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By Matthew Bates Thursday 10 January 2013 Updated: 11/01 11:30
CITY health workers are among those to be branded NHS heroes in a national scheme.
Ten teams in Coventry were recognised as part of the campaign to reward top work done by staff who improve the lives of patients - who voted for their winners - within the NHS.
All winners worked within mental health and community services across the area.
Each winner received a certificate signed by NHS chief executive David Nicholson at a special ceremony.
Local Partnership NHS Trust chair Martin Gower said: "Early Intervention Teams do a really difficult job, reaching out to young people who need care and support across our community.
"All too often, their work goes unseen, so this award is especially gratifying."
Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership NHS Trust’s 10 NHS Hero award winners:
Early Intervention Team, based at Swanswell Point
Young Onset Dementia Team, Caludon Centre
Rano Bains, equality and diversity lead, Wayside House
Julie Kiley, administration manager, Paybody Unit
Helen O'Brien, deputy information manager, Wayside House
Sarah-Anne Randell, healthcare assistant, The Manor, Nuneaton
Elaine Jones, community health support worker, The Loft, Bedworth
Oakwood Day Treatment Service, Nuneaton
Service User Volunteer Group, Early Intervention Service, Nuneaton
Chris Maguire, therapies lead, Knowle
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