Barking and Dagenham workers nominated for health awards

Recognition: The awards are open to staff and volunteers at facilities including the Becontree healt

Recognition: The awards are open to staff and volunteers at facilities including the Becontree health centre in Dagenham, pictured above - Credit: Archant

Dedicated health workers who assist people with severe emotional problems are being entered into annual awards.

The staff will be selected for gongs in categories including outstanding team, outstanding individual of the year and volunteer of the year.

North East London NHS Foundation Trust, which looks after mental health patients in Barking and Dagenham, is organising the awards.

The closing date for nominations is 5pm on February 1. For more information, log on to nelft.nhs.uk.