NCT Stars Awards 2017

We are delighted to announce the winners of the NCT Stars Awards 2017.

The annual NCT Stars Awards recognise and celebrate the achievements, hard work and dedication of our volunteers and practitioners who make a fantastic contribution to the Charity’s work by providing services and supporting parents and parents-to-be across the UK at an incredibly important time in their lives.

Volunteer of the Year

This award is for an NCT volunteer who has gone above and beyond expectations and made a significant impact on parents' lives and wellbeing.

The winner is:

  • Julie-Anne Stephenson - Teesside branch, North East Region

Also highly commended are:

  • Sharon Cole - Woking branch, South East Region
  • Joanna Dunbar - Croydon branch, London Region

Practitioner of the Year

This award is for an NCT practitioner who, either through their paid practitioner or volunteer roles, has gone above and beyond expectations and made a significant impact on parents' lives and wellbeing.

The winner is:

  • Christine Griffin - Worthing branch, South East Region

Also highly commended are:

  • Liz Lambourn -  Twickenham, Hounslow & District branch, London Region
  • Katherine Woodbury - Frome branch, South West Region

Volunteer Team of the Year

This award is for a volunteer team in a branch that has gone above and beyond expectations to expand local services and extend the support provided to new and expectant parents.

The winner is:

  • NCT Bassetlaw Branch TeamEast Midlands Region

Also highly commended are:

  • NCT Malvern Hills, Mondays up the Malverns Team - West Midlands Region
  • NCT Mid Sussex Saturday Family Group Team - South East Region

NCT Team of the Year

This award is for an NCT team that has demonstrated excellence in working together to support parents in their First 1,000 days to have the best possible experience of pregnancy, birth and early parenthood. The team may include volunteers, practitioners and/or other NCT colleagues.

The winner is:

  • NCT Bankside Project TeamYorkshire and the Humber Region

Also highly commended are:

  • NCT Aberdeen City & Shire Breastfeeding Survey Team - Scotland Region
  • NCT Parents in Mind - Widnes and Runcorn Team - North West Region

Many congratulations to our winners and to everyone who participated.