A staff member at Crewkerne Community Hospital has been named the Chief Executive’s Employee Of The Year by Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. Michelle Purchase, the ward clerk at Crewkerne hospital was presented with her winners certificate and prestigious glass trophy at this year’s awards ceremony by the chief executive of Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Peter Lewis and the Trust’s chairman Stephen Ladyman PhD. Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust runs community health and mental health services in Somerset.
At the Trust’s presentation evening for the staff recognition awards of 2017, held at Taunton Rugby Football Club on Wednesday night, Michelle was commended for her contribution to the work of the Trust. Michelle said: “I’m so overwhelmed and couldn’t have done it without the support of all the wonderful people I work with at Crewkerne Community Hospital and all the amazing NHS staff out there. This one is for each and everyone of you.”