Whittington Health Hero 2018 Announced!

To Herald 70 years of the NHS, Whittington Hospital held award nominations to recognise 70 extraordinary people who have contributed throughout its history.

Recipients of the awards were announced at a Whittington open day on July 5, the anniversary date and Falck are delighted to announce the award of ‘Whittington Health Hero’ was presented to one of our staff members Marcel Myers. Marcel was recognised for his outstanding efforts, commitments and professionalism by the generous staff, patients and public of Whittington Hospital.

Darren O’Brien, Site Manager commented: “Marcel who has been with us for nearly 10 years working as an Ambulance Care Assistant, is a shining example of the outstanding quality’s that Falck promote. He is always willing to help others and is well thought of by the patients, his peers and management. This is a well deserved accolade to an outstanding member of the team“

Marcel attended a very special lunchtime reception to bring together and congratulate all 70 of the awarded Whittington Health Heroes.

When asked what this award meant, Marcel told us; “I feel completely overwhelmed and extremely proud to have been given this sort of award. Although we all work as individuals I think it gives a sense of what we do here as a team. The way I see it is that I like to make the patients feel a part of everything every step of the way. Usually a lot of them are regulars you know so I see them more as friends than just patients”

James Graydon, Director of Patient Transport also commented; “I am so pleased for Marcel and to know that his caring behaviour with the patients and all those that he comes into contact with has been recognised by Whittington Hospital.”

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