We're proud to have many award-winning services and colleagues, and finalists for prestigious national awards.


Dr Kay Harvey, consultant child and adolescent psychiatrist, received a community hero award from the parent carers voice forum in Rochdale.

  • We won three awards at the Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Champions Awards - Amy Wilcox-Jones, nursing associate won Learner of the Year; Jill Dodge, administrator at Oldham CAMHS won the Special Recognition Award; and we won the Collaboration award for our mental health joint response service with the police and Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Trust.
  • Our mental health joint response service was highly commended in the Mental Health Innovation of the Year category at the HSJ (Health Service Journal) Awards
  • Christopher Hardy, from our Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale community learning disability team, was a finalist in the Fujifilm NHS 75 photography competition, in the innovation category
  • Our digital team were shortlisted for 'Making and Impact' and 'Staffing Solution of the Year' at the Integrated Health Awards 2023.
  • In the latest NHS staff survey, we were ranked as the best place to work out of all the mental health and learning disability trusts in the North West.
  • Children’s services in Rochdale won a Municipal Journal Award for the ‘Raising Rochdale’ alliance, which includes our child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS)
  • Simon Kaye, research and innovation manager, won the Prioritising Wellbeing category at the Greater Manchester Health and Care Research Awards.
  • Our pilot mental health joint response service, in partnership with Greater Manchester Police and North West Ambulance Service, was the North West champion in the ‘excellence in mental health’ category of the NHS Parliamentary Awards
  • We won Best Employer for Diversity and Inclusion at the Nursing Times Workforce Awards. We were also finalists in three other categories: UK Employer of the Year for Nursing, Diversity and Inclusion Champion, and Best Recruitment Experience.
  • We celebrated three winners at the Royal College of Psychiatrists North West Awards.

    Dr Ankur Khanna won consultant of the year, Dr Anney Roy won speciality and associate specialist doctor of the year, and Mohammed Khan won service user of the year.

  • Zahida Warriach received a special ‘Giving Voice Award’ from the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists
  • Whittaker memory service in Tameside were finalists in the Enhancing Patient Dignity category of the Nursing Times Awards, alongside Tameside Hospital
  • Our Stockport older people's community mental health liaison team were up for the ‘Deteriorating Patients and Rapid Response Initiative of the Year’ category of the HSJ Patient Safety Awards, for their work with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • We were finalists shortlisted in the ‘Best Use of Integrated Care and Partnership Working’ category at the HSJ Patient Safety Awards, in partnership with Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Roshelle Ramkisson won ‘Psychiatric Educator of the Year’ at the national Royal College of Psychiatrists' awards.
  • Dr Tom Hewson won ‘Core Psychiatric Trainee of the Year’ at the national Royal College of Psychiatrists' awards.
  • Sheila Bekoe won the ‘admin and clerical’ category of the Unsung Hero Awards 
  • Our learning disabilities team were finalists at the Nursing Times Awards
  • Libby Bentley, charge nurse on Hope Unit, was a finalist in the Nursing in Mental Health category at the Nursing Times Awards
  • Our estates team won ‘team of the year’ at the national Design in Mental Health Awards
  • Florance Mukurira received a Royal College of Nursing North West award for ‘outstanding contribution to equality, diversity and inclusion’
  • Dr Carol-Ann McArdle received a 'lifetime achievement' award at the SAS (specialty and associate specialist) Northwest Awards
  • Dr Kenn Lee won the ‘clinical achievement’ award at the SAS Northwest Awards
  • Kim McDowell won Administrator of the Year at the SAS Northwest Awards
  • Clare Manley won the Student Nurse of the Year: Mental Health at the Student Nursing Times Awards.
  • Carol Rushton won ‘best dementia nurse specialist’ at the National Dementia Awards
  • Tariela Laindon received a Royal College of Nursing award for ‘outstanding contribution to equality, diversity and inclusion in health and social care’
  • Karen Johnson won The Queens Award for Voluntary Service
  • Linda Chadburn won ‘clinical audit professional of the year’ at the National NHS Audit Awards
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