Nicky Hepden, lead nurse at the Baker Street Clinic in Berkshire West PCT, has won the inaugural chief nursing officer’s award at the 2007 NT Awards.
Ms Hepden helped to set up and now leads the clinic for homeless people and others unable to access mainstream NHS services.
The event, which took place this week at the Hilton Hotel in London, rewarded excellence in nursing across 12 categories including child health, infection control and public health.
Other winners included the Young Oncology Unit at Manchester’s Christie Hospital, which was named Team of the Year. For full details see the NT Awards 2007 supplement starting on p35.