We are delighted to announce the CN Awards 2018 winners. Thank you to the readers that took the time to nominate their colleagues for an Award, those that voted and, of course, the companies that have sponsored a specific Award – without all of which this year's CN Awards would not have been such a great success.
And the winners are...
Nutrition Resource of the Year
PENG Clinical Update Course
Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition Group (PENG) a specialist group of the British Dietetic Association (BDA)
New Product of the Year
PINNT/TeamTAG 'Medical Tag'
Patients On Intravenous & Nasogastric Nutrition Therapy (PINNT)
Community Nutrition Professional of the Year
Northern Trust led – Regional Prescribing Support Dietetic Team, Northern Ireland
The team: Marie-Claire Kane (Team Lead), Fiona Hegarty, Kathryn Duff, Aideen O'Hagan, Elizabeth Armstrong (Prescribing Support Dietitians), Ursula Quinn and Margretta McCully (Prescribing Support Assistants), Northern Health & Social Care Trust
Kindly sponsored by Yakult
Yakult is delighted to sponsor the 2018 CN Award for 'Community Nutrition Professional of the Year'. For free educational and research information visit: www.hcp.yakult.co.uk
Social Media Personality of the Year
Specialist Dietitian in Inherited Metabolic Disorders (Adults), Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust
Paediatric Nutrition Professional of the Year
Paediatric Enteral Nurse Specialist, Nutricia AMN
The Geoff Simmonett 'Commitment to Patient Care' Award
Macmillan Oncology Dietetic Assistant, Royal Surrey County Hospital
Kindly sponsored by Nutricia Homeward Nursing Service
The Nutricia Homeward Nursing Service is the largest dedicated enteral nursing service in the UK. It has been supporting enterally fed community patients for more than 15 years.
Clinical Professional of the Year
Senior Specialist Renal Dietitian and Team Lead, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust
CN Writer of the Year
CN Student Columnist, Student – Nutrition & Dietetics BSc, King's College London
Kindly sponsored by Fresenius Kabi
Fresenius Kabi proudly sponsors the Award for 'CN Writer of the Year' helping provide insight and professional development to UK Dietitians.
Student of the Year
Final year student of nutrition and dietetics, Trinity College Dublin/Dublin Institute of Technology
Kindly sponsored by nutrinovo
nutrinovo, the company behind the innovative 'ProSource' and 'HyFiber' range of products, is delighted to be sponsoring the CN Award for Student of the Year – helping to support the nutrition professionals of the future.
Outstanding Achievement Award
Dr Alison Culkin
Research Dietitian, St Mark's Hospital
Kindly sponsored by Abbott
Abbott's nutrition business partners with healthcare professionals worldwide to offer the most trusted names in nutrition products for every stage of life.