Rewarding Sheffield's NHS heroes

A business manager from NHS Sheffield Clinical Commissioning Group was among the first ever regional winners of the Our Health Heroes Awards.

Sunday, 11th December 2016, 1:48 pm
Michelle Oakes.

The new awards scheme was established to celebrate the work of the thousands of healthcare support workers who keep the NHS running behind the scenes.

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And Michelle Oakes received the award for ‘Operational Services Worker of the Year’ at UNISON’s headquarters in London.

Christina McAnea, UNISON’s head of health, said: “Without support staff like porters, cleaners and administrative staff, the NHS would very quickly grind to a halt. Despite the huge squeeze in resources, this dedicated band of employees works tirelessly, under often incredible pressures.”