YOUR 2022 SHORTLIST!

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The 16 National BAME Health & Care Award 2022 shortlist by categories. Click each category to view: 

Compassionate and Inclusive Leader

This leader creates a culture where staff feel safe to be themselves and where everyone feels inspired to achieve their best. They “raise the bar” to ensure that the whole service responds to the needs of BAME patients and communities. They are prepared to innovate, challenging the system where necessary, while rewarding and encouraging good practice as it develops.

Ilyas Adam

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Sheeba Jefferson

Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Funmi Onamusi

Kings College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Marimouttou Coumarassamy 

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS FT

Augusta Stafford-Umughele

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Anand Ganesan

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Dr Manju C Pallam

Manchester Metropolitan University

Dr. Saeed Ahmed

Consultant Interventional Nephrologist and General Medicine Physician

Mayflor Bernal

South Tyneside and Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust

Tejal Vaghela

West Hertfordshire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Premkumar Pitchaikani

Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales

Marsha Jones

NHS-Epsom and St Heliers/ SoAC

Jas Cartwright

Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust

Dr Margaret Ikpoh

Royal College of General Practitioners/ Holderness Health

Ground-breaking Researcher

This nominee or nominated team has developed research with the potential to improve health outcomes of BAME patients and/or communities. Their primary focus has been to address the specific needs of BAME communities with recommendations on how the needs of these groups can be addressed.

 

 

Benash Nazmeen

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Nurulamin Noor

Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Sufyan Abid Dogra

Bradford Institute for Health Research

Inspiring Diversity and Inclusion Lead

This person has a job role that is predominantly to lead on race equality issues. The person strives to ensure that the views of BAME groups are heard, often asking the difficult questions to change the system. This person is a great influencer and inspires and motivates everyone around them to improve services for BAME staff and communities.

 

 

Carol Verner

Kettering General Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Liz Jenkins

Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board

Rukeya Miah

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Dr Hashim Samir

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Onika Patrick-Redhead

Royal Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Sam Ogunkoya

East London NHS Foundation Trust (ELFT)

Mr Usman Malik

NHS Arden & GEM CSU

Jaskiern Kaur

Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS FT

Sandra Ovid

NHS Epsom and St Heliers

 

Clinical Champion

This clinician is working at any level and in any service who:

(a) Puts the patient at the centre of their practice;

(b) Has demonstrated expertise in understanding and addressing health inequalities;

(c) Has developed clinical services, which meet the needs of people from BAME communities.

 

 

Judith Machiwenyika

 

Royal Papworth Hospital

Dr Louai Shammaa Notts Healthcare, HMP Gartree
Dr Tipswalo Day Hywel Dda University Health Board
Jefferson De Vera Hywel Dda University Health Board
Dr Rajeev Vaikanthanathan Ashgrove Medical Centre, Hywel Dda University Health Board
Shumel Rahman North East Ambulance Service
Digital Champion

This team or person has used technology and expertise to improve access, communication or support for BAME people, staff, patients or communities.

Dr Rizwan Malik

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Chris Martin

Hywel Dda University Health Board

 

Christy Varghese

 

Royal Papworth Hospital

Rodaluz Trinidad

Barts Health NHS Trust

 

Engagement Diversity and inclusion Team

 

North East Ambulance Service

Adnaan Qureshi

Newcastle upon Tyne hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Michelle Creese-James

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Rida Shafqat

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

 

Outstanding Contribution to Social Care

This special award will be presented to the individual whom the judges believe has made a long-term outstanding contribution to social care. Nominations are welcomed from across the care sector. Nominations are welcomed from across the care sector.

 

 

Adama Luca

Motor Neurone Disease Association Volunteer – currently a student at Southampton University in 5th year of becoming a Doctor

Sherifat Muhammad-Kamal

Muslimah’s Academy

Health and Wellbeing Advocate

This person or team has designed an innovative health prevention initiative or tool which is:

(a) Improving health outcomes for BAME employees, patients or communities;

(b) Increasing knowledge and awareness of health issues; or

(c) Improving access to prevention and screening services.

