2015 Shortlist

Thursday 4 November | Grosvenor House Hotel

Care Maker of the Year

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  • Mariam Babatunde,  University of Greenwich
  • Michelle Hudson, Teesside University
  • Sarah O'Donnell, University of Bradford
  • Laura Grimley, Staffordshire University
  • Ruth Perez-Merino, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Tracie Jones, University of Wolverhampton
Educator of the Year

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  • Val Howatson, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Dr Aisha Holloway, University of Edinburgh
  • Anne Felton, University of Nottingham
  • Ronnie Meechan, Kingston University
  • Heulwen Morgan Samuel, Swansea University
  • Amanda Collins-Eade, University of Greenwich
  • Hephzibah Samuel, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Anne McCarthy, Coventry University
  • Victoria Jones, University of South Wales
Education Provider of the Year - Post Registration

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  • Brunel University London
  • Buckinghamshire New University
  • Teesside University
  • University of Edinburgh
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Stirling
  • University of York
Education Provider of the Year (pre-registration) 


  • Edinburgh Napier University
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • Teesside University
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Nottingham
  • University of Stirling
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • University of Worcester
Mentor of the Year

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  • Hilary Shoesmith, Caritas Group Practice
  • Sarah Matthewson, Your Healthcare
  • Anita Winfield, South West London and St George's Mental Health Trust
  • Janette Irving, Bradford District Care Trust
  • Anneka Field, Mid Cheshire Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Sarah Leanne Woolston, University of Teesside
Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year

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  • Louise Goodyear, Wolverhampton University
  • Georgia-Maia Oliphant, University of Central Lancashire
  • Kerry Parkinson, University of Manchester
  • Louisa Power, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Lena Dalton, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Katie Sutton, University of Salford
  • Laura Grimley, Staffordshire University
  • Nikki Yun, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
  • Kyle West, The University of Stirling
Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs

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  • Dorcas Lambert, University of Bradford
  • Nicola Fisher, University of Nottingham
  • Louisa Power, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Rebecca Richards, Plymouth University 
  • Victoria Arthur, University of Manchester 
  • Joel Stanton, London South Bank University
  • Corrinne Taylor, Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Laura Grimley, Staffordshire University
  • Ashley Mehnert, Teesside University
Partnership of the Year
  • Facing reality: The use of simulation to help facilitate the transition from student to qualified nurse, The Pennine Acute Hospitals Trust and the University of Salford
  • Psychological trauma-informed care, University of Stirling and NHS Forth Valley
  • Development and enhancing clinical placement within private, voluntary and independent sector, University of Derby and Health Education East Midlands 
  • Blurring the lines, Bournemouth University and Yeovil District Hospital Foundation Trust
  • European Midwives Orientation Programme, University of Greenwich and Lewisham and Greenwich Trust
  • Developing a Pan London Practice Assessment Document (PLPAD) to assess pre-registration nursing students, Nine universities in London region with their 72 practice partner trusts funded by 3 London Local Education and Training Boards
  • MMU Patient Partnership: Supporting health initiatives in the local community, Manchester Metropolitan University and Thornley House Medical Centre
  • Masters of nursing in clinical research: a partnership innovation, University of Edinburgh and NHS Lothian
Student Midwife of the Year

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  • Rosie Hotchin, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Emma Rose, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Jonathan Cliffe, Bangor University
  • Sophie Anna Spittle, Anglia Ruskin University
  • Victoria Arthur, University of Manchester 
  • Angela Yates, University of Huddersfield
  • Amy Sampson-Brown, Anglia Ruskin University
Student Nurse of the Year: Adult

