2 Editorial Welcome to the latest edition of spectra! The winners of the STAR Awards were announced at the Apex Hotel by Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director, Healthcare Quality and Strategy Directorate at the Scottish Government. The winners were presented with their awards by Chairman John Brown and Chief Executive Grant Archibald. John said, “It has been fantastic to see the hard work and dedication of NHS Tayside staff recognised at this event. It is a great honour to be nominated and I would like to congratulate everyone who won an award, all of our finalists and nominees.” Grant added, “The people of Tayside have really supported these awards by nominating in their hundreds which reflects the high regard our committed staff are held in. We know that being recognised in these awards is very much appreciated and I would like to offer my congratulations to the finalists.” spectra | Issue 95 Inspiring Educator Gold: Michael Carlin, Speech & Language Clinical Support Worker, Centre for Child Health Silver: Nicola Richardson, AHP Practice Educator and Teaching Lead Bronze: Fiona Reid, Macmillan Specialist Physiotherapist, Cornhill Macmillan Centre, PRI Quality/Service Improvement Gold: Amanda Kean, Senior Charge Midwife, Ward 38, NW Silver: UNITE Team (NICU/Ward 38/Labour Suite) NW Bronze: Dr Scott Jamieson, GP Prescribing Lead, Angus HSCP Innovation in Practice Gold: Intelligent Liver Function Testing Team Silver: Dr Elizabeth Connor, Consultant Dental & Maxillofacial Radiologist, DDH Bronze: AIM - Anxiety in Motion, Centre for Child Health Global Citizenship Award Gold: Jean Ngoie, Head of Instrumentation and Clinical Engineering, Medical Physics, NW Silver: Pam Wilson, Senior Charge Nurse, Out Of Hours Bronze: Gwen Gordon, Clinical Educator, Nursing Education Outstanding Individual (Clinical) Gold: Alexis Brain, Senior Charge Nurse, Ward 1, PRI Silver: Michael Carlin, Speech & Language Clinical Support Worker, Centre for Child Health Bronze: Lynn Sutherland, Occupational Therapist/ Complementary Therapy Coordinator, Roxburghe House Outstanding Individual (Non- Clinical) Gold: Fiona McGrath, Health Services Link Worker, The Corner Silver: Wayne Brown, Site Manager, NW Bronze: Maureen Forsyth, Ward Assistant, Ward 3, PRI Outstanding Team Gold: Gynaecology Team, PRI Silver: Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, NW Bronze: Glenlaw House, Kings Cross Chairman’s Award Communications and Engagement Team Celebrating our STARs!