Pride of Derby

Ward 404 won our Pride of Derby team award in March 2014

The judges were impressed by the volume of nominations for the team on Ward 404 from both patients and visitors. There was an overwhelming feeling of patients feeling valued and cared for as individuals. Patients’ comments included:

  • “No task was too great”
  • “Always prepared to go that extra mile”
  • “Everyone is so polite and kind”
  • “Always friendly and caring”
  • “Always had a smile”
  • “Nothing is too much trouble”
  • “I’ve been wonderfully looked after”
  • “Exceptional staff”

Chris Walker, Physiotherapist, won our best inspirational leader award in March 2014

Chris demonstrated great leadership skills in the face of multiple challenges, over and above his role. It was felt he was an inspiration to other colleagues. Chris’ nominator said: “Chris is an amazing asset to Therapies and the Trust.”