NORTH Essex residents are invited to nominate NHS staff who have gone the extra mile this winter.

North East Essex clinical commissioning group wants people to say thank you to ambulance crews who drove through blizzards to reach accident scenes or hospital staff who braved the weather to get to work by nominating them as an NHS Hero.

Chairman Dr Gary Sweeney said: “This winter we have seen just how inspirational our NHS staff are.

“It is because of their determination and spirit that patients have continued to be able to access the care they need.”

To nominate someone, visit