PATIENTS, families and carers in Worcestershire still have time to nominate NHS staff who have gone above and beyond the call of duty for a prestigious award.

Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust – the organisation running the county’s five community hospitals as well as a range of non-emergency services throughout the area – is calling for nominations for its third annual Patient Choice Awards.

Nominations are open until Thursday, August 7 and any of the trust’s 4,000 staff are eligible to be put forward.

Nominations can be made at the community hospitals in Malvern, Evesham, Kidderminster, Bromsgrove and Tenbury, by post to Communications Team, Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust, Isaac Maddox House, Shrub Hill Road Worcester, WR4 9RW or via

The winner will be announced at an awards ceremony on Thursday, October 2 at the Bank House Hotel in Bransford.