Joan Pons Laplana is on a mission to turn the healthcare system upside down and empower frontline staff and patients to lead together. Joan is a Dignity Champion, a Dementia Friend and a PFD Champion of the Year. He been shortlisted as Hero of the Year at the European Diversity Awards and the Excellence in Diversity Awards and won the Equality and Inclusion of the Year at the ENEI Awards. In 2013 he won the DCHS Extra Mile Award for his Compassionate and Outstanding Care and was shortlisted for the 2014 Kate Granger Award for his compassionate care. He was awarded the Frontline Leader of the Year Award at the East Midlands GB Care Awards 2014.
The future of the NHS,
May 13th, 2017, Great Hall