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Winners 2019

Midwife of the year

Winner: Joanne Battensby, St Helens and Knowsley NHS Trust

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Highly commended:
2nd place - Dr Sally Pezaro, Coventry University

3rd place - Anita Hedditch, OUH NHS Foundation Trust

Charity of the year

Winner: Mummy's Star


Highly commended:
2nd place - Baby Week Leeds

3rd place - Baby Lifeline

Contribution to midwifery education

Winner: Wendy Randall & Christine Harding, Oxford University Hospitals & Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trusts

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Highly commended:
2nd place - Jodie Yerrell, James Paget University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

3rd place - Elizabeth Boxall, James Cook University Hospital

Team of the year

Winner: Caesarean Section Team, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals


Highly commended:
2nd Place - Maternity Services, University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust

Midwifery leadership

Winner: Anne Cobell, Midwifery Practice Leader


Highly commended:
2nd place - Angela Velinor, University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

3rd place - Dr Marie Lewis, Powys Teaching Health Board

Innovation in practice

Winner: Pregnancy Advice Line, Surrey Heartlands Health and Care Partnership


Highly commended:
2nd place - Heidi Croucher, Poole Hospital NHS

3rd place - Noreen Dunnachie, University Hospital Crosshouse

Use of technology in midwifery

Winner: Lorraine Cooper, Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust


Highly commended:
2nd place - Jo Frame, Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust

3rd place - Sarah Chitongo and Yetunde Akinnuoye, Middlesex University

Student midwife of the year

Winner: Verity Lancaster, University Hospital Lewisham & Lewisham and Greenwich NHS Trust


Highly commended:
2nd place - India Cartwright, Edge Hill University 

3rd place - Jade Parsons, Bangor University