Childrens Community Respiratory Physiotherapy (including Rapid Response)
The Childrens Community Respiratory Physiotherapy Team work with children with complex neuro-disabilities and severe respiratory difficulties. The team provide specialist, rapid assessment and treatment in the community. The children on the caseload have life limiting conditions and are at risk of life-threatening chest infections, these Children rarely survive into adulthood.
The Team are nominated for the award as they improve quality of life, reduce hospital admissions, emergency department attendances, reduce length of stay in hospital and are hugely cost effective for the NHS.
“The Rapid Response Physiotherapy Team are the gold standard of NHS care.” (a patients mum)
Nominated by: Lee Anderson MP, Ben Bradley MP, Ruth Ewards MP, Alex Norris MP and Nadia Whittome MP
I am delighted that the Children’s Community Respiratory Physiotherapy Team at the Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust has been nominated for this prestigious award. This is testament to the excellent work the team do all year round and I am proud they are receiving recognition for this work. (Lee Anderson MP)
For 10 years the team have responded to thousands of calls prevented countless A&E attendances or hospital admissions and improved quality of life. They’re an integral part in many family’s lives. (Ben Bradley MP)
The Children’s Community Respiratory Physiotherapy Team are highly deserving of this award. Many families across the Midlands have been touched by the team’s dedication for helping improve care outcomes for children with complex respiratory illnesses. Their work is nothing short of heroic.(Ruth Edwards MP)
Now more than ever the work of the Children’s Respiratory Physiotherapy Team is vital for not only the health but also the wellbeing of our young people. (Nadia Whittome MP)