality consultations, increased education and a more fun hospital experience!
Funded Project of the Year – Virtual Reality Play Team
Recognising trail-blazing work in the field of virtual reality distraction therapy including contributions to research and national projects.
Team of the Year – Leeds Inpatient Outreach Nursing Service (LIONS)
Recognising the establishment of a brand new service and impact across the hospital in the first year of operation.
Congratulations to all our winners, all our 'highly commended' award recipients and everyone who was nominated for an award. Thank you to everyone who attended the event on Friday including colleagues from across Leeds Teaching Hospitals and friends from our supporting charities: Candlelighters, Children's Heart Surgery Fund and The Millie Wright Children's Charity.
A very proud night for Leeds Children's Hospital and Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust.