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Gold, Silver, Bronze Winners

The Apprentice of the Year Award celebrates the contribution made by an apprentice within their organisation.

Apprentice of the Year

Among the three finalists announced during the ceremony was Adam Cramp (27) from Bracknell. Adam was nominated in the Apprentice of the Year category by his colleagues for his ‘can-do’ attitude and the positive contribution he has made to the teams he has worked with.

Adam is one of the first nursing degree apprentices at Broadmoor Hospital in Berkshire, but he has already left a lasting impression on the staff and patients he has come into contact with.

One placement manager commented that there was something “dramatically unusual” about Adam's assignment on their ward. Their expectation was that students were there to simply learn, but after a short time they realised that Adam was also able to teach.

During a ward round recently, the placement manager found a note in the patient’s file that revealed that Adam has been intrinsic in the diagnosis of a patient. It read: “On the basis of information received, including the note by the student nurse, we have concluded that the diagnosis is…”

Andrew Daffern (24), a Talent for Care Apprentice at Coventry and Warwick Partnership NHS Trust, and Badar Anwer (21), a Digital Communications Assistant at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust, were presented with the silver and bronze Apprentice of the Year awards respectively.

   Meet the finalists