Date: Monday 10th June 2024 18:30 – 19:00

Changemaker 2024 On-line Awards Ceremony

Online via Zoom

Find out who the winners are for 2024 and launch of the 2025 Changemaker awards

Changemaker Champion 2024

A healthcare professional who has made an outstanding contribution in the treatment of leg and foot conditions.

Together for Change Award 2024

A healthcare team that has worked together to create positive change in the treatment of leg and foot conditions.

People Power Award 2024

A patient or member of the public who’s doing outstanding work to heal their own leg or foot condition or to support someone with a leg or foot condition.

Your hosts for the evening

Alison Hopkins, CEO, Accelerate

Alison Hopkins, CEO, Accelerate CIC

Kate Williams, Senior Lecturer in Tissue Viability at the University of Huddersfield and an Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse for Leeds Community Healthcare Trust

Kate Williams, MSc, FHEA, SPDN, BSc (Hons), RN Senior Lecturer - Tissue Viability Honorary Tissue Viability Nurse- Leeds Community Healthcare Trust

2024 Changemaker Champion nominees

  • Lily Benton, Vascular Clinical Nurse Specialist at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital
  • Cassandra Brereton, Tissue Viability acute nurse
  • Melissa Blow, Principal Podiatrist
  • Donna Worboys, Advanced District Nurse Specialist
  • Alison Hopkins, CLINICAL Director Accelerate CIC
  • Donna Dickson, Senior Healthcare Assistant  Old Mill Surgery Newtownards
  • Fiona Murray, Community Matron- Tissue Viability
  • Hazel Hebditch, Bank Nurse NHS Western Isles
  • Mandy Blackspoon, Practice Nurse, Danetre Medical Practice
  • Lorna Bellamy, Parish Nurse
  • Peter Buck, Practice Nurse at Studholme Medical Centre
  • Andrew Hornby, Specialist Podiatrist
  • Susan Gray, Professional lead for south warwickshire university trust leg ulcer service
  • Tracy Thomas, Tissue Viability Nurse, Swansea Bay Wound Care Service
  • Jenny Ford-Barnett, First Contact Practitioner Podiatrist
  • Jackie McCall, Registered general community nurse

2024 Changemaker Together for Change Award nominees

  • Deborah (Debbie) Monk, Forgotten Feet, Charity Director & Podiatrist
  • iDEAL Diabetes group & ACT NOW, IDEAL Diabetes (
  • Lower Limb Service – Livewell South West
  • Alison Hopkins, Accelerate CIC
  • Lindsay Gosling, Norfolk & Waveney Integrated System, Project Manager
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare Tissue Viability Team, Tissue Viability Team
  • Lower Limb Service, Livewell Southwest
  • Hertfordshire Specialist Leg Ulcer Service, Leg Ulcer Specialist Nurses
  • Leg Ulcer Forum Northern Ireland – Executive Committee, Mairead McCann (Chairperson & District Nurse Southern Health and Social Care Trust, NI) & Executive Committee Members (Heather Ogle, Lead TVNS Western Health and Social Care Trust, NI; Anne Timoney, Nurse Education Consultant, HSC Clinical Education Centre NI;  Judith Patton,  Outpatients Nurse, Ulster Independent Clinic, NI; Vivienne  Murdoch, Lead TVNS in South Eastern HSC Trust, NI; Gillian Heenan, Treatment Room Nurse, South Eastern HSC Trust; Caroline Graham, Operations Manager Primary & Integrated Care, South Eastern HSC Trust and Sharon Neill, Lecturer in Nursing, Ulster University NI
  • Tissue Viability Nurse Team (Tracy Conroy, Amanda Haigh, Samantha Sutton), Locala CIC Specialist Lead in Tissue Viability (Tracy) and Tissue Viability Specialist Nurse
  • Lorna Bellamy and the Sole Mates Team, Parish Nursing Sole Mates, Felixstowe, Suffolk
  • Jo Greengrass and Mel Bott, Essential Standards of Care Quality Improvement Lead AND Nurse Manager
  • Jenny Montgomery & her area NHS Fife Community Treatment & Care Team (CTAC), Charge Nurse for CTAC NHS Fife
  • Jane Brown and Pauline Finlay, St Werburghs Surgery, for the Homeless, Jane Brown, Practice Nurse, Pauline Finlay, Nurse practitioner
  • Stacey Griffiths, Sirona Care and Health CIC, Tissue Viability Nurse specialist
  • Tyntesfield INT- Nursing, Whole team, Tyntesfield District Nurses, Woodspring, Sirona
  • The Lower Limb Team, Colchester and Tendring
  • Accelerate Academy Teaching Team, Accelerate CIC
  • Livewell Lower Limb Clinic
  • Sharon Moon, Heather Neaves, Hayley Parpworth, Mandy Hirons, Stephanie Barker, Malcolm Canis, Tammy Pierson, Jo Brivio and Eleanor Wenban, Wound Care Practitioners, Wound Clinics across East Kent
  • Livewell Southwest Lower Limb Service
  • Hampshire Hospitals Tissue Viability Team, Hampshire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Motherwell District Nurse Team

2024 Changemaker People Power Award nominees

  • Barrie Evans, Limbless Association outreach support officer for Wales
  • Great Western Hospitals Volunteer team
  • Andrew Dagless, Warehouse manager – Oxford
  • Mr & Mrs X

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