The fourth Marvels of Mid Awards (MOMAs) took place in September 2019. The awards celebrate the outstanding contributions of people, organisations, schools and community groups across Braintree, Chelmsford and Maldon who are making a difference - transforming people’s lives, improving health services and putting communities at the very heart of health and wellbeing in mid Essex
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- Primary Care Award
We are looking for a professional or team within mid Essex primary care who has gone above and beyond their role to help people in their community, to stay well and get the care they need. This is open to all employees working in GP surgeries, clinics or pharmacies across the area and will be awarded to anyone or any team who displays a commitment to support people and or colleagues in their practice.
- Volunteer of the Year
We are looking for a local individual who has shown commitment to people in mid Essex through their voluntary work. They will have demonstrated selflessness in giving up their time to support a member, or members, of their community and be passionate about the wider community supporting each other.
- Individual Patient Participant of the Year
A volunteer or representative who has gone above and beyond in helping the CCG. This person will not be a CCG member of staff, but someone from the community who is driven to help the CCG at any level. This award is to acknowledge their generous commitment of time, support and inspiration, and to recognise their enduring commitment to the NHS in mid Essex and the CCG's goal of helping everyone to Live Well.
- Patient Participation Group (PPG) of the Year
We’re looking for a PPG that can demonstrate an excellent working relationship with their GP practice, which has made a real difference to the patients. In recognition of a group’s exemplary performance and team commitment and to celebrate excellence in participation between primary care and communities, including patients, service users, carers and the public and for the many devoted hours of encouragement and help the group has given unselfishly to our organisation.
- Start Well Award
Celebrating individuals; schools; groups; organisations that help to promote or provide services/advice and support for the best start in life (physically and mentally) for parents to be; new parents and children.
- Be Well Award
Praising individuals; schools; groups; organisations that help people to make healthy lifestyle choices or changes whether maintaining a healthy weight, help to quit smoking or increasing their physical activity.
- Stay Well Award
Thanking individuals; groups; organisations that help people with long term illness or conditions to get the best out of life and stay well physically or mentally.
- Age Well Award
Celebrating individuals; groups; organisations that help care for people as they get older and help them to remain as independent as possible.
- Die Well Award
Praising those individuals; groups; organisations that support people to talk about dying; death and bereavement.
- Unsung Hero
Not all heroes wear capes. This person or group may not be as famous as Superman, but they’re just as much of an inspiration. Whether it’s helping the less fortunate or providing a generous service to the public, this award is for the unsung heroes in the mid Essex community, who go above and beyond the call of duty in helping local people Live Well.