Support staff are the oil in the engines of hospitals, doctors’ surgeries and other health and care settings, helping to make sure life runs smoothly for everybody. Sue Bradley meets Judith Cullen, winner of the Support Staff of the Year category in the 2019 South Wales Argus Health & Care Awards.
GP RECEPTIONIST Judith Cullen’s heartfelt interest in helping carers earned her the ‘Support Staff of the Year’ accolade at the South Wales Argus Health & Care Awards in 2019.
The team member at Practice Two at the Keir Hardie Health Park in Merthyr Tydfil has made it her mission to locate patients who act as carers – whether it’s husbands, wives and partners, daughters and sons, or even neighbours and friends.
This knowledge allows Ms Cullen and her colleagues to pass on information about all the help and support that’s available, much of which she’s learned about since undertaking Carers’ Champion training.
Ms Cullen’s passion for…