Recent Nominations

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    Delivery Suite Team | Maternity Services - Delivery Suite

    Louise Martin | Clinical Midwifery Manager | Maternity Services

    Hannah Sharp | Midwife | Maternity Services - Delivery Suite

    Hannah, in particular, went above and beyond the call of duty. She spent an entire shift caring, exclusively, for my wife during a very difficult labour, remaining positive throughout. Her professional advice was timely and she displayed the strength of character to defend her patients decisions a...

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    Karen Russell | Staff Nurse | Emergency Department

    Grace Darmanin | Staff Nurse | Emergency Department

    Whilst in A&E for one day, my repeated requests for assistance and advice were rapidly and fully obtained and given in a most pleasant manner. A credit to the unit! Thank you.

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    Mary Varghese | Sister | Ward F1

    Ward F1 Team | Ward F1

    Mary is very friendly and a first class sister. She is efficient in her job, selfless and always thinks of others. The Ward F1 doctors and staff are hardworking and provided first class treatment for me and my family. I greatly appreciate how I was looked after by every member of staff. Thank yo...

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    Mary Varghese | Sister | Ward F1

    Mary Varghese is just wonderful. She has a very high level of compassion and patient care. Her grace and sense of humour are exemplary in the face of adversity and sometimes very rude patients. In my judgement her leadership skills are also excellent. She has made an emergency visit a pleasure. ...

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    Ward F1 Team | Ward F1

    I think Ward F1 is fantastic; they have treated me very well. No one could have done more, even to cutting off my knickers which were too tight.

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    Avril Bath | Nurse Colposcopist | Women's Health Unit - Colposcopy

    Having an abnormal smear after 4 years infertility, 3 x IVF, plus one pregnancy is frightening. Avril was patient, respectful, gentle, courteous, thorough and explained everything from confidentiality to procedures and enough science that I could understand. She was professional and I felt she sin...

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    Alton and Basingstoke Cardiac Rehab Team | Alton and Basingstoke Cardiac Rehab

    The whole team work incredibly hard and always with a smile. They are easy to talk to and if I have any problems I know that I can go to them for advice.

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    Robert Mackereth | Optometrist | Ophthalmology

    This is not the first time my mum (Marlene) has been seen by Rob in one of the eye clinics. The care and compassion he shows my mum is outstanding. He is so thorough and his attention to detail goes above and beyond. I work in the hospital as a midwife myself and think Rob deserves this award. H...

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    Catering Department Team - BNHH | Facilities - Catering

    During my stay (11/2 - 3/4) I found the food excellent, especially the prunes for breakfast and a great variety of soups (homemade?). For the first five days I was in bed I was only allowed water and no food!! Once I was allowed solid food I found it excellent, as was every member of staff I encou...

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    Nicole Madyarapanze | Healthcare Assistant | Ward F3

    In a brilliant galaxy that is the F3 team, Nicole Madyarapanze is a shining star. She combines compassionate care with cheeriness and a good sense of humour that makes it a real pleasure to have her attend to me. I believe a bright and fulfilling career in nursing awaits her, for which she has my ...

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    Ronnie Villangca | Clinical Support Practitioner | Candover Suite

    Candover Suite Team | Candover Suite

    All doctors, nurses and health workers make an excellent, sympathetic and patient team. Hard to nominate, but we found Ronnie very conscientious with taking time out and nothing was too much trouble. Also, this applies to Jennie who has a permanently lovely smile and was always very helpful with a...

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    Alice Bell | Healthcare Assistant | Isolation Ward (Internal)

    Alice is the biggest asset to the Isolation team. She is prompt, hard working and dedicated to the patients that she cares for. I can always rely on her when required. It is impossible to give you enough praise for what you do for your colleagues and patients. Nothing is ever too much. You do no...

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    Bex Petchey | Staff Nurse | Women's Health Unit (Internal)

    Bex was the most helpful and professional nurse throughout my stay. She was very friendly, but understanding and assisted me when needed.

