A CONSULTANT physiotherapist has been nominated in a prestigious national awards.

Rachael Moses, consultant physiotherapist in respiratory at Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been selected as a finalist nominated in the 'Clinical Leader of the Year' category at the Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.

The awards recognise, celebrate and promote the finest achievements in the NHS and showcase them to the service’s most influential leaders.

Samantha Wood, clinical nurse specialist in respiratory at the Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, nominated Rachael along with Dr Aash Vyas, their respiratory consultant.

Ms Moses said:“I am in complete shock that I am a HSJ finalist."

The winners of the HSJ Awards 2017 will be announced at an awards ceremony in London on November 22 this year.