Trust Employee Runner-up at the NHS West Midlands Leadership Recognition Awards – 11/11/13

Debbie Cooper - CenterDebbie Cooper, Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust’s Vulnerable Adults and Children Lead, was runner-up at last week’s NHS West Midlands Leadership Recognition Awards (6th November).

Debbie was shortlisted for NHS Partnership/System Leader of the Year at the prestigious awards, which invited NHS staff to nominate managers who go above and beyond their role to help improve patient’s health and experience. The Partnership / System Leader Award looks for people who demonstrate a commitment to partnership working that has delivered real improvements in health and wellbeing for individuals and communities.

Debbie works tirelessly with partners across Dudley and Walsall to ensure that the Trust safeguards vulnerable adults and children in our care. She is passionate about keeping service users and their families safe and supporting staff to ensure effective and safe practice.

Chief Executive Gary Graham said: “Congratulations to Debbie for being runner-up at these awards, which is a huge achievement. Debbie deserves this recognition as she works extremely hard and is dedicated to safeguarding adult and children across Dudley and Walsall.”

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