November's Hospital Hero - Linda Simpson
28 November 2013
November's hospital hero is cognitive behavioual therapist, Linda Simpson.
Linda was nominated for her swift, professional and empathetic
actions when, during a therapy session with one of her patients,
she identified a risk at home. Linda unhesitatingly went above and
beyond her normal responsibilities to ensure that the patient
remained safe and was given appropriate therapeutic support - amply
demonstrating our values of Everybody Matters, Everything Counts
and Everyone's Responsible.
Despite the additional demands this placed on her, Linda
continued to care for her other patients in her usual competent and
caring way, as well as fulfilling her clinical work and ongoing
support for colleagues.
Linda is, said her nomination, 'self-motivated, highly
professional and always places the needs of her patients as her