Nicolette Peel, 44, from Glossop in Derbyshire, works with the charity Mummy’s Star to support women who suffer from cancer.
Mummy’s Star is a charity is committed to helping women and their families affected by cancer during pregnancy or within a year after childbirth in UK and Ireland.
Nicolette, who is a two-time breast cancer survivor, has been invited to attend a prestigious lunch in recognition of her work.
“It is amazing to have been nominated and I am so excited to attend the lunch. I was contacted by the Head of Maternity for NHS England, Professor Jacqueline Dunkley-Bent. She asked me to give her contact details, but I had no idea why. When I found out I had been nominated it came as a wonderful surprise,” she said.
Nicolette is due to graduate as a midwife from the University of Salford this December and chaired the university’s midwifery society.
“I wouldn’t be where I am today without the back up of my brilliant husband, and my lecturers at the University have also been really supportive. It has been a balancing act, but thanks to them I have been able to squeeze everything in,” she added.
The awards ceremony will be held in October.
Previous attendees to the Woman of the Year Awards including actress Nicole Kidman, Julie Walter CBE and children’s author Dame Jaqueline Wilson.
MIDIRS wishes to congratulate Nicolette Peel.
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