The comments came as we look ahead to this year’s Best of Health Awards, which are taking place in April.
At 2019’s ceremony, South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust’s midwives took home a special maternity award – and your stories make it easy to see why.
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'Very well deserved' - community's praise for Sunderland and South Tyneside midwives
Here are some of your messages of support for our midwives:
Kelly Boyce Lowson: “Sunderland maternity unit Sydney Graves, she’s absolutely amazing she was my midwife when I had to be started off with my Patsy in June last year, can’t thank her enough.”
Jean Burnip: “The whole of the midwifery team at Sunderland were amazing during and after the births of both my daughter and son Joe. Well done to all.”
Donna Thompson: “Very well deserved! Congratulations.”
Anne Lowerson: “Congratulations to all midwifery staff! I trained as a midwife there way back in 1975!”
Christine Barker: “Amazing maternity unit. Very lucky to have it on our doorstep.”
Claire Gilby: “Fantastic midwifes, they do a brilliant job my midwife Helen was fab. Couldn’t thank her enough.”
Liz Cairns: “Fantastic! They do an amazing job with so few resources.”
Linda Massingham: “Congratulations ladies.”
Susan Hodgson: “Forever grateful.”
How to enter:
To nominate, send your name, address and telephone number, as well as your email address, if applicable.
Remember to include the category you are putting your nominated cause into.
Also send the name of the person you wish to nominate, as well as their address, telephone number and email (if known).
Send them by visiting www.nehealthawards.co.uk, emailing [email protected], or posting to Lynn Wild, North East Business and Innovation Centre (BIC), Wearfield Enterprise Park East, Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, SR5 2TA.
GP/GP Practice of the Year
Dentist/Dental Practice of the Year
Pharmacist/Pharmacy of the Year
Hospital Doctor of the Year
Nurse of the Year
Optometrist of the Year
Therapist of the Year
Midwife of the Year
Care Worker of the Year
Unsung Hero/Customer Service of the Year