Hull pathology team receives global recognition for commitment to quality

Pathology staff at Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust are celebrating after winning Quality Team of the Year in a prestigious international awards ceremony.

The International Quality Awards 2018 recognise excellence within the quality profession and winners are acknowledged for enhancing the reputation of their organisations around the globe.

Judges voted to award the honour to the Hull team after praising the “rigorous quality structures in place across their laboratories.”

They said: “The team provides a high culture of transparency and a shared drive for continuous improvement.”

Pathology Quality Manager Ernesto Jr Quider, who entered the service for the award, said: “It was an amazing moment for the pathology lab team when we heard our name being called.

“We have worked very hard to uphold the highest standards in quality and this award is reward for the part every member of our team has played in securing this global recognition for the trust.”