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You made a difference - December 2012

18 December 2012
The winners were Robert Hill, medical records clerk and Dr Tobias Janowitz, specialty registrar.

This month 56 nominations were received for a You Made a Difference awards.

Robert Hill

Robert Hill collecting his awardRobert is a medical records senior coordinator in Patient services. Robert commenced his role as medical records clerk in March 2007, progressing up to Medical Records Senior Co-ordinator in November 2008. He is a valued member of the team who can always be relied upon to provide an excellent service.

He always gives 200% every day and like Sherlock Holmes uses his investigatory skills to locate missing notes, helping to keep the percentage of missing notes to the minimum.

Robert has been nominated an impressive six times – all the nominations have centred around Roberts willingness to help, efficiency and calm friendly approach. His winning nomination told:

"Rob always going out of his way to find notes and get notes back from other hospitals! He is kind and helpful, will go beyond his job role to do something for you. He is the person who always gets things for the clinic or our prep room."

Dr Tobias Janowitz

Dr Tobias Janowitz with his colleaguesDr Janowitz is a specialty registrar in oncology. He started in Oncology in September 2011, and he is a Cambridge graduate and studied for a PhD here too. Dr Janowitz also did his early clinical training here and was an Academic Clinical Fellow on the Translational Medicine and Therapeutics (TMAT) Programme. Dr Janowitz's You Made a Difference nomination for this month was received from a patient's relative who told us that the care her mum received was excellent. She praised Dr Janowitz's gentle and reassuring manner. She also stressed to us that Dr Janowitz is an absolute asset to the hospital.