GSTS staff shortlisted for two national awards

GSTS staff shortlisted for two national awards

Two GSTS staff members were shortlisted for awards at yesterdays, National Association for Healthcare Security (NAHS), annual conference and awards held in Birmingham.

The Association’s aim is to support and enable healthcare provision through the delivery of professional security management; promoting and ensuring members are best placed and equipped to provide a safe and secure environment for their organisations staff, patients and all visitors.

The two members of staff were Gary Bertenshaw who works as a security officer at a hospital in South Manchester and Stuart Lindsay GSTS’s Training and Development Manager.

Gary’s nomination followed his quick actions in September 2019 when he prevented a 17 year old female patient from self-harming and attempted suicide. Dave Potts GSTS CEO was delighted that Gary has been recognised through these prestigious awards,

“Amongst a team of nearly 40 officers deployed at this hospital location – Gary is renowned to be one of the most competent officers who always represents the company at the maximum level and displaying the highest standards”.

Stuart’s nomination followed him spearheading GSTS’s range of range of specialist training courses and for major innovation within Healthcare Training. The unique GSTS Intrusive Supervision is taught to GSTS Healthcare Security Supervisors, and develops knowledge and skills only previously taught to senior police and emergency service officers. Dave is delighted for Stuart;

“Stuart is a real driving force for the company and has a mission to make GSTS officers the best that there is in the Healthcare sector. He embodies our drive to encourage all our staff through comprehensive specialist training”.