Jo Murray

NHS, Guildford, UK

Special Power

Compassionate improver

Innovator Type


Planet Benefit

Spreading care & kindness

All NHS staff are heroes. They all touch people’s lives.  

Jo’s unrelenting desire to improve patient involvement in healthcare was singled out by the judges. She is striving for more compassion and improvement in the NHS, by operating an internal assessment service within Surrey hospitalswhich recognises and rewards improvements and excellenceJo is the lead on Trust accreditation programme for wards, outpatient departments and other clinical teams in both the acute Trust and community services.

She ensures their voices are heard and considered in the way healthcare is planned. She drives forward the need to have fully integrated multi-disciplinary teams at local ward and community level. 

We thank Jo and all NHS staff for their amazing work during the Coronavirus pandemic.