 

Atinuke Akinmolayan

Royal Free London NHS Trust

Basirat Adejumo (Bolah)

Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust

Faz Tahir

Welsh Ambulance Service

 Luxmi Dhoonmoon

Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

Jahangir Alom

NHS England and Barts Health

Dr Tahir Mehmood

NHS

Tony Kelly

NHS Birmingham and Solihull Integrated Care System

Ugonna Chukwumaife

NHS & Rehoboth for Families

Workforce Innovator

This person or team has demonstrated success in addressing inequalities and improving outcomes for BAME staff, ensuring a culture where BAME staff can thrive.

 

 

Bisi Soledolu

The Shuri Network

Francis Maina

CNWL

Na’eem Ahmed

ChelWest NHS Trust

BAME Nurse of the Year

The person is considered a role model in their team or organisation in ensuring high quality and compassionate nursing practise and ensuring a proactive approach to reducing inequities in service provision for BAME patients or BAME staff development.

 

Graham Manyere

East London NHS Foundation Trust

Anisa Mohamed

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Jennifer Pearson

University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust

Luckeenarain (Joe) Jaimangal

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Samuel Jude

 

he Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Ling’s Lynn, NHS Foundation Trust

Mrs Sharon Sundersingh

Luton and Dunstable NHS Hospitals Trust

Mrs Kokila Swamynathan

Cwm Taf Morgannwg Health Board

Mr Coumarassamy Marimouttou

British Indian Nurses Association

Louie Horne

East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust (ESNEFT)

Michelle Creese-James

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

BAME Midwife of the Year

The person is considered a role model by their team or organisation in ensuring high quality and compassionate midwifery practice and ensuring a proactive approach to reducing inequities in service provision for BAME patients or BAME staff development. 

 

Rukeya Miah

Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NH Foundation Trust

Jenis Jarvis

Barts Health NHS Trust

Soffia Ashraf

Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Joyce Adu-Amankwah

St Georges University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Emergency and Critical Care Healthcare Professional

This person has introduced a significant change to practice that improves access for patients or carers from BAME communities or improves clinical outcomes for BAME patients. 

 

Dr Nida Suri

West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust

Shumel Rahman

North East Ambulance Service

Outstanding Achievement of the Year

The person has produced a practice for BAME patients or carers or a development initiative for BAME staff that has gained national recognition as an example of good practice.

 

 

Rukeya Miah

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Loveness Scott

North East Ambulance Services

Beverly Davies

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Apollo Exconde

CUH NHS

Shabnam Ahmed

London Borough of Camden

See ME First Team

Whittington Health NHS Trust

Outstanding Corporate Achievement of the Year

The organisation has launched an initiative that improves clinical outcomes for BAME patients or shows evidence of successfully supporting the career development of BAME staff.

 

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Jennifer Pearson, Miriam Coffie and Tom Warner 

Jennifer Pearson, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. Miriam Coffie and Tom Warner- NHS England & NHS Improvement Midlands

 

Cheryl Samuels

 

NHS England and NHS Improvement

Mental Health Initiative

A service intuitive that has significantly improved access by members of the BAME community with mental health issues or clinical outcomes for BAME patients currently using the service.

 

Dr Akhtar Khan

Hywel Dda University Health Board, Wales

Soraya Kelly

Gloves are On charity

Outstanding Technology Contribution

Technological innovation either by creation of new apparatus, digital device or software development or the innovative application of existing technology that improves access to services or clinical outcomes for BAME patients.  

 

Maaha Suleiman

Care Matched

Sarah Chitongo

Middlesex University

Community Initiative of the Year

The service or organisation has been a key player in securing a community development beneficial to the local BAME population through working directly with other agencies. 

Staff Team at the Black-E Arts Centre

The Black-E Arts Centre

Community Development Outreach Team

 

Hywel Dda University Health Board

Rukeya Miah

Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust | Bradford District Care NHS Foundation Trust

Positive Action Project- NEAS

North East Ambulance service NHS Trust

British Indian Nurses Association

British Association of Physicians Of Indian Origin

Society Of African and Caribbean Midwives (SoAC)

SoAC

Lynne Bromley

Bolton NHS Foundation Trust

Rohit Sagoo

British Sikh Nurses

 

Timeline

The Awards Ceremony takes place in London on 9th June 2022, at The Royal College of Physicians, 11 St Andrews Pl, London NW1 4LE