A wonderful NHS nurse has thanked colleagues at Kidderminster Hospital & Treatment Centre after she won the Employee of the Week competion.

Deepa Raghavan won Signal 107’s employee of the week competition, organised by MNA Recruitment.

Deepa works in the outpatients department at the hospital in Bewdley Road, Kidderminster. She was surprised by Signal 107 DJ Dicky Dodd.

He called her at work to let her know she had won. She was awarded pizzas for 10 colleagues and a red letter day experience. Deepa was picked from a host of entrants in the competition.


Deepa said: “I am really thankful to have won this competition. I would like to dedicate my award to the whole department. It is such a fantastic place to work.
“When I joined here two years ago I felt very welcome and I really enjoy working here. Thank you to my lovely colleagues for making every day brilliant.”

Deepa was nominated by colleague Maggie Davies for always putting her patients’ needs first. She goes above and beyond to make sure they are well cared for.

Maggie said: “Deepa is such a wonderful person and this radiates into her clinical work. She will go above and beyond to make sure her patients are well cared for and is a fantastic patient advocate, even in the face of adversity.

“As my friend, she has a fabulous sense of humour, and it’s a constant pleasure to work alongside her; she makes every shift a joy.”

alt; Pic for Employee of the week at Kidderminster Hospital of front L-R: Signal Radio's Dicky Dodd, Staff Nurse and winner: Deepa Raghavan from Kidderminster, Health care Support Worker: Maggie davies (she put the nomination up), and MNA Recruitment's Tracey Thompson.

Employee of the week competition

Deepa was presented with her winnings on Friday, along with the food delivery for her colleagues.

The search for the employee of the week was staged as part of a promotional campaign for MNA Recruitment. The firm wanted to brighten the mood among the local workforce during the traditionally gloomy January period.

At a time of the year when many recruiters and candidates are looking at their options, MNA Recruitment wanted to honour a popular employee as part of their promotion of their services.

Recruitment business development manager Tracey Thompson said: “Deepa is a very worthy winner and MNA Recruitment was so pleased to award her for her achievements.”

Signal 107 DJ Dicky Dodd said: “Deepa and her colleagues are a brilliant team and they thoroughly deserve this award.”

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