The Scottish Health Awards are the most prestigious and recognised awards for those working across NHS Scotland and its partners to deliver high quality health and social care services to the people of Scotland. The awards are now well established in the Scottish calendar and recognise those that go that extra mile to improve the health and wellbeing of others.
Scottish Health Awards 2023 - Winners Announced!
The Scottish Health Awards took place at the O2 Academy in Edinburgh and the evening was filled with celebration and excitement. All the worthy winners were delighted to accept their much deserved awards from Michael Matheson MSP, Cabinet Secretary for NHS Recovery, Health and Social Care.
All of the judges found it extremely difficult to select the winners from the incredible nominations from all over the country – each story demonstrated outstanding commitment, compassion and hard work from the individuals and teams who have worked tirelessly during another challenging year for staff across the service.
Huge congratulations to all of the winners and finalists.
Please see below for a list of this year’s winners:
Sponsored by Unison NHS Lothian branch
Euan Grant, NHS Ayrshire & Arran
Sponsored by Newcross Health Solutions
Georgie Williams, NHS Tayside
Sponsored by School of Health Sciences, University of Dundee
Douglas Bell, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Sponsored by Royal College of Midwives
Jane Howie, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University, School of Health and Life Sciences
Lyn Henderson, Scottish Ambulance Service
ALLIED HEALTH PROFESSIONAL
Sponsored by Robert Gordon University
Paulina Raniszewska, NHS Lanarkshire
Sponsored by Imprivata
South Lanarkshire HSCP Community Nurses, NHS Lanarkshire
Sponsored by DrDoctor
Michael Kidd, Scottish Ambulance Service
CARE FOR MENTAL HEALTH
Sponsored by Edinburgh Napier University
Claire Bashford, NHS Lothian
TACKLING HEALTH INEQUALITIES
Sponsored by the Scottish Government
Amma Birth Companions, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
LEADER OF THE YEAR
Sponsored by Glasgow Caledonian University
Derek Kennedy, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
Sponsored by Unison Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Fiona Cruickshanks, NHS Highland
Sponsored by British Medical Association
Dr Joanna Bowden, NHS Fife
Sponsored by UNISON Scotland Health Committee
Ward 4, Forth Valley Royal Hospital Nursing Team, NHS Forth Valley
Sponsored by Public Health Scotland
Andrew Blaikie, NHS Fife
PEOPLE’S CHOICE 75th ANNIVERSARY AWARD
Sponsored by Alpha Solway
Alan McMillan, Scottish Ambulance Service
For further information on all of this year’s winners, please visit the Scottish Health Awards website.