The BHF Alliance Awards 2017

BHF Alliance Award winners Congratulations to all Alliance members who have been shortlisted for the BHF Alliance Awards 2017.

We will be proud to honour those working to change the heart health of the nation at the BHF's Alliance Awards ceremony taking place at the British Cardiovascular Society (BCS) Conference in Manchester on Tuesday 6 June. The awards will be presented at the Annual Dinner and will recognise the staff and organisations that have shown excellence in cardiovascular care over the past year. 

Thank you to all those who entered the awards this year. The standard of the entries was impressive and each one of the nominees should be proud of their achievements.

BHF Champion

  • Roisin Dorrian (Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse, Downe Hospital, Northern Ireland)
  • Megan Lishman (Health and Fitness Manager, Greenwich Leisure Ltd, Cumbria)

Rising Star

  • Jennifer Hannay (Senior Exercise Physiologist - Cardiovascular Rehabilitation, Wirral Community NHS Foundation Trust, Birkenhead)
  • Viki Jenkins (Heart Failure Nurse Specialist, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Wales)
  • Maggie Simpson (Senior Nurse Specialist - Adult Congenital Service, Golden Jubilee National Hospital, Clydebank, Scotland)

Integrated Care

  • Airedale Cardiac Rehabilitation Team (Airedale NHS Foundation Trust, West Yorkshire)
  • Susanne Christie and Connie Dunbar (Arrhythmia and Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurses Specialists, NHS Tayside)
  • Integrated Heart Failure Team (University Hospitals Southampton)

Leadership and Engagement

  • Mark Campbell (Clinical Referrals Manager, Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council)
  • Janet Reid and Jill Nicholls (Scottish Heart Failure Hub Co-ordinators, Scottish Government)
  • Rachel Owen (Clinical Nurse Specialist Cardiac Rehabilitation and Lead CV Nurse Wales Cardiac Network, Cardiff and Vale University Health Board)

Team of the Year

  • Cardiac Assessment Nurses (Royal Stoke University Hospital, Stoke-on-Trent)
  • Inpatient Heart Failure Service (Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter)
  • Pharmacy Technicians Team (Greater Glasgow and Clyde, Glasgow)
  • Rugby Cardiac Rehabilitation Team (University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire NHS Trust, Coventry)