Glossop nursing director up for award

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A Tintwistle nursing chief is in the running for a regional management award.

Jackie Bird, executive director of nursing and quality at The Christie, has been shortlisted as innovator of the year in the NHS North West Leadership Recognition Awards.

She was praised for the way she has overseen a reduction in the number of complaints at Manchester hospital in the last two years. Jackie said: “It’s a great honour. I have an excellent team here and I see the nomination as a reward for their hard work.”