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Why midwife Izzy is nominated for the Public Choice Award

The Cambridge Independent is taking nominations for our Public Choice Award – and running some heart-warming patient stories.

This week the newspaper tells the story Annalisa Ross, from Hauxton, who gave birth to baby Emma while suffering from Covid-19 and was so impressed with her care she nominated midwife Isobel “Izzy” Riches.

Izzy with baby Emma and award logo
Izzy with baby Emma

Annalisa told the Independent:

Izzy took care of me during such a scary and delicate moment of my life when I had to go into hospital to have my baby whilst Covid positive.

Annalisa Ross

The category is one of 12 in the CUH Annual Awards, with the other 11 open to staff only.They are designed to recognise the extraordinary dedication shown by staff at Addenbrooke’s and the Rosie Hospitals during the Covid-19 pandemic.

You can read the full story one here and nominate online here.