Timeline:

5th March 2019
' Nominations open '
26th April 2019
' Nominations close '
24th June 2019
' Shortlist announced '
10th July 2019
' Awards ceremony '

Katy Chachou, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

VYA-M-Katy Chachou, Birmingham & Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust

Midlands

Seven years ago, Katy was diagnosed with postpartum psychosis. For five years Katy has worked relentlessly to help those experiencing similar mental ill health by giving hope and making a positive impact on everyone she meets and everything she is involved in including patients and their families/carers, NHS staff on a national scale, commissioners (local and national). Examples include: Recovery College, media work, and production of two short films, peer support, training and service development.

Nominated by: Steve McCabe MP, Jess Phillips MP and Rt Hon Dame Caroline Spelman DBE MP