A 999 ADVISOR who has racked up an unbelievable 53 years of service is amongst those that has been recognised in Queen’s Birthday Honours listing 2021.
Mary Davies, 74-years-old, of Anglesey, has appointed MBE for companies to the Emergency Providers.
She has devoted her entire working profession to serving as a 999 advisor in BT
Voice Providers and is their longest serving advisor.
Stephen MacVicar, additionally from Anglesey, has been awarded a BEM.
The chair, Seiriol Alliance, and founding member, Seiriol Good Flip Scheme For voluntary, has been recignised for his companies to Individuals with Dementia and the neighborhood in Wales
In 2019 he chaired the Seiriol Alliance that labored in partnership with
Anglesey County Council to enhance well being, wellbeing and prosperity within the local people with its primary concentrate on isolation and loneliness and the care of
these with dementia.
Mary has seen unbelievable technological transformation of the service however the one factor that hasn’t modified is why the 999 service exists and that’s to get vital assist to these in want and to avoid wasting lives.
She works as an evening shift advisor, working 4 * 10hr shifts per week and remains to be
as alert and prepared to study new issues as she was when she joined in 1967.
In 2012, when Anglesey County Council determined to shut Beaumaris Canolfan
Leisure Centre, Stephen, with others, arrange a Social Enterprise Scheme and serves
as Vice-Chair, a Director and its efficient CEO.
The constructing employs quite a few full and part-time workers, has a major
live performance theatre, a fitness center and services for all method of cultural and sporting
actions for all ages.
He’s additionally the present chair of Llanfaes Belief which is a registered charity
offering funds for instructional, coaching and sporting wants in a disadvantaged space
He was a committee member for Gwynedd Haematology and Most cancers Aid
Fund (reg charity) and in 2012 led a profitable marketing campaign on behalf of GPs to
resist proposals to scale back Native Authority Care Residence beds in Anglesey till
satisfactory funding for impartial dwelling was supplied.
In March 2020 he was instrumental in establishing the ‘Seiriol Good Flip
Scheme’ inside the city of Beaumaris and surrounding villages.
Inside days he and the crew had distributed leaflets to over 2,000 houses in
the ward, recruited 120 volunteers and organised a crew of 6 who now
present some extent of contact hotline for individuals in want.
Aged or weak individuals who had been shielding had been supplied with deliveries
of drugs, groceries and sizzling meals provided by native companies in addition to
different actions reminiscent of canine strolling.
In April 2020 he teamed up with a neighborhood GP observe in Anglesey so as to
produce a bilingual collection of movies offering data on numerous
Two Welsh Ambulance Service colleagues have additionally been recognised within the Queen’s Birthday Honours Record.
Andy Swinburn, the Belief’s Affiliate Director of Paramedicine, and Sue Owen-Williams, a nurse dvisor for NHS 111 Wales, have been awarded the distinguished Queen’s Ambulance Service Medal.
In the meantime, former chief govt Tracy Myhill has additionally been appointed OBE for her companies to NHS Wales.
Sue joined NHS Direct Wales – now the NHS 111 Wales service – in 2005 as a nurse advisor after working as a workers nurse on a genito-urinary unit, having certified in 1994.
Sue, who is predicated in Bangor, has raised 1000’s of kilos for most cancers charities by means of a collection of gruelling walks, together with Most cancers Analysis UK’s Shine Night time Stroll and 9 of Stroll the Stroll charity’s MoonWalks.
Director of Operations Lee Brooks QAM stated: “Sue’s dedication and dedication to her fundraising efforts are testomony to her tenacity.
“At work, Sue delivers glorious medical recommendation for her sufferers always.
“She works calmly and successfully, and offers sort and compassionate help to our sufferers and the crew round her when they’re coping with complicated medical points.
“It’s an distinctive skilled that may pull collectively a crew which is beneath strain and recognise when her colleagues require help.
“She is a outstanding, caring nurse and invaluable to our organisation.”
Andy joined Lancashire Ambulance Service in 1991 as an Ambulance Individual and progressed to Ambulance Technician, Paramedic, Main Ambulance Paramedic and Operational Coach.
He was appointed Schooling and Coaching Supervisor in 2002, and in 2006, turned the Skilled Growth Supervisor at North West Ambulance Service, the place he led the event of a medical management construction.
It was throughout this time the Lancashire-native additionally obtained his MSc in Superior Scientific Observe from Bolton College.
In 2013, Andy moved to East Midlands Ambulance Service to take up the function of Advisor Paramedic earlier than securing his present place on the Welsh Ambulance Service in 2017.
