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Hospital Heroes 2019 - Patients' Choice award

Nominations for the 2019 Patients' Choice awards are now open!

Dedicated staff at Southend University Hospital have been proving themselves to be everyday heroes to patients and their families, day in and day out.

Joining forces with The Echo, for the seventh consecutive year, the Trust is on a quest to discover its own Hospital Heroes as nominated by you, the public.

Nominated individuals or teams can demonstrate any of the following criteria:

  • they take the time to care for others
  • they are good communicators, caring with compassion and empathy, treating others with dignity and respect
  • they respect patients' time, giving others choice and independence
  • they involve patients in their treatment decisions and choices
  • they are sensitive to the needs of others 

Who will you be nominating for the award this year?

You can download an application form (Word document) below and either complete electronically and email back to us or print and post to us via:

Email:   hospital.heroes@southend.nhs.uk

Post:   Hospital Heroes Awards, c/o The Lodge, Southend University Hospital NHSFoundation Trust, Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff-on-Sea, Essex, SS0 0RY

Due to popular demand, we have extended the deadline for nominations to Friday 9 August 2019. After nominations close you will get to vote for the winner of the Patients Choice category.