Do you know an individual or a group that has gone above and beyond in helping local people Live Well?
Have they had a positive impact on the health and wellbeing of residents across mid Essex?
The Marvels of Mid Awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of people and organisations across Braintree, Chelmsford and Maldon who are transforming people’s lives, improving health services and putting patients, service users, carers and communities at the very heart of health and wellbeing in mid Essex.
Award Categories and Criteria
Please click on a category to view nomination criteria.
Primary Care Award
We are looking for a professional or team within mid Essex primary care that has gone above and beyond their role to help people in their community, to stay well and get the care they need. This is open to all employees working in GP surgeries, clinics or pharmacies across the area and will be awarded to anyone or any team who displays a commitment to support people and or colleagues in their practice.
Volunteer of the Year
We are looking for a local individual who has shown commitment to people in mid Essex through their voluntary work. They will have demonstrated selflessness in giving up their time to support a member, or members, of their community and be passionate about the wider community supporting each other.
Celebrating Diversity Award
We are looking for an individual or a team, who are able to demonstrate that they have actively worked to change culture with innovative approaches to engaging people through equality, diversity and inclusion, improving access for hard to reach communities and services for patients.
Individual Patient Participant of the Year
We’re looking for a volunteer or representative who has gone above and beyond in their position helping the CCG. This person will not be a CCG member of staff, but someone from the community who is driven to help the CCG at any level. This award is to acknowledge their generous commitment of time, support and inspiration, and to recognise their enduring commitment to NHS Mid Essex CCG.
Patient Participation Group (PPG) of the Year
We’re looking for a Patient Participation Group (PPG) that can demonstrate an excellent working relationship with their practice, which has made a real difference to the patients. In recognition of a group’s exemplary performance and team commitment and to celebrate excellence in participation between primary care and communities, including patients, service users, carers and the public and for the many devoted hours of encouragement and help the group has given unselfishly to our organisation.
The Mid Essex Live Well Award
An individual or team in mid Essex who has made an exceptional contribution to helping mid Essex Live Well. Entries can come from any sector but will need to demonstrate an outstanding commitment to making a difference to the local health and wellbeing economy.
The Selection Process
The CCG will review all nominations (based on the criteria above) and shortlist four for final review. A selection panel, consisting of Carol Anderson (MD for MECCG), Anne-Marie Garrigan (Lay Member MECCG), Dr David Sollis (Healthwatch Essex) and Lorraine Jarvis (Chelmsford CVS). Where possible, we will anonymise the applications before they are sent to be reviewed by the final panel. Deadline for nominations to be recieved has been extended to 5pm September 112016. Any nominations received after the deadline will not be eligible.
Winners will be announced at an awards ceremony at the Mid Essex CCG Annual General Meeting on September 29 2016.