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And the winners are...

The Welsh Ambulance Service hosted its first ever all-Wales staff awards ceremony at Cardiff’s SWALEC Stadium on Tuesday November 08, 2016.

This year, as well as those traditional long service and good conduct awards, the Trust introduced category awards which are aligned to its new behaviours.

It also honoured its recent retirees and those colleagues who have died in service, as well as those recipients of external awards.

And the winners of the 2016 staff awards are…

Gail Williams Award for Clinical and Operational Excellence
Winner: Nick Ozzati, Phil Watts and Helen Collins
Runners-up: Melanie McKillen, Robert Meek and Anthony Rich

Dr Jennifer Bucknell Community First Responder Award
Joint winners: Tomos Hughes and Bryan Foley
Runners-up: Keith and Adele Foster

Working Together Award – sponsored by Blake Morgan
Winner: Helen Radcliffe
Finalists: NEPTS Mentor Team, Karen Hill

Valuing Difference Award – sponsored by Swansea University’s College of Human and Health Sciences
Winner: Andrew Parker and Jeff Lewis
Finalists: Tamara Williams, Paul Power and Geoffrey Williams

Taking Responsibility Award – sponsored by Ortus Technologies
Winner: Carl Phillips
Finalists: Judith Mills, Steve Upcott

Personal Excellence Award
Winner: Big Bang Recruitment Team
Finalists: David Thomas, Rob Jeffery and Huw Phillips

Chair’s Award
Winner: Joanne Rees-Thomas
Finalists: Helen Radcliffe, Workforce and OD Team

Chief Executive’s Award
Winner: Tom Bloomfield, John Wilkins and Jonathan Griffiths
Finalists: Joanne Rees-Thomas

More than £600 was raised during the course of the evening from a raffle, the proceeds from which will be split between The Ambulance Services Charity and the Wales Air Ambulance charity.

The full gallery of official photographs is available on from today (Wednesday November 09, 2016) for a period of 14 days.

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Congratulations to all of our recipients and thank you for your contribution to the Welsh Ambulance Services NHS Trust.

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