Judges cited `remarkable achievements'.Nurse Angela Star was named Sexual Health Nurse of the Year by the National Association of Nurses for Contraception contraception: see birth control.
Birth control by prevention of conception or impregnation. The most common method is sterilization. The most effective temporary methods are nearly 99% effective if used consistently and correctly. and Health earlier this year.
Judges said they had been impressed by her "remarkable achievements in teenage pregnancy teenage pregnancy Adolescent pregnancy, teen pregnancy Social medicine Pregnancy by a ♀, age 13 to 19; TP is usually understood to occur in a ♀ who has not completed her core education–secondary school, has few or no marketable skills, is prevention in Gateshead Primary Care Trust".
In Gateshead, there are around 150 teenage pregnancies a year.
In a report about her work, submitted for the pounds 1,000-award, Mrs Star said her work was centred around helping young women who had already had one pregnancy. "My role is to improve access to contraception services for those who have difficulty getting to clinics.
"This very successful post has enabled young mothers to access contraception services where and when they would like it, until confident to be integrated into mainstream services.
"I see patients in a variety of non-clinical venues: patients' homes, schools, alternative education sites and young women's outreach Outreach is an effort by an organization or group to connect its ideas or practices to the efforts of other organizations, groups, specific audiences or the general public. projects."