Our People Awards

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We think our staff are brilliant. Every day our people and teams do amazing things to care for the people who use our services, support and look after each other, encourage their colleagues to develop and grow, to improve our working environment and to make people smile. Now’s your chance to recognise their hard work and compassion by nominating them for an award.

Our people celebration event

Every year, we hold a celebration evening for the people who have won an Our People Award during the previous year as well as the winners of other award and recognition schemes in our organisation.

For 2024, our event has been made possible by the kindness and generosity of sponsors. For more information on our event sponsors, click their logos:

Kier Construction

Kier Construction logoKier Construction is one of the largest regional builders in the UK working with public and private sector clients on projects of all sizes and complexities and leaving lasting legacies through our work. At the core of our project delivery is technical excellence, utilising the latest building methods, innovations and technology to ensure we offer the best value for our clients. We are committed to attracting, retaining and progressing talent within Kier, with a diverse, and resilient workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

We have delivered in excess of £40m of construction work on the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust estate in the past 10 years, most recently emergency COVID-19 works and the Acute Medical Unit, and having witnessed the exceptional levels of care being provided by all staff members at the Trust we are pleased to sponsor the 2023 awards to recognise their hard work and outstanding efforts.


KTA logoKTA Architects have been working closely with the Trust over the years and delivered some key projects to assist the Trust to deliver their vision for the future. This helps support staff, visitors and the community by creating a fit-for-purpose environment for everyone to enjoy. Having engaged with staff to deliver designs, we acknowledge the huge hard work and dedication that goes in to running day-to-day activities and beyond.

We feel it very important for KTA Architects to recognise this and support this amazing Award and celebrate the success delivered by the staff.

Nevada Construction

Nevada Construction logoNevada Construction is honoured to be platinum sponsors for the Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust ‘Our People Awards 2024’. Our partnership with Torbay Hospital is a source of great pride for us, and we are committed to supporting this celebration of its dedicated staff.

Torbay Hospital not only marks a personal connection for us, being the workplace of our mother’s career and where our children were born, but it also holds an important role in our company’s values and in local community.” – Bob & Dave Tranckle, Directors

PSB Scaffolding

PSB logoPSB Scaffolding have been A major supplier of specialist scaffolding services to the South West for over 40 years.

Our aim is to provide a highly professional, safe, contract scaffolding service throughout the South West of England. To always strive to exceed our customers expectations, in terms of quality, safety and service, to be the best that we can be, to build on confidence and trust for the future. We have been providing our services to the NHS trust as a preferred contractor for many years, including throughout the resent pandemic. We are currently undertaking a major contract to provide access to the main tower block at Torbay Hospital.

It is a great honour to have been selected to help play a small part in looking after the NHS, whilst the NHS continues to look after us, our colleagues, friends and families.

Bailey Partnership

Bailey Partnership logoBailey Partnership is an award-winning construction consultancy practice. Founded in 1971  Bailey Partnership now employs more than 130 staff within eight offices across England. We provide an integrated consultancy service covering all aspects of the design, planning, engineering, procurement, safety, management and maintenance of the built environment. With a strong record of experience and achievement, we strive to exceed client expectations by delivering high-quality solutions which exhibit design excellence and innovation.

Bailey Partnership is proud of our continued collaboration with Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust. Over the years, we have successfully executed a variety of projects, across many of our disciplines. We have been extensively involved in the new Endoscopy and the new Twin Theatre modular buildings, including the associated remodelling and refurbishment of the adjacent linked existing hospital spaces and general external works improvements, along with other projects across the estate including the steam main upgrade, heat exchanger works and access control upgrades. 

Most recently we have provided interior design services for the proposed new Clinical Hub Building, ensuring biophilic design principles help facilitate the health, wellbeing and recovery of those using the spaces, within this state of the art facility. Our continued partnership reflects a commitment to delivering high-quality solutions in healthcare settings and its infrastructure.


SDS logoSDS: “We are honoured to be gold sponsors for Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust’s ‘Our People’ awards, a heartfelt celebration of the dedicated staff who embody the spirit of healthcare excellence. Our commitment to improving healthcare goes beyond construction; it’s a pledge to enhance the lives of those using the service.

“Through the pandemic and beyond, we have proudly delivered significant schemes, standing in solidarity with the remarkable healthcare professionals who continue to make a difference. These awards are a testament to the continued hard work and compassion carried out by these professionals.”

Nominate for Our People’s Choice Award

The Our People’s Choice Award is awarded annually. If you have received excellent care, service with a smile, kindness and understanding or exceptional service from one of our people or our teams why not nominate them for Our People’s Choice Award.

Nominations are open from January to December. Our judges will shortlist all nominations received in January and there will be a public vote to choose the winner from the shortlisted finalists. The winner will be announced at our annual celebration event in May.

    Your details
    Your nomination

    Why should your nominee receive this award? Please tell us in less than 300 words avoiding jargon and acronyms. For example, explain how they went the extra mile to provide brilliant care.

    Confirmation and consent

    Your data:

    • your personal data gathered in this form will only be used to contact you if the person you have nominated has been shortlisted for an award
    • we will delete the data gathered above after 12 months
    • your data will be kept secure and only accessed by those involved in the awards process
    • your data will not be shared with third parties.

    Please tick the box to confirm that you've read the above statement and that you consent to our holding, accessing and using your information as described.

    Please click the 'submit your nomination' button once. The form may take a moment to submit. A thank you message will appear below if successful and a copy of the nomination sent to you by email.

    What we do with your information

    Each question within our form clearly outlines the information required from you. Please do not include further personal details about yourself or anyone else within this form other than the information specifically requested. If you would like further information, please contact our Communications Team.

    Our award nomination form for the public asks for:

    • Your name, contact number and email address
    • The name of the person you are nominating, their contact details (or those of a relevant work colleague) and their work location
    • The reason for your nomination
    • Whether you are a partner, relative or close friend of the person or team you are nominating
    • Your permission for us to contact you
    • Whether the person or team is aware of your nomination

    Your personal data collected in this form will only be used to contact you if:

    • Your nomination is not complete or has not been submitted correctly – we will contact you to see if we can help and to make sure your nomination can reach the judges
    • The person or team you have nominated has been shortlisted for, highly commended for, or won an award

    None of your personal information will be sold or shared with any third-party organisation.

    Members of the Communications Team. This access is required to confirm your nomination and to keep an accurate record of nominations.

    Your submission is sent securely via NHSmail. It is saved within our protected organisational network.

    We will delete the data gathered above after 12 months.

    You are entitled to request that we remove any personal information we have about you stored within our systems at any time. For more information on how to do this please contact our Communications Team.

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    For detailed information about how organisations are required to manage personal and identifiable information, see our Data Protection page.