County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust places cookies on your computer to improve our website. These cookies don't collect information that identifies a visitor and are all anonymous.� They are used to measure its performance and to provide enhancements to you while using the site. To find out more about the cookies we use, see our privacy policy. Close
High Contrast Sitemap

World Poetry Day Competition Results 2024

In honour of World Poetry Day our library services team held a competition open to all #TeamCDDFT colleagues to enter a poem.

A massive thank you to all the #TeamCDDFT colleagues who entered the poetry competition.
Congratulations to the winners:
  • 1st: Debbie Crisp - To Be A Matron
  • 2nd: Tracy Williams - Spring is Coming
  • 3rd: James Gibson - Astronomers Anonymous
With Debbie's permission, this short video showcases her winning entry.
Well done Debbie who is a matron at University Hospital of North Durham for her fantastic poem!
And a huge thank you to library services for nurturing creativity.

'In recent times, I have utilised admissions to Richardson for respite direct from my fracture clinic, even at weekends. I have never worked anywhere with this efficiency before - it is reassuring and invaluable for the patient.'

Patient, Lowson / Starling Wards, Richardson Hospital