REACH 2022 – Ceremony date announced and voting now OPEN for the Proud to Care Award

We are delighted to announce the date of Combined Healthcare’s REACH staff Awards 2022.

The event will take place once more as a face-to-face event on the evening of Thursday 10th November 2022 in the ballroom at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Stoke-on-Trent.

Invitations to book places will be sent out to our staff once shortlisting has been completed.

For those not able to attend in person, the whole event will be livestreamed – plus this year, for the very first time, we will also be live broadcasting the REACH Virtual Reality Experience – so anyone with a VR headset can enjoy the best seat in the house!

We are also delighted to announce that voting is now OPEN for all Combined Healthcare staff to submit their vote for one of 20 candidates in the 2022 Proud to CARE Award. Votes can be placed by clicking here.

Congratulations to the following people and teams nominated by their colleagues for this year’s Proud to Care Award:

Sharon Ballantyne – HCSW

Phillipa Boulton – Workforce Information & Reporting Officer

Emma Chatterton – Senior Nurse- A&T

Lymebrook Community Mental Health Team 

Richard Dale – Senior Mental Health Practitioner

Mandy Dance – Recruitment Administrator

Kerry Davani – Senior mental health nurse

Charlotte Edwards – Healthcare support worker

Alastair Forrester – Deputy Director of Nursing

Georgina Fox – Assistant Psychologist

David Hilton – Activity Worker

Laura Jones – interim service manager

Kath Salt – Broom Street

Joanne Taylor – Clinical Lead

Paula Taylor – Recruitment Administrator

Emma Turner – TCP Complex Case Manager

Jenny Walchester – Support Manager

Phil Wardle – Advanced Nurse Practitioner

Mark West – HCSW

Julie Wilkinson – Support Time Recovery worker

The REACH Awards give us all the opportunity to look back over the past year, take a moment to recognise outstanding accomplishments and shine a well-deserved spotlight on the positive outcomes of the year.  

The ceremony is also a great way for staff to learn about each other’s successes and to publicly thank staff, teams, volunteers and service user representatives who have made an exceptional contribution.

This year’s awards recognises outstanding achievements in the following categories:

  • Diversity & Inclusion Award
  • Leading with Compassion Award
  • Learner of the Year Award
  • Partnership Award
  • Proud to CARE Award (staff-voted award)
  • Research & Innovation Award
  • Rising Star Award
  • Service User and Carer Council Award (decided by the Service User and Carer Council)
  • Team of the Year Award
  • Unsung Hero Award
  • Volunteer/Service User Representative of the Year Award
  • Chairman’s Award (decided by the Chair)