The PAFTA committee, made up of nurses, doctors and allied health professionals from across the region have been hard at work reading all the amazing submissions (740 in total!) from this year.

We have selected some that have truly stood out to us, and most closely align with the judging criteria to progress to the final stage.

Click here to see the winners!


Paediatric Junior Hero (ST1-3s, FTs & GPSTs)

Tobi Adetula

Alexander Carver

Amy Hanley

Megan Harty

Chloe Sheath

Rachel Tattersall


Paediatric Senior Hero (ST4-8 & SAS doctors)

Hana Bashir

Alex Childs

Paulina Connolly

Tim Mason

Ahmed Sherif

Megan Tombling


Educational Supervisor of the Year

Alex Allwood

Neil Bloxham

Oliver Cuthell

Cath Derry

Indranil Dey

Jilly Luck


Paediatric Consultant Hero

Chris Bell

Cath Derry

Chris Moudiotis

Nicola O’Shea

Chris Poh

Andy Robinson


Junior Nurse of the Year Award

Holly Chapple

Ellie Harding

Kelly Horlock

Enya Monaghan

Becca Pike

Stacey Wesemann


Nursing Role Model of the Year

Courtney Etheridge

Sophie Griffith

Gemma Hayes

Kerry Matthews

Terry O’Neill

Claire Tanner


Nursing Lifetime Achievement

Sandra Cobb

Gemma Hayes

Margaret (Migs) Luckie

Sally Rothwell

Petra Russell

Claire Tanner


The Debbie Eadie Award for Advance Nurse Practice

Bev Anderson

Sadie Harison

Alistair Hill

Natasha Kendall

Vicki Le Huray

Kim Pauling


Healthcare & Nursing Assistant of the Year Award

Cindy Allen

Shelley Billing

Wendie Hill

Wendy Moon

Sarah Parkes

Jaclyn Pile


Allied Health Professional of the Year Award

Samantha Best

Harry Davies

Jeanette Land

Jane Mortimer

Faye Nightingale

Beth Young


Non-Clinical Staff of the Year Award

Karen Evens

Julie Lightfoot

Claire Mcaffrey

Julie Potter

Charlotte Rowe

Sarah Tickle


Team of the Year

Children’s Community Nursing Team – North Devon

Breast Friendly Gold Team – Royal Devon and Exeter

Looked after Children Admin Team- Torbay


NICU Non-clinical Support Staff – Plymouth

CAU and CHDU – Plymouth

Polkerris Ward – Truro