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Patients celebrate NHS champions: Local healthcare professionals recognised for exceptional patient care

Press Release   •   Dec 21, 2015 15:57 GMT

Heart Failure Health Care Professionals Recognised for Marvellous Quality of Care

Leading heart failure charity, The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, awards UK and European health care professionals the annual patient recognition award ‘You’re Simply Marvellous’

Marvellous Dr Dargoi Satchi, Consultant Cardiologist picks up a National Recognition from patient charity

Preston, Lancashire December 13th 2015 – Health care professionals throughout the UK and Europe have been recognised and honoured by patients for their exceptional quality of care and treatment. Sponsored by The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, this award acknowledges the value that these health care professionals bring to the treatment of heart failure, producing optimal patient outcomes. Measured by the individual patients’ experience, this award reflects the direct impact these five health care professionals have had in their local communities by producing the highest standard of care for their patients.

Dr Dargoi Satchi, Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands has been nominated by both the patient community and The Pumping Marvellous Foundation to receive a ‘You’re Simply Marvellous’ award. Heart failure patient and CE of The Pumping Marvellous Foundation, Nick Hartshorne Evans has commended Dr Satchi for both his prioritisation of the heart failure patient voice and his commitment to their care.

"Dr Dargoi Satchi, Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands demonstrates an exemplary understanding of how a patient centric heart failure service should be run. His patients have nothing but praise for him along with his team both within the University Hospital of North Midlands and the heart failure services in the community. The award is well deserved and demonstrates his focus on the patient and their wellbeing", explains Nick Hartshorne Evans

As the representative of the UK heart failure patients’ voice,The Pumping Marvellous Foundation emphasises the importance of the patient perspective in recognising and rewarding health care professionals.

“We are delighted that our patient community has chosen Dr Dargoi Satchi, Consultant Cardiologist at the University Hospital of North Midlands, to receive this yearly award from the charity. It's so important that patients and their families can work with and operate as a team with their healthcare professional and Dr Satchi was only one of 5 chosen healthcare professionals across the United Kingdom to be nominated by the charity’s patients. A superb achievement and all 5 of the health care professionals should be proudof themselves”, continues Nick Hartshorne Evans, Founder and CE of The Pumping Marvellous Foundation.

Awards are currently being received by health care professionals this week alongside a personalised commendation letter explaining the reasons behind their selection.

“Congratulations to all the winners. We recognize that there are so many fantastic health care professionals out there and to all those who haven’t won, I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for all your amazing work,” says Angela Graves, Clinical Lead of The Pumping Marvellous Foundation.

Ends – For more information please contact the Pumping Marvellous Foundation +44 7854 407050, hearts@pumpingmarvellous.org

The Pumping Marvellous Foundation (PMF) is the UK’s patient led Heart Failure charity. It was founded by a heart failure patient whose experiences whilst rehabilitating have shaped the Foundation’s goals and principles of a patient-centric charity focused on improved patient outcomes.The beneficiaries are all people who suffer from heart failure together with their family and friends. The Pumping Marvellous Foundation’s goal is to deliver hope to its beneficiaries through the facilitation of better outcomes by cross-working and advocating the beneficiaries at a local, regional, national and international level.