Norfolk's largest hospital saw a record number of staff members put forward for awards as it held its annual celebration of its workers.

More than 800 nominations were sent in for the Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital's annual staff awards, which included entries submitted by patients and families.

Among the winners was gynaecologist Anna Haestier, who won the individual patient choice award for "compassionate and gentle" support offered to a family who lost a child.

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Her patient said: "She is fully invested in the care of her women and their families and is an exceptional doctor and a wonderful person."

The team patient choice award was won by the acute oncology service.

Tom Spink, the hospital's chairman, said: "We are very proud of our excellent individuals and teams at our hospitals and are delighted to recognise those who go above and beyond to help patients and colleagues."

The winners were:

  • Individual patient choice: Anna Haestier
  • Team patient choice: Acute oncology service
  • Trainees of the year: Olivia Bate, Samatha Brundle and Eleanor Cass
  • Clinical team of the year: Fluoroscopic radiographers
  • Non-clinical team of the year: Data quality
  • Edith Cavell Award: Cherry King
  • Lifetime achievement: John FitzGerald, Kay Marrison, Jackie Mulford and Victoria Tuvey