NI Health & Social Care Awards Judging Panel
Former Chief Nursing Officer
Professor Charlotte McArdle, Registered Nurse and Former Chief Nursing Officer at the Department of Health for Northern Ireland, Charlotte is also an Honorary Professor at Ulster University. Charlotte has now taken up post as Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for NHS England.
Emergency Medicine Consultant, NISTAR & HEMS
Dr Sinead Campbell-Gray, Emergency Medicine Consultant for Belfast Health and Social Care
Trust, Northern Ireland Specialist Transport & Retrieval and Air Ambulance Northern Ireland. Dr Campbell-Gray has a keen interest in event and pre-hospital emergency care.
Chief Executive, Praxis Care
Andy was appointed as CEO in March 2019. Prior to joining Praxis Care, Andy had worked in the statutory sector for 18 years in field and residential social work, care management and as an Assistant Director of Older People’s Services in the South Eastern Health & Social Care Trust. Andy’s extensive experience encompasses learning disability, mental ill health, dementia, primary care and older people’s services and he had responsibility for care operations and development within Praxis Care for a number of years prior to his appointment of CEO.
Lecturer in Behaviour Analysis & Autism, Queens University
Dr Booth’s research has focused on working with parents of children/young people who have been diagnosed with an Autism Spectrum Disorder using Applied Behaviour Analysis to teach new skills and reduce challenging behaviours.
Additionally, she is now working with a VR company to produce a virtual classroom with the aim to help reduce anxiety-related behaviours in teenagers diagnosed with autism, who are at risk of exclusion from education, integrate fully into their education setting.
Disability Rights Activist
Michaela is a Disability Rights Activist and a previous finalist in the BBC top 100 Most Inspirational Women. She has a particular interest in lobbying for safe and dignified public changing facilities for those with a disability.
Founder, Little Penny Thoughts
Little Penny Thoughts was launched as a Facebook page by Annette Kelly and has over half a million followers across their social media platforms, with an aim to encourage confidence and promote wellbeing within others. Annette Kelly is a personal development and performance coach. An experienced keynote speaker, event host and workshop facilitator.
REACH US Awards Information
Crowne Plaza, Belfast
117 Milltown Road
Thursday April 28, 2022
18:30: Drinks reception & Sponsors Marketplace
19:30: Event starts
19:55: Welcome from Title Sponsor
20:00: Awards Presentations
21:00: Dinner Served
22:00: Award presentations
23:00: Evening entertainment / disco starts