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    Charlie's Day Unit Team | Charlie's Day Unit

    Ward G2 Team | Clinical Lead | Ward G2

    Staff were incredible, showed excellent compassion and gave clear explanations of the investigations/treatment needed. One assistant went out of her way to make me a decaf tea which was greatly appreciated!!

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    Diagnosis and Treatment Centre Team | Diagnosis and Treatment Centre (DTC)

    Operation due to take place on D Ward, due to bed issue moved to C Ward for operation and after recovery into the DTC for an overnight stay. The staff (all levels) were very professional, caring, friendly and helped out when required and made my stay very comfortable.

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    Women's Health Unit Team | Women's Health Unit

    The whole Women's Health Unit looked after me so much before and after my operation, during a very frightening time for me. Thank you all so much.

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    Dr Kevin Camden-Smith | Consultant | Anaesthetics (Internal)

    Over a weekend on call Dr Camden-Smith volunteered to provide extra trauma lists and then stayed back so we could operate on all the elderly fracture patients. He volunteered to do this. He always provides an exemplary service for trauma and is a pleasure to work with. This was an example of the h...

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    Diagnosis and Treatment Centre Team | Diagnosis and Treatment Centre (DTC)

    DTC staff were very attentive during my excessive wait for the pharmacy to fulfil the post op prescription (almost 4 hours)

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    Diagnosis and Treatment Centre Team | Diagnosis and Treatment Centre (DTC)

    The nursing and health care staff at DTC made me feel at home before op. Surgeon and anaesthetist was very informative on my options for my procedure. Well done Team at DTC you do a great job.

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    Endoscopy Department Team | Endoscopy BNHH

    Nominate the whole team. They all deserve an Oscar! Had endoscopy in Frimley Park several years ago, the whole procedure was awful, so I felt anxious this time. But the team in this place have taken away all fear and I would recommend anyone to come here.

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    Endoscopy Department Team | Endoscopy BNHH

    If all staff were as friendly and helpful the NHS would have a better name. The rest of Basingstoke Hospital could take a leaf from them, makes me proud of the NHS.

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    Ward D4 Team | Ward D4

    My situation whilst not at all encompassing as many of the unfortunate patients on the D4 orthopaedic ward at Basingstoke Hospital, I was treated with great efficiency and a professional approach by all of the team members, at every level. It is therefore unfair to single out single team members, f...

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    Trudi Nicholls | ED Flow Navigator | Emergency Department (Internal)

    Trudi is a dynamic, proactive member of the team. She works extremely hard to ensure there is patient flow within the emergency department. Trudi ensures that patients are always safe prior to transfer. She builds good working relationships between departments and has often supported other depart...

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    Alexandru Geletiu | Staff Nurse | Ward C4

    Christopher and I were totally impressed by all that Alex did whilst on Ward C4 both before and later after his surgery. He works very hard and was always most respectful, kind and caring in everything he did, added to this is his common sense and real knowledge for what was needed for Christopher'...

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    Ward C4 Team | Ward C4

    We found the entire team on Ward C4 remarkable; they worked very hard during their long hours on duty and it was reassuring to see the same member of staff on and off. We found them kind and caring and dedicated to their work to name just a few whose names I learnt - Nikki, Hannah, Pat, Jo, the ama...

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    Ward G2 Team | Clinical Lead | Ward G2 (Internal)

    I am proud to be part of such an amazing team on G2 Ward. We all work extremely hard under lots of pressure and lack of staff, but we cope, because we all support one another. This ward wouldn't work without the caring, hard working and just fabulous staff that we have, it includes Rachel M, all m...

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    Sophia Beeby | CT1 | Anaesthetics

    We were leaving Orthopaedics where my mother is having her knee replaced. On the way out we met an anaesthetist called Sophia who stopped to talk to my 5 year old daughter. She spent 5 minutes talking to her and looking at her body book with her (my daughter wants to be an 'operations bone doctor'...