He already has a string of awards to his identify, together with Well being Service Journal’s Finest Innovation Award, in addition to the Allied Well being Skilled of the Yr Award and Allied Well being Skilled Scientific Management Award within the Advancing Healthcare Awards.
Dr Brendan Lloyd, medical director, stated: “Andy’s ground-breaking work round Superior Paramedic Practitioners and management of the occupation, each domestically and thru the School of Paramedics, means the Welsh Ambulance Service is recognised as one of the vital progressive when it comes to superior paramedic observe.
“In 2018, Andy additionally carried out a 24/7 Senior Scientific Help service for employees in order that no resolution is made in isolation, which continues efficiently in the present day throughout Wales.”
Tracy, the Belief’s chief govt from 2014-18, stated of her honour: “I’ve been so privileged to have had such a unprecedented and rewarding profession – from receptionist to chief govt – working with so many distinctive and inspirational folks.
“I’ve been, and stay, captivated with enhancing the well being of the inhabitants and well being companies for the folks of Wales and while now retired from the NHS, I stay devoted to supporting folks and organisations to be the perfect they are often.
“And to each receptionist on the market, I say you can also obtain something you dare to dream of.”
Expressing his heartfelt thanks for his or her “inspiring achievements”, Simon Hart, secretary of State for Wales, congratulated all these being recognised with an award.
Mr Hart stated: “In what has really been an astonishingly difficult yr, it’s vital that we take the time to recognise and reward the inspiring achievements of outstanding folks throughout society.
“These awards have fun the people who selflessly give again to these round them, each by means of their work and private lives, and whose work can generally be ignored.
“It’s heart-warming to see the massively numerous vary of recipients from communities and backgrounds throughout Wales, recognised for his or her dedication to charity, training, well being, sport the humanities and – throughout a world pandemic – extraordinary work within the battle in opposition to Covid-19.
“We’re all extraordinarily grateful for the efforts of every particular person honoured and I’d prefer to personally congratulate everybody receiving an award.”
Michael Taggart, of Rhyl, was additionally appointed MBE. The 39-year-old, a Strategic Home Abuse Officer, North Wales Police, was recognised for his companies to Victims of Home Abuse.
He has supported victims of home abuse all through his profession.
In 2014, he specialised to turn out to be a tactical Home Abuse Officer, protecting
the county of Denbighshire. He labored instantly with victims providing them safeguarding recommendation and help, encouraging them to make the courageous step to finish statements
in opposition to the perpetrators.
Shifting to his present function in 2018, a job his predecessors had fulfilled with coverage writing, procedural change and high quality assurance. He tore up the job description and took each alternative it afforded to ship his message to probably the most weak victims by means of progressive and extensively various means.
By way of his ardour and dedication, he constructed up a community of contacts throughout the third sector whom he now works alongside, to most potential for victims.
He secured funding to create a home abuse roadshow and toured it all through North Wales. ‘Would You Make the Lower’’ centered on the hair and magnificence trade, utilizing the sanctuary of hair and wonder salons to succeed in out to and supply help to victims of home abuse.
He spoke of his personal story: his mom was murdered by his stepfather in 1997 when he was simply 15. His story helped him join with the viewers, enhancing their understanding of the problems and inspiring them to be the eyes and ears of home abuse help companies and a mouthpiece for victims.
Such is the influence of the roadshows, it has led to disclosures of abuse, controlling and coercive behaviour, sexual assault and rape to the crew.
One attendee requested him to speak at his Tattoo Tea Social gathering conference as he felt that tattooists’ may gain advantage from his recommendation on recognizing potential victims of home abuse; the occasion was properly attended and he obtained optimistic suggestions. The White Ribbon marketing campaign is a charity designed to finish male violence in opposition to girls.
He displayed the White Ribbon on all North Wales Police autos and 1700 taxis throughout North Wales as a part of a wider publicity marketing campaign to focus on the plight of victims of home abuse.
For the reason that implementation of recent stalking laws in 2020 he has been
instrumental in making certain the protection of particular person girls in particular circumstances whereas
frontline officers turn out to be accustomed to the brand new techniques.
His influence on highlighting the hidden victims of those crimes has been excellent and has turn out to be much more necessary in gentle of Covid restrictions.
He organised a marketing campaign to succeed in out to potential victims, involving partnership working with industrial companies reminiscent of Tesco (dwelling supply service); Meals banks and Pharmacies throughout North Wales.