THE Welsh Ambulance Service honoured its workers and volunteers at its fourth annual Employees Awards ceremony final night time (Wednesday 09 October 2019).

Greater than 300 company gathered at Cardiff Metropolis Corridor to have fun the contributions of long-serving workers, in addition to the winners of class awards, together with the brand new Staff of the 12 months Award and Welsh Language Award.

Within the ceremony hosted by Welsh tenor Wynne Evans, the Lord Lieutenant of South Glamorgan, Mrs Morfudd Meredith, introduced Her Majesty the Queen’s Lengthy Service and Good Conduct Medals in addition to the awards for 20, 30 and 40 years of service.

Fifteen class awards had been additionally introduced to workers, volunteers and members of the general public in recognition of their excellent work.

Near 200 nominations had been acquired for this 12 months’s class awards, and 11,000 votes had been solid on finalists.

Jason Killens, the Welsh Ambulance Service’s Chief Govt, mentioned: “In an organisation comparable to ours, there are such a lot of individuals giving their greatest all year-round, doing unbelievable issues.

“This was their night time, the time for hard-earned acknowledgment, despite the fact that none of them do what they do to obtain an award.

“We’re surrounded by selfless, devoted individuals, and internet hosting this ceremony was the least we might do to recognise their achievements.”  

Chair Martin Woodford added: “These awards have to be among the many greatest ever to this point.

“The extent of emotion was definitely at its highest and it actually was a particular second to see all these excellent individuals receiving the popularity they deserve.

“If it had been as much as me I’d give an award to all of the finalists; the judging panel should have had an extremely arduous job.

“Properly completed to all awardees.”

The Belief wish to thank its fundamental sponsor Ortus in addition to class sponsors, GMB, Lawray Architects, Swansea College’s School of Human and Well being Sciences and Ridler Webster.

Editor’s Notes

The winners had been:

Gail Williams Award for Medical and Operational Excellence – Stephen Banks and Will McFarland

For managing to efficiently management a particularly complicated and extreme groin haemorrhage saving the affected person’s life.

Dr Jennifer Bucknell Neighborhood First Responder Award – Rosalind Hemmings

A volunteer for greater than 15 years, Rosalind has grow to be the function mannequin in her group

Welsh Language Award – Llinos Jones

For volunteering to develop and ship a medical instructing session within the Welsh language in her personal time.

Nice Listener Award – Dylan Lewis

For being an distinctive communicator who dedicates time to take heed to individuals, boosting the morale of his crew.

Inspiring Others Award – sponsored by GMB – Jason Sadler

For uplifting others via his distinctive coaching, selling teamwork and adapting to his viewers.

Studying and Innovation Award – sponsored by Swansea College (School of Human and Well being Sciences) – Georgina Passmore

For endeavor a novel piece of labor on pressure-related accidents, creating e-learning and elevating consciousness.

Medical Contact Centre Award – Ashley Web page

A name handler and Neighborhood First Responder, Ashley raises consciousness in faculties and has efficiently dealt with very tough calls.

Emergency Medical Providers Award – Ashley Whittaker and Catherine O’Connor

For enhancing the expertise of end-of-life care sufferers.

NEPTS Award – Aaron Evans

For his distinctive management and invaluable function performed in transferring work for Hwyel Dda College Well being Board.

Assist Providers Award – Anna Mills

For being a useful colleague and vastly influential dementia champion.

Staff of the 12 months Award – Sponsored by Lawray Architects – Tony Crandon and the Make Prepared Depot Staff

Although not seen, the massive contribution to the Welsh Ambulance Service of this extremely pleasant crew has been invaluable.

Public Recognition Award – Daisy Bamsey

For displaying an unbelievable act of bravery trying to assist an individual in a home hearth.

Folks’s Alternative Award – Gino Matrella

For making a distinction by offering an excellent degree of care to a affected person with dementia and her household.

Chair’s Award – Cardiff Avenue Pastors

These are volunteers who work tirelessly to offer assist, with out judgement, to individuals within the streets of Cardiff.

Chief Govt’s Award – Rory Robinson

Yearly, Rory allows over 1,400 youngsters to be taught life-saving expertise via the Pembrokeshire Essential Crew initiative.

For extra data, please electronic mail Communications Specialist, Baptiste Fesselet at or name Baptiste on 01633 626224.


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