Thursday, 02 November 2023

Training Hub Team Attend Nursing Times Awards Final

Sefton Training Hub's Nurse Clinical Lead, Maggi Bradley along with student nurses Luke Davies, and George Henderson had an enjoyable evening at the Nursing Times Awards on the 25th October at the Grosvenor House Hotel in London. The team represented the Sefton Training Hub, after being shortlisted for the Nursing in Primary Care award at the Nursing Times Awards.

The Sefton Training Hub was shortlisted for their learning disability project "A student led approach to improving healthcare for mental health patients and those with learning difficulties in a primary care setting".

The Aquarium project, led by Maggi Bradley, aims to enhance equality, diversity and inclusion within primary care by enabling people with learning disabilities to better understand and enhance their ability to input into their healthcare choices.

The Sefton Training Hub work with local higher education establishments and receive a high level of fantastic input and feedback from student learning disability nurses into the Aquarium project. 

The Sefton Training Hub already has an award winning team as they recently won have won Partnership of the Year Award at the Student Nursing Times Awards along with Edge Hill University. 

The Nursing in Primary Care category was very competitive with 11 finalists and was ultimately won by NHS England and Newcastle GP Services, we would like to send our congratulations to the winners. 

Dr Lindsay McClelland, Clinical director of Sefton Training Hub said: ‘I am so proud of The Sefton Training Hub for making the prestigious Nursing Times Awards final. The team has developed innovative new ways to offer community placements for all student nurse disciplines, ensuring nurse students get the depth and breadth of experience they need, in order to become independent, holistic Clinicians.’

The Nursing Times Awards is a yearly celebration to showcase the innovation and best practice of nurses and midwives across the UK. You can find out more on the Nursing Times Awards website.