Menu
My Shopping Bag

Latest News

National Chair is recognised with prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award

Published: 17th April 2023


Sue Cawthray, the National Chair of the NACC has been recognised for her years of service during a glittering awards gala for the 2023 Public Sector Catering Awards, which took place on 13th April at the London Hilton Metropole.

Sue Cawthray is in her third term as our chair. She has been notable for pursuing higher standards of care catering and championing the positive impact that good nutrition, hydration and mealtimes have on the physical and emotional health and wellbeing of the elderly and vulnerable.

Along with being the NACC’s Chair, Sue is chief executive of Harrogate Neighbours, an award-winning organisation which provides residential care, community care as well as the Harrogate and Ripon Angels meals on wheels service, which she helped set up to fill the gap left by the closure of a local service.

The citation recognised her contribution in getting Harrogate Neighbours awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services, the highest form of recognition a voluntary group can receive in the UK. Sue has also spoke out on many occasions to remind the Government of its obligations to the care sector as it stood in the forefront of Covid-19 and the restrictions that we all faced.

Speaking at the Awards night, Sue said: “I am absolutely shocked and did not expect it. I am just so grateful that I have been given the opportunity to do the job I do every day. I believe at Harrogate Neighbours we make a difference to people’s lives every day. I have the most amazing team at Harrogate Neighbours who are dedicated and hardworking. I am just so grateful for the work they put in as well as their dedication and commitment because we do it together.”

Earlier in the evening, care homes group and NACC members Care UK, won the Care Catering Award and their Caroline Lloyd, also won the Unsung Hero Award.

Article Tags

Press release

Read the latest news stories from the care catering sector including regional and national stories, NACC members news and key industry updates.

We are always on the lookout for great stories, if you would like to share a newsworthy story, please get in touch.

Email: info@thenacc.co.uk
Phone: 08707 480 180

Regions


Scotland 186
South East 185
Midlands 184
Wales 185
North 193
South West 187

Year Published

Tags

Award winners (2) Awards (9) Awards launch (2) Care catering (3) Care chef of the year competition (8) Carehome (1) Catering (1) Charity (2) Chef (1) Chef competition (1) Conference (2) Covid19 (1) Cqc standards (3) Event (1) Events (17) Exhibition (2) Finalist (1) Funding (1) Government (1) Health care (3) Hrh the duchess of cornwall (1) Industry news (2) Lockdown (1) Market report (1) Meals (1) Meals on wheels (41) Meels on wheels 2019 press release (1) Members (1) Merry christmas (1) Nacc (7) Nacc awards (1) Nacc care chef of the year (2) Nacc care chef of the year competition (1) Nacc national awards (9) Nacc virtual awards (1) Nacctdf (6) Nationalawards (4) New products (5) News (10) Newsletter (1) Nutrition (4) Nutrition & hydration week (1) Plant based (1) Pr tender (1) Premier partner (52) Press (1) Press release (98) Procurement (2) Recipes (1) Resources (1) Shortlist announced (1) Sue cawthray (1) Survey (1) Sustain association (1) Thank you heroes (13) Training (4) Training & development forum (4) Vegan (1) Vegetarian (1) Wales (1) Welsh region (1) Worshipful company cooks of london (1)