Staff at Lache Health Centre have been celebrating after picking up an impressive collection of accolades at an awards evening hosted by the West Cheshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

The Hawthorn Road surgery, which has more than 6,000 patients, was awarded a trio of trophies for staff excellence, with Sister Dawn Ellis from Saltney crowned Nurse of the Year and Health care assistant Alison Vass, who lives in Lache, taking the Carers Link of the Year award.

Julia Bailey, who joined the team 15 years ago, received the prestigious Practice Manager of the Year title. Julia, who lives in Rossett was nominated for the award by her fellow practice managers throughout West Cheshire.

Partner at Lache Health Centre Dr Kevin Guinan said: “The commitment and compassion of our staff is astounding.

“Their job roles are constantly evolving and expanding and we are so proud that their phenomenal dedication has been officially recognised.”