Shortlisted for RCM Award

Holding Time was one of five Public Health initiatives shortlisted for a prestigious award from the Royal College of Nursing in the category of Public Health. As a non member of the RCM, this recognition by the professional body is a great honour and privilege.

RCM says:

“The RCM Awards have celebrated, rewarded and shared the outstanding achievements in midwifery across the UK since 2004. The Awards commend and highlight the best in teamwork and evidence-based practise projects, discovering outstanding individuals who have made a positive impact on women, families and their newborns, showcasing world-class midwifery standards.

Winning an RCM Award is one of the highest accolades in the profession that you can receive, and we are looking forward to celebrating the very best in maternity care across the UK.”

The shortlist was as follows:

Sallie Ward
Humber and North Yorkshire Local Maternity and Neonatal System
Ask a midwife social media advice and public health information

Susan McAuliffe
Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust

Community engagement and social prescribing team
NHS Cheshire and Merseyside Local Maternity and Neonatal System – Improving Me
Holding Time

Sarah Chalhoub
NHS England
Breaking Barriers, Delivering Kindness

NHS Lothian

DEBS Project – Delivering Early Breastfeeding Support

The winner, Susan McAuliffe, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust was announced at the Awards Ceremony on 19th May.

Click here for more information about the awards and ceremony