This award commends doctors - GP's and those working in hospitals - for the difference they make to their patients’ lives, providing an outstanding level of care above and beyond the call of duty.
Nurse of the Year
For the nurse, who works for the hospital trust, in the community, in a GP surgery, in the NHS or in the private sector, who rises above expectations in their care for patients.
Midwife/Midwifery Team of the Year
For the midwife or midwifery team who work for the hospital trust, in the community or in the private sector, who look after mums-to-be and their babies to their best of their ability.
Mental Health & Wellbeing Award
This award will pay tribute to the incredible people who work in the field of mental health, helping people that face difficult and challenging personal issues. We encourage entries from the NHS and private sector including entries from businesses that have recognised mental health within the workplace.
Carer of the Year
For any individual or team who care and give their time and their all - either voluntary or in the private sector - for the benefit of others.
Therapist of the Year
This award is for the physiotherapist, occupational therapist, therapeutic radiographer or osteopath who provides nothing but the highest quality care for patients, exceeding expectations.
Community Health Care Award
This award celebrates an individual or team that goes that extra mile in the community. Entries could include highlighting the outstanding customer service and care from a variety of health care areas including GP Practice, Pharmacy, Optician, Dentist. We also welcome nominations from volunteer community groups/individuals and other NHS sectors.
Emergency Response Worker
Emergency services look after the public on a daily basis and often do not get the recognition that they deserve. We are looking for individuals that work in this sector that have demonstrated quick thinking solutions, courage and bravery, often putting their own lives on the line to help save the lives of others.
This award celebrates a person who has consistently gone that extra mile to make a real difference - whether they are a member of the general public, hospital porter, receptionist, cleaner - someone behind the scenes who gives their all.
Volunteer of the Year
Awarded to an individual who volunteers their time to make a difference in the local community. Could include nominations from volunteer groups such as St.Johns Ambulance or counselling services or an individual that has demonstrated being a good neighbour to an elderly member of the community.
Young Health Care Hero
This will celebrate any youngster up to the age of 16 that has demonstrated exceptional achievement within the Health care community. This individual may have demonstrated extreme bravery during an emergency situation or raised valuable funds for a health based charity.