West Wales Regional Partnership Board celebrates excellence in health and social care at inaugural awards ceremony

Health and social care staff across west Wales celebrated their achievements at special awards ceremony recently.

The West Wales Regional Partnership Board held its first award ceremony in Carmarthen to showcase the innovation, dedication and excellence of the health and social care workforce in the region.

Hywel Dda University Health Board Vice- Chairman Judith Hardisty hosted the event where staff had the chance to get together and enjoy themselves.

Mrs Hardisty said: “This year many services and staff have continued to be impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic. The challenges for staff across health and social care have been significant in continuing to manage the increasing demands upon services at a time of great uncertainty for local communities.

“As a Regional Partnership Board we are incredibly proud of the staff across all areas of health and social care in West Wales who have continued to go above and beyond.

This is our first Regional Partnership Board awards and gives us an opportunity to thank staff for their incredible work and to celebrate their successes.

“The Regional Partnership Board work on the basis of collaboration, innovation, integration and co-production. I am delighted that our awards recognise outstanding achievements in these areas as well as supporting our workforce.”

More than 60 delegates attended and shared their amazing achievements with colleagues.

Nominations for the awards were invited from all who are part of the health and social care sector in the West Wales region, including teams, groups or organisations in the public, private, voluntary or co-operative communities.

The clinical team at Paul Sartori were the winners of the Team Award for their work throughout the Covid 19 pandemic while the Pembrokeshire Supported Employment Team were also Highly Commended.