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NHS Champions—nominate your healthcare hero

03 September 2008

The NHS Champions awards are being run by the King’s Fund in association with the Evening Standard to recognise and celebrate the contribution of healthcare staff in London – as part of the NHS 60th anniversary celebrations.

The NHS Champions awards are being run by the King’s Fund in association with the Evening Standard to recognise and celebrate the contribution of healthcare staff in London – as part of the NHS 60th anniversary celebrations.

Patients, relatives, carers, members of the public and NHS staff are being invited to nominate staff who have provided ‘exceptional care’ in six categories:

  • Doctors and dentists
  • Nurses, midwives and health visitors
  • Allied health professionals (including therapists, pharmacists etc)
  • Ambulance staff (including paramedics)
  • Clinical support staff (including healthcare assistants, porters, housekeepers etc)
  • Managers and administrative staff

Every member of staff nominated will receive a certificate from the King’s Fund and the Evening Standard – shortlisted staff will be invited to an awards ceremony in December at which six finalists, one in each category, will be announced.

NHS Champions judges will include Niall Dickson, Chief Executive of the King’s Fund, and Veronica Wadley, Editor of the Evening Standard.

The closing date for entries is October 16 – make your nomination online at www.nhschampions.org.uk

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