Clinical Achievement Award finalists 2022
This award recognises clinicians – a team or individual – who has performed ‘over and above’ the standard expected for their role and has demonstrated consistently high quality clinical care, while achieving the highest standards of safety.
They have involved people in their own care and worked together with service users and carers to achieve the best outcomes.
Dr Jenny Axford
Consultant Psychiatrist/ Clinical Director
East Suffolk Care Group
Jenny works tirelessly to improve service user care, developing pathways and systems which focus on quality and removing barriers to offering good-quality care.
She is a strong mental healthcare advocate and works hard to improve quality of life for her service users and their carers. She has been involved in Quality Improvement projects, including improving the physical health of service users.
Jenny has also worked with Lark Ward to develop a multidisciplinary team (MDT) approach and has developed excellent recording systems which capture all staff and service users views and wishes effectively.
She has also developed an effective governance system for the Care Group and as provided support to improve the Psychiatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) outreach service for the whole Trust.
Highly commended award winners
Primary Liaison Learning Disability Team - Ipswich
Dr Yasir Hameed Consultant Psychiatrist
North Older Persons Service
Julian Hospital - Norwich