"Quanfeng is a shining example to us all."
Siobhan O'Neil - Healthwatch Newcastle
A Newcastle nursing and residential home’s Clinical Lead Nurse has been awarded a prestigious Healthwatch Newcastle Star for her caring and positive nature.
Healthwatch Newcastle gathers and represents the views and experiences of children and adults on local health and social care services. They analyse and act upon the feedback provided by patients and the public, helping them to work with providers and commissioners to drive service improvements in the city. As part of their remit, when they receive positive feedback about a health or social care provider, they award a Healthwatch Star in recognition of the work done to help others in the city.
Allan Court Nursing and Residential Care Home is situated in Benwell and provides a range of care including 24/7 residential care, elderly care, younger care, end of life care, respite care and nursing care. Clinical Lead at the home, Quanfeng Evans was delighted to receive the award after being nominated by an anonymous resident or their family member.
Quanfeng has been a Clinical Lead for just four months, however she has been a Nurse since 2009 and has worked in NHS hospitals in various departments and wards.
“I’d like to thank whoever nominated me for this Healthwatch Star certificate. I am thrilled, this surprise certainly made me feel very special. I am so lucky not only get to do my favourite job but also to be recognized by service users and their families. It’s so nice to know that what I do is appreciated by our residents and their families.”
Marie Clifford, Regional Support and Quality Manager for Bond Care. praised Quanfeng.
“Her clinical skills are amazing, and she always works to a high standard of care. This award is well deserved.”
Siobhan O’Neil, Chief Executive of Healthwatch Newcastle said:
“Our Star awards are all about recognising the extraordinary people who go the extra mile every day looking after people in our care homes, hospitals, GP surgeries and other caring services in the city. Quanfeng is a shining example to us all.”
If you know a person or a service within Newcastle or Gateshead you think deserves to be recognised, let Healthwatch Newcastle know why by completing the ‘Nominate a Star’ online form at www.healthwatchnewcastle.org.uk/nominate-a-star
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Photo shows : Quanfeng and Marie with the award (Highlights PR)