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Right Arrow Nominate your NHS hero in 2016 Pride Awards
04 March 2016 at 14:00
Do you know a member of staff working at our hospitals or in our community health services who deserves special recognition?

Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust annual Pride Awards take place on Friday 17 June.

They are for hospital staff and teams or those working in community health services, who deserve special recognition for their excellence and professionalism.

Staff nominate their colleagues in seven different categories.

A separate People’s Choice Award is for patients and families to show their individual appreciation to a particular member of staff or team.

Nominations are now open at:

Ann Marr, interim Chief Executive, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust, said: “The annual Pride Awards is a fantastic opportunity for the community to support their NHS heroes.”

Nominations close at midnight on Saturday 2 April 2016.

The Trust provides community and hospital healthcare across north Sefton and West Lancashire. Each year its staff treat more than a quarter of a million outpatients and care for 60,000 inpatients.

Businesses across Formby, Southport, West Lancashire interested in sponsorship opportunities at the Pride Awards should email

Issued by Dickie Felton
Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust

Telephone 01704 705061
Twitter @SONHSTrust

Notes for editors

1. Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust manages Southport and Formby District General Hospital and Ormskirk and District General Hospital, and is responsible for many community healthcare services for adults in Southport, Formby and West Lancashire. We also provide sexual health services across Sefton and West Lancashire. The North West Regional Spinal Injuries is operated by the Trust at Southport hospital. In 2014/15, we saw 270,141 outpatients; treated 59,808 inpatients; made 280,831 home visits in the community; supported the birth of 2,747 babies; and attended to 110,620 urgent care cases. The Trust employs 3,472 staff.