WINNER: Sue Bridges

Staff Choice Awards

Clinical Achievement Award

This award recognises clinicians – a team or individual – who has performed ‘over and above’ the standard expected for their role and have demonstrated consistently high quality clinical care, while achieving the highest standards of safety. They have involved people in their own care and worked together with service users and carers to achieve the best outcomes.

The judging panel are looking for all or some of the key points highlighted in the Trust value most closely linked to this award and the specific criteria attached to this award, outlined below:


The Trust value most relevant to this award is Respectfully

This team or individual values everyone’s unique experiences and always see things from their perspective. They are always welcoming, take time to care and are professional and effective in their approach.


  • Continuously improved the quality and safety of care for our service users by removing obstacles, focusing on the purpose and being aware of their impact
  • Renowned for putting quality care and safety at the heart of service delivery
  • Developed and promoted our approach to clinical effectiveness
  • Their achievements in developing care has improved outcomes and offered the best experience for our service users and carers
  • Demonstrably works towards building the Trust as a clinically-led organisation
  • Has embedded a culture of compassion where everyone is valued and time is taken to care

  • Winner: Sue Bridges

    Sue has been recognised for her brilliant work implementing the Green Light Toolkit across the Trust through receiving a national award as the best learning disability nurse in England! Sue was one of nine nurses shortlisted in The Learning Disability Nurse Award category of The National Learnin...

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  • Finalist: Daisy Lo

    Daisy has been pre-registration pharmacist tutor for a number of years. She has excelled at this task and worked to deadlines. She has taken time to mentor the pre-reg and especially to motivate and empower the pre-reg to qualify as a pharmacist.

    Daisy produces a medicines safety update ne...

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  • Finalist: Lucy Prime

    Lucy works as a case manager within the Youth Team, supporting young people between the ages of 14 and 26, their families and carers. The majority of her allocated caseload are young people transitioning from Children’s Services to Adult Services at the age of 18 who, in some instances, hav...

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  • Early Help Pathway

    The Early Help Pathway was set up in response to the challenges experienced around growing waiting lists for treatment in the Central Norfolk Youth Service. There is a perception that brief, structured interventions cannot work with this client group. However, this team did not make any assumptio...

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  • Lisa Riches

    Lisa Riches, Clinical Nurse Specialist, has worked within the Norfolk Adult ADHD Team for just over three years. When she joined the team, she was a virtual lone practitioner, with one day medical and part-time assistant practitioner and administrative resource. In accepting the role, she effecti...

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Sue Bridges – Professional Lead | Learning Disabilities/Autism

Sue is passionate about ensuring not only that people with a Learning Disability and autism are active participants in their own care, but also have opportunities to contribute to the shape of Learning Disability services now and in the future.

Early Help Pathway | Children, Families and Young People’s Services, Central Norfolk

The team has maintained a positive position, always seeing potential in the young people they work with. The team see themselves as a guide who to help young people decide what will make a difference to their own lives – empowering young people to make positive choices.

Daisy Lo – Senior Clinical Pharmacist | Pharmacy Department

Daisy actively gets involved with her wards, is approachable and has become the ‘go to pharmacist’ in the older people’s service. She is not only highly intelligent but passionate about everything she does; she is a well-respected colleague.

Lucy Prime – Approved Mental Health Practitioner/Community Mental Health Nurse | Children, Families and Young People’s Services, Central Norfolk

Lucy works in an inclusive way ensuring that the young person’s views and opinions are acknowledged and heard. She achieves this by promoting engagement and choice, and manages complex presentations with ease and confidence.

Lisa Riches – Clinical Nurse Specialist | Adult ADHD, Central Norfolk

Lisa has worked tirelessly to shape a service and maintained a ceaselessly professional approach in her contact with service users and clinical colleagues alike. She is the virtual ‘face’ of ADHD and proved pivotal in the expansion of the ADHD service.

Congratulations to all our nominees – your dedication and commitment to quality care have been recognised by your colleagues across the Trust.