On December 6th 2022 the School of Health Sciences, London City University, hosted the NHSE awards ceremony in collaboration with ICCHNR for research excellence in community nursing. Four awards were presented by Professor Alison Richardson,  Head of Nursing Research – Academic Leadership and Strategy at NHS England and Dr Barbara Stillwell, President of ICCHNR.

Our congratulations go to the awardees who each receive £500 towards their research:

Dr Ben Bowers

Community Palliative Care Nurse & Research Associate

University of Cambridge & North West Anglian NHS Foundation Trust

Title of Presentation: Is Having Access to Injectable Anticipatory Medications for Symptom Control at The End-of-Life Reassuring?

Pretty Manyimo

Specialist Palliative Care Nurse

Leicestershire Partnership Trust, New Parks Health Centre

Title of Presentation: End-Of-Life Care in The Patient’s Home: An Exploration of Experiences of Nursing Staff Caring for Patients from the Ethnic Minority Background

Anca Manea

Community Learning Disabilities Nurse

Norwich Community Learning Team, Norfolk Community Health

Title of Presentation: Prenatal Pathway for Individuals with Learning Difficulties

Eleanor Willis

Children’s Complex Care Nurse Specialist

East & North Hertfordshire NHS Trust

Title of Presentation: Care and Decision Making in Children’s Complex Health: What Matters Most to Mothers?

Highly Commended Awards of £250.00

Rowan Waring

Specialist Practitioner District Nurse: Deputy team leader Southey team

Patient & Public Involvement Research Coordinator for Combined Community & Acute Care Group

Title of Presentation: What Are the Challenges and Opportunities to Adopting Health Coaching Techniques in Community Nursing?

Alis Rasul

Project Lead – Community Engagement & Equality and Inclusion in Service Delivery

Strategy team

Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust

Title of Presentation: Equity in Healthcare: Developing A Cultural Safety Approach

Hannah Brady Sawant

Clinical Research Fellow

Specialist Community Practitioner (District Nursing). Independent and Supplementary Prescriber. Leeds Long Covid Community Rehabilitation Service

Title of Presentation: A Mixed-Methods Evaluation of A Virtual Rehabilitation Program for Self-Management in Post-COVID-19 Syndrome (Long COVID)