Our staff

WOW! Award Winner - Michelle Swain

"Michelle encompasses all of the Trust values. She is a wonderful asset to the AAU team and to the Trust. The care and compassion she showed my friend in the last hours of her life really made a positive difference.

"She spoke to her kindly, encouragingly and reassuringly. Just watching her you can tell she loves this aspect of her job. Her face lights up when speaking to patients. My friend was treated with the utmost dignity and respect and Michelle made that happen."

WOW! Award Winner - Ward F3 Team

"Our family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the hospital and all the staff, for the care my brother's wife received and the compassionate and respectful support we were given.

"We will never forget the care we received from all the staff we saw across the hospital during these visits."

WOW! Award Winner - Overton Unit Team

"Their can do attitude, and care and attention to patients is noticeable.

"This unit has provided much needed flow with an additional 24 beds. The team has found ways around challenges and issues, and ensured that their patients are transferred to the unit at the earliest opportunity.

"A number of palliative patients were transferred, and families have been very appreciative of the care and compassion their loved ones have received."

WOW! Award Winner - Dr Wojtek Rakowicz

After sadly diagnosing a patient with a potentially life changing condition, Dr Rakowicz demonstrated our Trust's care values by answering all of the patients questions, and communicating clearly and sensitively, what the next steps were.

The nomination read: "I would like to commend Dr Rakowicz's ability to communicate this information in such a way that he made a very difficult conversation bearable.

"His manner and communication skills made an enormous difference during a very difficult consultation."

WOW! Award Winner - Critical Care Team

The team work incredibly hard to ensure they can provide the best care possible, not just to the patients, but to their relatives and friends as well.

"Our family wishes to express our sincere gratitude to the hospital and all the staff, for the care my brother's wife received and the compassionate and respectful support we were given.

"We will never forget the care we received from all the staff we saw across the hospital during these visits."

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