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Hailing the heroes of healthcare: YEP Best of Health Awards winners revealed

Cheers of celebration mingled with emotional tears as the worthy winners of this year’s Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards were announced.

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All the winners on stage after the ceremony. PIC: James Hardisty

YEP Best of Health Awards winners are revealed

THE region’s superstar health workers have been revealed.

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Best of Health Awards: Winners to be revealed

THE top health workers in the region are set to be revealed.

The Yorkshire Evening Post Best of Health Awards take place today, recognising the people who make a huge difference to the lives of our readers.

From doctors to nurses, dieticians to mental health workers, the awards will highlight the amazing work going on across Yorkshire.

Winners will be revealed at the awards lunch, sponsored by Sovereign Health Care, which is being held at the Queens Hotel in Leeds.

Nicola Furbisher, editor of the Yorkshire Evening Post, said: “Every year we are stunned by the calibre of entries and this year was no exception.

“We wanted to hear about those health workers who have had a huge impact on the lives of their patients and we weren’t disappointed.

“Some of the stories were so moving and we were impressed by every nomination.

“Anyone who is shortlisted should feel incredibly proud. I’m delighted to meet these fantastic people today and hear about their wonderful work.”

At the glitzy awards lunch at The Queens Hotel, the winners will be announced and the shortlisted nominee who especially impresses will be given the Overall Judges’ Award.

* Follow @KatieBaldwinYEP on Twitter to find out the winners as they are revealed.

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They’re the best of the best - the shortlist for the YEP Best of Health Awards has been revealed.

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