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TUH wins Overall Excellence in HR award

Tallaght University Hospital won the “Overall Excellence in HR” at the HR Leadership Management Awards, as well as the “Best Public Sector HR initiative” for its WalkWays programme, in partnership with Walk and Dun Laoghaire Education and Training Board.

Pictured from left to right at the Mansion House collecting the Best Public Sector HR Initiative Award were Marie Mc Carthy, HR Business Partner; Vicki Hogan Co-Ordinator & Job Coach at WALK; Sharon Larkin, Director of HR; Breda O’Toole one of the Award Judges; Joanne Coffey, Communications Manager and Lucy Nugent, Chief Executive

Walk is a community organisation involved in the education and training of young people with intellectual disabilities.

TUH offers a one year structured learning programme for young adults with intellectual disabilities with the overall aim of the trainees gaining employable skills and certification through experiences form working within the large hospital setting and across various roles…

TUH CEO, Lucy Nugent said, “I am very proud of all our staff across the hospital who have embraced and got involved in such a worthwhile initiative.”