Stories from Putting People First Awards 2016

Putting People First 2016 Awards Ceremony

In 2016, we celebrated the achievements of our staff with a sponsored event at Sprowston Manor, near Norwich, on 5 May. The awards ceremony was the culmination of almost 200 nominations, with 2,361 staff votes cast to address the most challenging question – who, from all our deserving nominees, would be named winner. Visit our […]

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Judges’ praise for vital Norfolk service

A vital service which is finding creative ways to help some of Norfolk’s most vulnerable families to overcome complex relationship and behavioural difficulties has been highly commended by a judges at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) awards. The Compass Outreach Service, which is a partnership between NSFT, The Benjamin Foundation and Norfolk County […]

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Top award for dedicated Emma

An Assistant Practitioner who helped a teenager to rebuild her life after she was left housebound by crippling anxiety has been presented with a special award in recognition of the outstanding care she provides. Emma Wigley, who is an Assistant Practitioner with Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT), was given a Public Choice award […]

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“Remarkable” Owen picks up prize

A dedicated mental health worker who has been credited as saving a vulnerable and isolated man’s life by offering “remarkable care and understanding” has been presented with a special “Public Choice” award in recognition of his hard work. Criminal Justice Recovery Worker Owen Mutton has been commended in Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) […]

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Prestigious prize for inspirational Haley

A Peer Support Worker who has used her personal experience of mental ill health to inspire and motivate others receiving care from Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) has been awarded a prestigious prize in recognition of her hard work. Haley Gosling, who works on NSFT’s Thurne Ward at Hellesdon Hospital in Norwich, was […]

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Suffolk staff crowned ‘team of the year’

Staff at a low secure mental health unit who work closely together to make sure patients receive the highest standards of care have been awarded a sought-after accolade by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) in recognition of their dedication. Staff from Foxhall House, which is based at St Clement’s Hospital in Ipswich, were […]

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Top prize for innovative project which helps families stay together

An innovative project which has helped make sure scores of babies at risk of being taken into care can remain with their families has been awarded a top innovation prize by Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT). The Norfolk Parent Infant Mental Health Attachment Project (NPIMHAP) was presented with the accolade during the Trust’s […]

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Celebrating the staff who ‘Put People First’

Dedicated teams and individuals who go to extraordinary lengths to provide the very best care and fantastic mental health services have been celebrated at Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Putting People First Awards ceremony. The event, held at Sprowston Manor, near Norwich, on Thursday (5 May), gave the Trust, its service users and […]

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People’s Choice finalists revealed

Three individuals who have gone the extra mile to support young service users on their road to recovery have been named as finalists in Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust’s (NSFT) Public Choice Awards. Assistant Practitioner Emma Wigley, Staff Nurse Daisy Corby and Senior Nurse Jude Applin have all been shortlisted in the children, families […]

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Celebrating mental health staff who “Put People First”

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS Foundation Trust (NSFT) is delighted to announce that it is officially launching its Putting People First Awards 2016 to the public. For the first time ever, the Trust is offering members of the public and its patients the chance to give staff who work for NSFT the warmest pat on the […]

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