Well done Rachel Carruthers, our Assistant Practitioner Apprentice, who won the Rising Star and Apprentice of the Year, as well as Trainee Nursing Associate Apprentice, Umar Zaka, who was highly commended in the Apprentice of the Year and Clinical Apprentice of the Year categories.

The awards – hosted by The Apprentice TV personality Arron Willis - received over 250 nominations from health and social care providers across the region, with a total of 13 people from our trust who were announced as finalists, reflecting the talent, dedication and excellent work undertaken by our team of apprentices every day.

Congratulations Rachel and Umar – you are a credit to the trust and we are incredibly proud of the work and your fellow apprentices do.

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