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    Emergency Department Team BNHH | Emergency Department

    Unfortunately we had to visit A&E on Saturday 16 March 2019 as my sister was in acute pain. From the time we arrived we were treated quickly, efficiently and calmly. The nurse we saw first (Michelle) was so kind and reassuring. The receptionists were amazing as always. Thank you for your co...

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    Laura Entwistle | Band 5 Physiotherapist | Therapy Services - Phystiotherapy

    Laura is friendly and helpful, happy to customise the recommended exercises to personal capabilities. Laura is always cheerful and positive, which is essential while the patient is in pain and despair. Thank you to be so professional and patient.

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    Chloe De'ath | Healthcare Assistant | Coronary Care Unit (CCU)

    Jessica Warner | Healthcare Assistant | Cardiology

    The dynamic duo of Chloe and Jessica brought a laugh and a smile to the ward every day. At the same time were very professional and efficient. A credit to the NHS xx

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    Poppy Bishop | Lead Counsellor | Palliative Care

    I went to Poppy for counselling, due to my dad recently passing away in hospital from bowel cancer. Poppy was excellent on my first meeting with her and made me feel at ease to talk through my issues. Poppy's understanding of my experience of loss was remarkable and I found her manner very positiv...

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    Elanor Edwards | Staff Nurse | Ward C3

    I nominate Elanor for being such a kind and pleasant nurse to us all day when clearly it was one of those days - if it could go wrong, it surely did!

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    Louise Eastment | Healthcare Support Worker | Ward G2

    Absolutely fantastic care received. Made both my son and I feel at ease and kept us informed at every step. Felt more like private one on one healthcare and nothing was too much to ask. Great little stay. I don't think he wanted to leave!

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    Abolaji Atomode | Clinical Fellow ED | Emergency Department

    For the care and how he made me feel at ease. He was above and beyond the call of duty. He was very thorough and caring. My husband is very sick and he made him feel at ease, also explained what was happening and going to happen next. I nominate him for a WOW! award.

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    Lidia Opar | Agency Registered Nurse | ACU

    I nominate Lidia for an award as she was above and beyond yesterday giving nursing care to my husband in A&E major 2. She has excellent nursing standards and you could not fault her in anything, from arranging an x-ray, taking blood, her overall manner was excellent.

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    Abigail Wren | Governance Co-ordinator | Governance (Internal)

    I have recently undertaken some project work and needed large volumes of governance information, graphs and support completing a report I had been tasked with. Abi has been my 'go to' person throughout this; for data gathering, organising and populating graphs for me and general governance questi...

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    Dr Harriet Gordon | Consultant | Gastroenterology

    Dr John Gordon | Consultant Gastroenterologist | Gastroenterology

    I had a procedure last week with both Dr Harriet Gordon and Dr John Gordon and I'm now as fit as a fiddle. What excellent, A1 service. It has now solved my problem. I have not been able to eat solid food for over 2 years. Even the gastro unit phoned me on Friday to make sure that I was ok, whi...

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    Dr Carl Brookes | Medical Director for Professional Development | Cardiology (Internal)

    The Pharmacy Department | Pharmacy (Internal)

    Dr Davies Danquah-Boateng | SHO | Medical Services (Internal)

    Becky Lane | Staff Nurse | Ward F2 (Internal)

    Therapy Services Team - BNHH | Therapy Services (Internal)

    Carl Brookes, Becky Lane, Davies Danquah-Boateng and colleagues from Pharmacy and Therapies set up a team to look after medical patients on surgical and orthopaedic wards. They ensured our patients had timely and safe care and ward staff were supported to look after patients with medical problems. ...

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    Jennie Mullins | Healthcare Assistant | Ward C3

    Very professional in her conduct, very knowledgeable and informative. Caring and easy to get along with, making patients feel comfortable.

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    Siobhan Bennett | Dietetic Secretary | Therapy Services - Dietetics (Internal)

    Siobhan has been our secretary for almost 18 years, and has been an ocean of calm, stability, and kindness in our forever developing department. She has adapted to many changes over the years but has never lost her caring and compassion approach to staff and patients alike. She will always manage ...

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