People across Worcestershire are being asked to vote for their favourite hospital hero. 

Patients from the Alexandra Hospital, Kidderminster Hospital, Treatment Centre or Worcestershire Royal Hospital are being asked to nominate a member of staff, a team, or a Trust volunteer.

The hospital hero will be awarded the Patients Choice Award which will be announced in Autumn's Recognition Awards.

The awards will celebrate NHS staff and volunteers across Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust.

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On this year’s recognition awards, Matthew Hopkins, Chief Executive of Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust said: "As we enter the third year of the Covid pandemic, our teams across our hospitals remain resolutely focussed on putting our patients first despite the many challenges they face.

“They can, and should, feel proud of the many ways in which they have worked together to overcome these challenges.

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“Our awards ceremony is an important opportunity to reflect on everything they have achieved and to say thank you for their commitment, courage and compassion.”

Sophie Burt, Head of Fundraising and Community Development said: “We are really looking forward to hearing from our local community and hearing the many wonderful stories of the extraordinary efforts made by our staff every day to make sure our patients have the very best experience of care.”