Health workers best in country at awards

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STAFF at Sheffield’s adult hospitals have been shortlisted for six prestigious awards run by the Health Service Journal - more than any other NHS trust in the country.

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust will feature heavily at the Patient Safety Awards and the Care Integration Awards, both run by the national health publication.

The Sheffield department of gastroenterology is shortlisted four times - three categories in the Patient Safety Awards and one category in the Care Integration Awards.

Staff working in diabetes care and the musculoskeletal department are shortlisted in the Care Integration Awards.

Chief executive Sir Andrew Cash said: “It is fantastic news our staff have been recognised in so many categories of these prestigious national award schemes.

“This is testament to their hard work and dedication.”

Winners will be announced at a ceremony on July 4.