2nd July 2020
' Nominations open '
5th July 2020
' NHS's 72nd birthday '
1st September 2020
' Nominations close '
23rd November 2020
' Shortlist announced '
7th July 2021
' Awards ceremony '

Stefanie Looker & the Lotus Assessment Suite


Stephanie has proven to deliver excellence in healthcare through her management of the Lotus Assessment Suite, an accident and emergency department that offers a calm environment to provide care for those experiencing mental health issues.

Although a busy accident and emergency ward, The Lotus Assessment Suite continues to perform with positive results, such as winning the 2017 Nursing Times Awards in recognition of its innovative approach to the urgent care pathway and outstanding service user feedback. The Lotus Assessment Suite helps to reducing the demand for acute inpatient beds and keeping patients closer to or within their own home

Nominated by: Stephen Hammond MP
“Stefanie is the ward manager of the Lotus Assessments Suite, which is able to assess patients in a calm environment and provide the best possible care in the most suitable setting for those suffering a mental health crisis.”