Do you know someone or a group that has gone above and beyond in helping local people? Have they had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across Fylde and Wyre?[column]
At its annual general meeting (AGM) on 4 August, NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) wants to celebrate the outstanding contributions of people and organisations in its area who are transforming people’s lives, improving health services and putting patients, service users, carers and communities at the very heart of health and wellbeing.
NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG chair, Mary Dowling, said: “The CCG aims to commission high-quality, local health services across Fylde and Wyre. We can only do this with the tremendous help of all of our staff, volunteers and local organisations. The CCG Awards will allow these unsung individuals to be recognised for their hard work.
“This is the first time the CCG has decided to deliver an awards ceremony at the AGM and we cannot wait to read through all of the nominations. We want to hear from as many residents, workers and organisations in Fylde and Wyre as possible.”[/column][column]
Nominations are now open for the following categories:
- Patient representative of the year
- Patient Participation Group of the year
- Health innovation of the year
- GP of the year
- Clinical worker of the year
- GP practice of the year
- Making a difference award
- CCG employee of the year
- Outstanding achievement award
- CCG special contribution award – chosen by the CCG
Once you are ready to complete your nomination, please fill in our online nomination form: www.fyldeandwyreccg.nhs.uk/awards. Or you can get a paper nomination form by telephoning 01253 956400, and posting it to NHS Fylde and Wyre CCG, Derby Road, Wesham PR4 3AL.[/column]
Nominations close 12pm on 17 July 2015 (postal nominations 10 July).
For further information, please contact the CCG on 01253 956400 or email [email protected].
Notes to editors:
- NHS Fylde and Wyre Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) is the organisation responsible for planning and buying health services in the area to meet patients’ needs. This is known as ‘commissioning’.
- Led by family doctors (GPs), the CCG currently serves a population of 151,000 people across approximately 320 sq km of coast and countryside. The majority live in the urban towns of Fleetwood, Thornton, Poulton-le-Fylde, Kirkham and Lytham St Annes, but a significant proportion live in rural villages.
- The CCG receives a set amount of money from the government – around £200million in 2014/15 – and is committed to spending this wisely for the benefit of local people.
- Giving you more choice is a priority of the modern NHS. More information is available at fyldeandwyreccg.nhs.uk/choice
- The NHS Constitution sets out your rights as an NHS patient: nhs.uk/choiceintheNHS/Rightsandpledges/NHSConstitution/Pages/Overview.aspx
- There are many ways to get involved in health service developments, including joining our Influence membership scheme or your practice’s patient participation group.
- For more information about the CCG and how to get involved log onto www.fyldeandwyreccg.nhs.uk