Voting is now open in the Nurse and Midwife of the Year awards.

Congratulations to all those shortlisted for the Nurse & Midwife of the Year awards. Voting is open now.

Every day Nurses and Midwives work tirelessly caring for patients and their loved ones.

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The Nurse and Midwife of the Year Awards 2017 highlight those special people who show the very best of care and compassion on Nottingham’s wards and maternity suites.


The awards, sponsored by Nottingham Express Tramlink, received a fantastic response, with over 250 nominations.

The judges have shortlisted 21 staff, in 7 categories. Our Chief Nurse, Mandie Sunderland, has chosen the winner of the special ‘QMC 40’ Award.

Here is the shortlist.


Midwife of the Year

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Heather Bartram, Midwife, Lawrence Ward, City Hospital

Carrie Hayward, Community Midwife Teenage Pregnancy, Sherwood Rise Health Centre

Sharon Molineux, Labour Suite, City Hospital


Student Nurse of the Year

Jessica Flanagan

Shevon Wragg

Christina Oloughlin


Healthcare Assistant of the Year

John Marriott, Emergency Department Assistant, QMC

Gail Taylor, Discharge Coordinator, Ward C4 QMC

Nicola Brennan, Maternity Support Worker, Sherwood Rise Health Centre


International Nurse of the Year

Rehan Mosafeer, Radiology Ultrasound (B Floor)

Silvia Ghione, Staff Nurse, Ward F22, QMC

Andreia Almeida, Staff Nurse, Ward C5, QMC


Children’s Nurse of the Year

Claire Pothecary, Staff Nurse, Ward E40 Children’s Hospital

Josie Fearn, Staff Nurse, Ward E39 Children’s Hospital

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Adele Frost, Lead Nurse Children’s Long Term Ventilation, Children’s Hospital


Adult Nurse of the Year

Diane Capel, Staff Nurse, Patience Ward 1, City Hospital

Laura Hardwick, Ward Sister, Lister Ward 1, City Hospital

Karen Semillano, Staff Nurse, Haematology Day Case, City Hospital


Nurse/Midwife Leader of the Year

Lucy Gillespie, Preceptorship Support Nurse, City Hospital

Anne-Marie Riley, Deputy Chief Nurse, QMC & City Hospital

Clare Mayfield, Sister, Emergency Department, QMC


To vote for your Nurse or Midwife of the year Click here to vote .

Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony on 18 May.