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And the finalists are...

The Welsh Ambulance Service will host its second national staff awards ceremony, sponsored by The Ortus Group, at Llandudno’s Venue Cymru on 19 October 2017.

As well as the presentation of those traditional long service and good conduct awards, the Trust will celebrate the winners of its category awards.

More than 150 nominations were received for this year’s category awards, and over 2,500 votes were cast to determine your winners.

We are thrilled to announce that the finalists of the Welsh Ambulance Service’s Staff Awards 2017 are…

Working Together Award:

    Falls Response Service
    Kara Walsh
    Roger John
    North Non-Emergency Patient Transport Service Control and Planning Team

Taking Ownership Award:

     Nick Richards-Ozzati
     Steve Bennett
     Gavin Humphreys
     Julian Rudge

Great Listener Award:

   John Bladen
   David Sullivan
   Robin Jones



Personal Excellence Award:

      Gary Davies
      Linda Williams
      Danny Hollinger
      Stephen Miftari


Valuing Difference Award:

     LGBT Staff Network
     Dennis Moss
     Learning Disability Celebration and Learning Day Team



Inspiring Others Award:
  Leigh Clayton
  Gill Pleming
  Sharon Thorpe
  Alun Roberts


Being Better Award:

   Joanne Rees Griffiths
   Joint Response Unit
   James Evans
   PARAMEDIC-2 Trial Team



Patient’s Choice Award:

   Ashley Whittaker
   Berwyn Jones
   Paul Cleevely and Byron Williams



Gail Williams Award for Clinical and Operational Excellence
Rhys Thomas, Stephen Bowles, Chris Price, Rob Rees and Lee Jones
Louise Line, Gary Dymond, Matthew John, Eleanor Strange, Thomas Bonnell, Gareth Denman, Helen Di Franco, Ben Seabourne and Ryan Curtis

Dr Jennifer Bucknell Community First Responder Award
Llanelli CFR Team
Terence Brownhill
Pontypridd CFR Team


The winners of the special Chair’s Award and Chief Executive’s Award will be announced on the evening.


Keep abreast of all things Staff Awards by following us on Facebook (Welsh Ambulance Service) and liking us on Twitter (@WelshAmbulance) using the hashtag #WASTAwards17

Congratulations to all of our finalists.

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