Bradford NHS worker wins top maternity award

    Photo Credit - Bradford NHS

    An NHS maternity worker who supports some of the most vulnerable new mums in Bradford district has scooped a national award.

    Lucy Downing, who works in the community maternity team at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, was named Maternity Support Worker of the Year in the Royal College of Midwives (RCM) Annual Midwifery Awards.

    She beat a host of nominees to reach a shortlist of four; then went on to scoop the top prize, for her work with new mums in some of the most deprived areas of Bradford.

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