Governors’ Award


Brian Ward

Brian’s work as a Support Time Recovery Worker (STaR) at HMP Swaleside has changed the lives of prisoners for the better – some say he has saved their lives. He is described as a positive and co-operative team member who has enthusiasm and an ‘unswerving sense of hope’ for the health and wellbeing of prisoners.

Brian has adapted CBT mindfulness groups for vulnerable prisoners and worked closely with a substance misuse organisation to ensure care is well co-ordinated. He is described as ‘a fantastic example of dedication, commitment, enthusiasm and creativity in a difficult environment’.

Highly Commended:

Nicola Gresty


Andrew Munden
Matthew Roberts

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