Dr John Davenport, a Dorridge GP, has been installed as the locality lead
for Solihull, while another post with particular emphasis on the borough is to be appointed with input from the council.
From there, she rose through the ranks as a locality lead
and departmental head.
Paul Williams, Stocktonon-Tees GP locality lead
, won the Outstanding Improvement in Patient Experience Award; and Karen Hawkins, associate director or commissioning and delivery, won the Exceptional Contribution to a CCG Award.
My colleague, a locality lead
nurse, had taken the time and effort to write the nomination, promoting our work.
Dr David Shovlin, locality lead
for the west, added: "As doctors, nurses and other medical professions, working across different parts of the local NHS, we have close relationships with patients.
Dr Chris Stockport, GP and Locality Lead
for North Denbighshire, on behalf of BCUHB, said: "Enhanced care is the right thing to do.
A Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board spokesman said: "Due to further staff sickness, patient safety and the need to support existing nursing staff, the locality lead
doctor and nurse have decided to reduce the number of beds from 10 to 8.
Other newly inducted Queen's Nurses include locality lead
co-ordinator Frances Allen and health visitors Alex Dudley and Anne Hobbs.
Dr Vaishali Nanda, the CCG's Middlesbrough locality lead
, said: "It is hugely important for the CCG to work with our local groups and organisations.
The new patient reference group has been welcomed by Dr Frances Naylor, locality lead
of Blyth Valley's Northumberland Clinical Commissioning Group (NCCG) and a GP at Cramlington's Forum Family Practice.
DR DAVID SHOVLIN - WEST LOCALITY LEAD
: Dr Shovlin has been GP principal at the Burn Brae Medical Group in Hexham for the past 10 years.
Dr Ali Tahmassebi, GP locality lead
for South Tees Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) said bacteria is adapting and finding ways to survive antibiotics as a result over misuse of the drugs - which are not appropriate to treat many infections that circulate at this time of year.