We are excited to share that Lewisham Dialysis Centre, has won the Diaverum Award for True Care.
In March 2022, Diaverum launched its first-ever global Diaverum Awards to recognise and celebrate the achievements of staff and teams across its network of clinics in 23 countries.
The Diaverum Awards 2022 saw an astounding 430 nominations from across Diaverum markets and business functions, with 17 of those making it to the final stages. Amongst the Finalists were Delia Charlery-Neptune - UK Business Analyst - shortlisted for the Competence category as well as Team Lewisham clinic for the True Care category.
The 2022 Awards ceremony was held on 26 October 2022 in Marrakech and was livestreamed to all Diaverum clinics. Dawn Moller, Director of Nursing at Diaverum UK was there to receive the True Care Award on behalf of Lewisham Dialysis clinic.
Dimitris Moulavasilis, Diaverum’s Chief Executive Officer, commented during the ceremony: "From the moment these Awards were announced, through to this ceremony today – it’s been a remarkable journey through our True care culture. My wish is that the recognitions given today go some way to show our deepest appreciation and thanks for everything you do, to enable Diaverum to provide life-enhancing renal care to our patients".
Kirsty Bashforth, Diaverum's Chief Business Officer, added: “I was personally amazed by the many stories that were brought forward from our markets across the world... and yet, only a fraction of the acts of competence, passion and inspiration that take place across our organisation every day. The Diaverum Awards have come to stay, and I can’t wait for the 2023 edition.”
Lewisham clinic received nominations for the reliable high standards of care they provide and for consistently demonstrating Diaverum values and True Care culture. The team were also praised for their strong focus on person-centred care, patient experience and continuous improvement.
The winning team led by Clinic Manager Ruby Shibu was recently rated as Outstanding following an unannounced inspection from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and were judged to be Safe and Well-led.
These are huge accomplishments for Lewisham Dialysis Clinic team and we are proud of all they have achieved individually and as a team.
Commenting on Lewisham's Award, Lisa Jordan Managing Director at Diaverum UK said: “I’m delighted that Ruby and her fantastic team won the True Care Category. My heartfelt thanks to this incredible team for the care they have for one another and their patients, and for the tremendous work they do every day”.
The Diaverum Awards is open to all employees across Diaverum's 441 clinics worldwide and nominations were received from all the countries.
We are grateful for the great care our teams provide every day to improve the quality of life of kidney patients.