Marvels of Mid Awards – Shortlist

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NHS Mid Essex Clinical Commissioning Group’s (CCG) Annual General Meeting is taking place on 28 September 2017, at Chelmsford City Football Club, from 6.30pm. The event also includes our annual Marvels of Mid Awards (MOMAs) celebrating inspirational people who have gone above and beyond in helping local people Live Well.

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After weeks of nominations and a tough judging process, awards will be presented for eleven categories including Volunteer of the Year, Primary Care Award and the Patient Participation Group (PPG) of the Year.

There is also an opportunity for members of the public to choose the Mid Essex Live Well Community Ambassador of the Year via a public vote which is currently running until 25th September.

Dr Caroline Dollery, who chairs the CCG, said: “Members of the public are very welcome to join us for our AGM and find out more about our work over the past year and plans for the future.

We are also really excited to be once again honouring local people - saying thanks for the great work that is being done to support our NHS and community health service.

“We have received a lot of incredibly strong and heart-warming nominations and the finalists for these awards come from all sectors of the community, demonstrating the commitment and enthusiasm local people have to helping others Live Well.”

If you wish to attend the AGM and MOMAs please RSVP to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 01245 459372. Please also contact us if you have special accessibility requirements.

Before the AGM on 28 September, a board meeting in public will take place which local people are also welcome to attend. This will start at 1.30pm and papers will be available to view on the CCG website from Thursday 21 September via the following link:

The full shortlist for the awards is as follows:

Primary Care Award

  • Karen Randall – Primary Care Matron, Dengie Medial Partnership
  • Boreham Pharmacy
  • Mary Oaiya – Community Pharmacist, Boots Chelmer Village

Volunteer of the Year

  • John Salisbury and Sue McIver
  • Linda Hotson and Yvonne Laity – Friends of Braintree Hospital
  • Moriom Bibi

Individual Patient Participant Award

  • Dianne Collins
  • David Wilkin
  • Marian Redding

Patient Participation Group Award

  • Fern House PPG
  • Beauchamp House Surgery PPG
  • Longfield Medical Centre PPG

Start Well Award

  • Columbus School
  • Richard de Clare Primary School
  • Great Notley Junior Park Run

Be Well Award

  • Health in Mind Mid Essex – Building Self Esteem Group
  • Donna Dobrowolski

Stay Well Award

  • Helen Rollason Cancer Charity
  • Health in Mind – COPD Project
  • Braintree District Access Group
  • Julie Pamment – Stroke Association
  • Julie Taylor – St Peter’s Hospital Cafe

Age Well Award

  • Maldon District Council – Maldon Walking Football
  • Greenfield Community Housing – Chair Based Exercise Programme
  • Maldon Rugby Club – Pitch Up and Play Training

Die Well Award

  • Action for Family Carers
  • The J’s Hospice
  • Jenny Goodson – Action for Family Carers
  • Nichola Faiers – Action for Family Carers
  • Rebecca Loan – Macmillan Carers Service

Connect Well Award

  • Julie Taylor – St Peters Café, Maldon
  • Val Thompstone – Greenfields Community Housing
  • James Taylor – Greenfield Community Housing
  • Health Navigators

Live Well Community Ambassador of the Year

The ambassadors up for the public vote are:

  • James Taylor – Greenfields Community Housing
  • Julie Taylor – St Peters Café, Maldon
  • David Wilkin – Longfield Medical Centre Patient Group
  • Bob Gear – Prom Park Run, Maldon
  • Marian Redding – Fern House Surgery Patient Group
  • Michael Turong – Student and volunteer at City of Chelmsford Mencap
  • Daphne Attridge – Volunteer at Broomfield Hospital

You can read more about each of the ambassadors by clicking here and votes can be made via the online voting form.