Awards for a nurse, health visitor and midwife

Three outstanding staff including a nurse, health visitor and midwife were presented with Mary Seacole Leadership and Development Awards at a ceremony held at the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) headquarters in London.

Ofrah Muflahi, haemoglobinopathies nurse at Dudley PCT, won for improving the health of children and young adults living with sickle disease and thalassaemia.

Pamela Shaw, health visitor and practice educator at Wakefield District PCT, won for recording the positive contributions of black and minority ethnic professionals to the NHS.

Gloria Urhoma, practice development midwife at Wexham Park Hospital, Slough, Berkshire, won for developing a maternity information video for non-English speaking ethnic minority women accessing maternity care.

Winners received bursaries worth up to £12,500.

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