Hat-trick of awards for communications team

The Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital's Communications team has won three top communications awards in the regional Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Pride awards.

The CIPR awards in the East Anglian finals were held in Ipswich on December 5 and the hospital team won Gold in the following categories:

– Outstanding In-house Public Relations Team
– Best Crisis Communications, NICU PVL Outbreak
– Best Not-for-Profit campaign, Bowel Cancer Screening

The CIPR award wins follows success for the NNUH team in October in the Association of Healthcare Communicators awards. The hospital team won the AHC awards in the categories of:

– Crisis Management Award, NICU PVL Outbreak
– Best Campaign Award, Bowel Cancer Screening

Head of communications Andrew Stronach said: “Winning these awards is a fantastic achievement and is a real tribute to the small but excellent team we have. It is ever more important that the NHS communicates well with the public and media and these award-winning projects all involved communicating important, complex and difficult issues.”

The NNUH communications team is comprised of Sue Jones, Hayley Gerrard, Janice Bradfield and Andrew Stronach.

Thursday 6th of December 2007 09:00:38 AM