The Poppa Guttmann Recognition and Celebration Project
at The National Spinal Injuries Centre, Stoke Mandeville

Guttmann Care Awards

 

The opening day of the world’s first specialised Spinal Cord Injury Centre was 1st February 1944. To mark the 70th anniversary of The National Spinal Injuries Centre, The Poppa Guttmann Trust honours the legacy of its founder by establishing care awards in his name.

Sponsored by The Poppa Guttmann Trust

MONTHLY GUTTMANN CARE AWARDS

Launched on Founder's Day 31st January 2014

The patients on each ward will vote for their choice of staff member of each month. They will select from the doctors, nurses, health care assistants, ward clerks, therapists, administrators and domestic staff. Judgement will obviously be based on care, but with attention paid to communication, efficiency, knowledge and support and connection with patients,

MONTHLY AWARDS

Each month's ward winner will receive a specially commissioned bronze metal badge to wear with pride in perpetuity along with a certificate.

ANNUAL AWARDS

Each ward will have an annual winner who will receive a glass trophy There will also be an annual award for The NSIC staff member overall who will receive a larger trophy and a special restaurant dinner for two.

 

2014 ROLL OF HONOUR

NATIONAL SPINAL INJURIES CENTRE GUTTMANN ANNUAL CARE AWARDS

St Andrew’s:

Lynne Dentise

St Patrick’s:

Caroline Price

St David’s:

TBA

St George’s:

Bernie Graham

St Joseph’s:

TBA

St Francis:

Georgie Friend

SPOP:

Tracey Geddis (2nd overall)

Their care and dedication has been recognised by the patients whose gratitude is shown by the votes they cast each month. From these victors the first overall annual Guttmann Care Award is awarded to:

Caroline Price

Healthcare Assistant
St Patrick’s Ward
National Spinal Injuries Centre

For her outstanding commitment, loyalty and devotion to her patients and colleagues.

 

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The Poppa Guttmann Trust
Charity Number: 1134644
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