Linda McEnhill Award
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The Linda McEnhill Award is given to teams or individuals who have made a positive difference to the end of life care for people with learning disabilities. This could be:

  • A new development or innovation in care / excellence in overall end of life support for people with learning disabilities (such as, for example, a clinical development, an educational project, or anything else that will benefit a number of people with learning disabilities)
  • Outstanding end of life support of an individual

Linda McEnhill, who set up the PCPLD Network, was its first recipient in 2008. It is now a biennual award scheme (once every two years).

The next Linda McEnhill Award will be given in 2020.

Nominations will open in September 2019.

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2018 winners

Category A:  St. Christopher’s Hospice Learning Disability Care Home Project Team, Sydenham

Sharon Scott, Lilette Denton and Frances Conway from the St Christophers Hospice Learning Disability Care  Home Project Team
Sharon Scott, Lilette Denton and Frances Conway from the St Christophers Hospice Learning Disability Care Home Project Team

Category B:  287 Dyke Road Staff Team, Hove

The Dyke Road Staff Team receive the trophy and certificate from the judges
The Dyke Road Staff Team receive the trophy and certificate from the judges

To read more about the 2018 winners and runners-up, click here

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2016 winners

Sarah Jane Price’s team: Louise, Brad, Kelly, Hana and Jared Ellis (her foster family); Dr Emma Husbands (Consultant Palliative Medicine); Dr Rob Estelrich (General Practitioner); Agnes Lawler and the District Nurse Team; Sue Higgins (Epilepsy Nurse Specialist)

Left to right: award winners Agnes Lawler and Louise Ellis; judges Jean Willson, Pat Charlesworth and Irene Tuffrey-Wijne
Left to right: award winners Agnes Lawler and Louise Ellis; judges Jean Willson, Pat Charlesworth and Irene Tuffrey-Wijne

To read more about the 2016 winners, click here

Previous winners

Details of the winners previous Awards by year:

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

2009

2008