A HEALTH trust has won a top award.

Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust (WWL) was crowned overall winner at the HPMA Excellence in Human Resource Management Awards at a ceremony in London.

The award-winning programme, Staff Engagement the WWL Way, was selected by the judges from among the 16 category winners to take home the award.

Nicole Ferguson, staff engagement lead at WWL, said: “This is a fantastic achievement for the Trust and great recognition for us in terms of what we have already achieved and what we have put in place.

“This award will give us the confidence to move forward with what we are doing and will push us to keep building on it.”