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  • Callum Metcalfe, University of East Anglia
  • Steven Dunkley, City University
  • Michelle Hudson, Teesside University
  • James Jolly, University of Cumbria
  • Suzannah Wilton, Baker Swansea University
  • Kirsty Jones, Swansea University
  • Tynam Payne, Swansea University
  • Rachel Herlihy, Birmingham City University
  • Kyle West, The University of Stirling
  • Elizabeth Pinder, Leeds Beckett University 
Student Nurse of the Year: Children
  • Colette Smith, Oxford Brookes University
  • Hannah Roberts, Oxford Brookes University
  • Emma Johnston, Oxford Brookes University 
  • Samantha Lunn, University Birmingham
  • Catherine Helme, Oxford Brookes University
  • Sian Angharad Hughes, Swansea University
  • Katherine Jenkins, London South Bank University
  • Katy Forster, Northumbria University
  • Claire Foley, Buckinghamshire New University
Student Nurse of the Year: Learning Disabilities
  • Maria Walker, University of Hertfordshire
  • Emma Carpenter, University of Nottingham
  • Joseph Woods, Teesside University
  • Eloise  Eddington, University of Cumbria 
  • Victoria Cox, University of Cumbria 
  • Lucy Northeast, London South Bank University
  • Sarah Asher, Edge Hill University
  • Harriet Ostler, Kingston University and St George's, University of London
Student Nurse of the Year: Mental Health

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  • David Donovan, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Carlos Andre dos Santos, London South Bank University
  • Laura Fitzgerald,Birmingham City University
  • Julie Robertson, Gl asgow Caledonian University
  • Elaine Francis, University of Greenwich
  • Rebecca Richards, Plymouth University 
  • Rebecca Kidman, Birmingham City University
  • Marianne King, University of West London
Student Nurse of the Year: Post-registration

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  • Moreblessings Dingwiza, London South Bank University
  • Gemma Clark, University of West London
  • Lee Peng Lui, Kingston University
  • Laura Hart,  Kingston University
  • Bruce Harper-McDonald, Robert Gordon University  
  • Tara Ashley, Teesside University
Student Placement of the Year: Community

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  • The Homeless Health Team, Croydon Health Services
  • Shooting Star ChASE Children's Hospices, Kingston University and St George's, University of London and Shooting Star Hospice
  • Shropshire, Telford & Wrekin Community Learning Disability Team, Mytton Oak Unit
  • Caritas Advanced Training Practice Placement, University of Huddersfield and Caritas Group Practice
  • Psychiatry Liaison, Teeside University and Tees Esk Wear Valleys Foundation Trust
  • Victoria District Nursing Team, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Haringey Learning Disability Team, Kingston University and St George’s, University of London and Haringey Learning Disabilities Partnership 
  • Plas Madoc District Nursing Student Experience, Betsi Cadwalader University Health Board and Plas Madoc Clinic
Student Placement of the Year: Hospital
  • Orthpaedic Fracture Clinic and Plaster Room, Anglia Ruskin University and Peterborough City Hospital
  • Ward E2, Stockport NHS Foundation Trust
  • Cardio PICU, Northumbria University and Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Derby Hospitals Foundation Trust 
  • Accident and Emergency Department, King's College London, Kingston University and St George's Healthcare Trust 
  • Cardiology, Norfolk & Norwich University Hospitals Foundation Trust ​
  • Emergency Department St James's Hospital, University of Leeds and The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
  • Cardiac Surgery Intensive Care Unit, University of Manchester and Central Manchester University Hospitals Foundation Trust
  • Leeds Children's Hospital, University of Leeds and The Leeds Teaching Hospitals Trust
  • Ceiriog ward mentors: Doing what we do best, Bangor University and Betsi Cadwalader University Health Board
Teaching Innovation of the Year

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  • Bariatric and Obesity suits, City University London
  • E-learning Health Assessment Brought to Life, Coventry University
  • Developing enhanced skills vital to working in the pressures of contemporary healthcare environments as a nurse, Coventry University
  • Simulation to the masses,  Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Community Simulation,  Kingston University  and St. George's, University of London
  • Research Flashmobs,  Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Development of a Case Based Learning curriculum in midwifery to enhance students' learning experience,  University of Central Lancashire
  • Peer Mentor Leadership and a sustainable model of student peer support, University of Nottingham
  • Delivery of the Resuscitation Council (UK) Immediate Life Support Course to final year undergraduate student nurses, University of Stirling
  • Collaborative SUCCESS, University of Wolverhampton
Return to Practice Course of the Year 
  • University of East Anglia
  • Teesside University 
  • University of the West of England
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • University of Bradford
  • Cardiff University
  • University of Cumbria
  • University of Wolverhampton 
  • Swansea University

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