Justin Thuraisingham

Nominated for The Kate Westwood Memorial Award for Senior Hero (ST4-8 & SAS doctors)

Currently works at University Hospitals Plymouth

“Whenever Justin’s name is mentioned in a room, it is guaranteed to be followed by a chorus of praise for his ability and kindness. Everyone who’s worked with him has a story of how he’s helped them, done something exceptional for a patient or just made a shift brighter and more fun! I honestly don’t think I’ve ever met a nicer person – the world would be a better place if we were all a bit more Justin.

Justin is an excellent Paediatric Registrar. He is friendly and approachable and liked by everyone he works with. He is calm under pressure and has excellent clinical knowledge. Justin is an excellent role model and has been an example to me in my practice. He is always supportive and happy to teach, even giving up his own time to do this.

Justin is an amazing doctor, he is an excellent team player who is very supportive of all staff. He is amazing with parents and their children, he puts children and their families at ease with his calm and professional manner. Parents and their families love him!

Justin is approachable and demonstrates competent clinical judgement, he is the person you want in an emergency due to his knowledge and skills. He is kind and always there to help support staff, and reflect on experiences such as resus situations. Justin demonstrates excellent clinical skills, and when he’s around you feel confident that you are supported whatever will happen!

When Justin is on shift, you know you are in good hands!

Justin is a really excellent trainee who is a joy to work with. He is extremely competent, and supports all members of the team. He is approachable and never makes you feel silly for asking a question or not knowing something. His care is brilliant and his manner with patients, families and the team is fantastic. He is such a calm Registrar, you know that whatever the shift has in store it will be sorted with Justin in charge, with a smile and good humour.

Justin is always so personable and friendly towards staff. He is an excellent clinician and it is always reassuring to know he is on shift.

Justin is a fantastic registrar and will be an awesome consultant. He is a kind and fun colleague, who is incredibly supportive of his juniors and always willing to teach and do assessments.

Justin is an extremely supportive senior to work with. Always provides explanation for the issues not understood and shows appreciation to his juniors. Fun to be around and overall a great doctor.”

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