MAMA Midwifery Award Shortlist 2017

We are thrilled, delighted and proud to announce that our wonderful team leader, Tanya, has been shortlisted in the MAMA Awards 2017, Midwife of the Year!

The Mama Awards received hundreds of nominations for over 200 nominees. A panel of judges narrowed the shortlist down to five individuals in ten categories. The winners will be announced on the 28th of April.

I’m sure you will join the team as we wish Tanya the very best of luck!



Our Legend!

We had a fabulous, inspiring, evening celebrating the wonderful initiatives and work being undertaken throughout the country.

We are so, so proud of our fabulous runner up for the BJM’s Midwife of the year 2017!

In the words of award MC Rona McCandlish “Tanya,  you are a legend”.

Congratulations to all of the worth runners up and winners.

You can watch the award for Midwife of the Year 2017 here

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Fancy Footwear


Today a few of us have the very great pleasure of swapping our NHS approved sensible flat shoes for something a bit more glamorous in order to support our wonderful team leader, Tanya Ashton, as she attends the British Journal of Midwifery’s Practice Awards 2017.

I know that you will all join us in wishing her the very best of luck tonight where we will learn the outcome of the Midwife of the year short list.

No matter the result she is our midwife of the year and we are incredibly proud of her and inspired by the work she does day in day out, year after year!

Award Finalist

bjm-awards-2017-finalistWe are absolutely delighted and proud to announce that our wonderful team leader, Tanya Ashton, has been shortlisted for The British Journal of Midwifery Practice award 2017: Midwife of the Year.

“The judges have debated, scrutinised and voted on each and every entry. BJM magazine has totalled these scores and the fact that you receive this notification shows that you’re through – well done!

This is a fantastic achievement and recognises the quality and innovative nature of the work you are doing.”

Thank you all for your continued support and feedback, which was vital to the nomination entry submitted by the team. You can read the full nomination below the cut.

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Royal Surrey Star Nomination

It is so lovely to see our wonderful home birth team colleague, Sarah, getting recognition for providing excellent care and support with this client nominated award.

Category you were nominated for: Patient’s Choice

The reason for your nomination: Sarah and the rest of the team are always friendly and happy to go above and beyond to reassure and promote home birth. No question is too much bother and they offer an excellent service.

Regardless of wether she goes on to win the award, Sarah will always be a Royal Surrey Star to us!

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