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2016 CN Awards - The winners

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We are delighted to announce the CN Awards 2016 winners. Thank you to the readers that took the time to nominate their colleagues for an Award, those that voted and, of course, the companies that have sponsored a specific Award – without all of which this year's CN Awards would not have been such a great success.

 Nutrition Resource of the Year

BAPEN Nutritional Care Tool

Social Media Personality of the Year

Catherine Collins
Principle Dietitian, St George's Hospital – @RD_Catherine

Community Nutrition Professional of the Year

Joanne Ridgway
Lead HEN Dietitian for Adults, Home Enteral Nutrition (HEN) Team, Lewisham & Greenwich NHS Trust

YAKULTCNAWARDS12Sponsored by Yakult
Yakult is delighted to sponsor the 2016 CN Award for 'Community Nutrition Professional of the Year'.
Visit:  for free educational and research information.

Student of the Year

Fight The Fads – Harriet Smith, Caroline Day, Elisabeth Cresta
Co-founders of Fight The Fads, British Dietetic Association (BDA) Student Representative
on Council, Presidents of the King's College London (KCL) Nutrition & Dietetics Society
& KCL Student Dietitians

NUTRINOVOCNAWARDS12Sponsored by nutrinovo
nutrinovo, the company behind the innovative 'ProSource' range of products, is delighted to be sponsoring the CN Award for Student of the Year – helping to support the nutrition professionals of the future.

Coeliac Professional of the Year

Nick Trott
Gastroenterology Dietitian, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, Sheffield

Clinical Nutrition Professional of the Year

Sean White
Home Enteral Feed Dietitian, Sheffield Teaching Hospital NHS Trust

Sponsored by Special K
Special K p
rovides a range of healthy breakfast cereals including flakes, porridges and granolas.
See for more information.

Paediatric Nutrition Professional of the Year

Foodtalk – Lindsay Gilbert, Melissa Little, Shirley Serber Souza & Verena Trend
Foodtalk Community Interest Company

Sponsored by Nutricia Early Life Nutrition
Nutricia Early Life Nutrition are delighted to sponsor the Award for 'Paediatric Nutrition Professional of the Year'.
For further information please visit:

New Product of the Year

Thick & Easy Clear
Fresenius Kabi,

The 'Geoff Simmonett' Commitment to Patient Care Award

Jenny Schneider
Enteral Nurse Specialist, Nutricia Homeward

Nutricia Homeward Nursing ServiceSponsored by Nutricia Homeward Nursing Service
The Nutricia Homeward Nursing Service is the largest dedicated enteral nursing service in the UK. It has been supporting enterally fed community patients for 15 years.

CN Writer of the Year

Louise Henry & Gayle Black
Senior Specialist Dietitians – Children, Teenagers and Young Adults, The Royal Marsden
NHS Foundation Trust

Outstanding Achievement Award

Dr Mike Stroud OBE
Consultant Gastroenterologist, Southampton General Hospital, and past-President of BAPEN

Sponsored by Abbott NutritionABBOTTCNAWARDS12
Abbott Nutrition, pioneers of products and services that help improve the health and wellbeing of infants, children and adults, is delighted to sponsor the CN Award for 'Outstanding Achievement'. For further information about Abbott Nutrition, visit:

Congratulations to all the 2016 CN Award winners. To read what the winners had to say when finding out about winning a CN Award, click here.