National calendar of health and care award events


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When  Organisation  Award 
April Medilink UK Awards MedilinkUK 2017 Awards celebrate the very best of UK Life Sciences at one of the largest events on the Medical Technology and Life Sciences Calendar. 
April Student Nursing Times Awards The Student Nursing Times Awards are the only awards to celebrate the very best in student nurses and nurse education.
May European Kate Granger Awards Nominations are open for the first ever European Kate Granger Awards for Compassionate Care – named after an English doctor who worked tirelessly to raise awareness around compassion in healthcare while undergoing treatment for cancer.
May RCNi Nurse Awards The RCNi Nurse Awards are the profession’s top accolade for nursing excellence. They recognise and reward nurses who have come up with new ways to improve health outcomes, enhance patient experiences and transform nursing practice.

May HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards The HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards recognise just how important efficiency is for the health service and champion innovative solutions and cost effective measures that deliver tangible improvements whilst maintaining the highest level of patient care.
May BMJ Awards The BMJ Awards are the UK's leading medical awards. They recognise and celebrate the inspirational work of healthcare teams across the country.
June HPMA Excellence Awards  The HPMA Excellence Awards 2017 recognise and reward outstanding work in healthcare human resource management.
July Patient Safety Awards The Patient Safety Awards recognise and reward outstanding practice within the NHS and independent healthcare organisations.
September The National Diversity Awards  The National Diversity Awards celebrates the excellent achievements of grass-root communities that tackle the issues in today’s society, giving them recognition for their dedication and hard work.
September NHS Wales Awards The NHS Wales Awards aim to uncover, acknowledge and celebrate good practice that has helped to transform patient care.
September Digital Communications Awards  The Digital Communication Awards honour outstanding projects, campaigns and innovations in the field of online communications. The DCA honour industry-leading online PR and communications from across Europe.
October Royal Society for Public Health Awards RSPH celebrate and promote the contribution and positive impact organisations are having on the public’s health.
October EHI Awards The EHI Awards are the UK's only dedicated healthcare IT awards. The awards bring together the country's top IT and clinical professionals from the NHS along with supplier companies hosting their customers.
October National Association of Care Catering Awards The prestigious awards spotlight the exceptional work undertaken by care providers and caterers, as well as the sector’s unsung heroes. Winners are committed to excellence, innovation and education, and to reaching the very highest standards of catering
October Allocate Awards The Allocate Awards 2017 will celebrate and reward those who have made a difference, whether that’s to patients, colleagues, to their entire organisation, or to the wider NHS.
November HSJ Awards The HSJ Awards recognise, celebrate and promote the finest achievements in the NHS, and showcase them to the service’s most influential leaders. The awards have grown to become the most sought after accolade in British healthcare – and the largest awards programme of its type in the world.
November Nursing Times Awards The Nursing Times Awards are the most respected and relevant awards in the nursing and healthcare sector and offer much deserved recognition for the innovative and excellent care that nurses at all levels provide across the UK.
November Building Better Healthcare Awards Building Better Healthcare is pleased to introduce its 2017 Awards. This important annual event celebrates the innovation, architecture, people, products and services that are helping to transform patient care.
November LaingBuisson Awards The LaingBuisson Awards recognise and celebrate industry excellence and innovative services in the public, private and third sectors.
December HFMA National Healthcare Finance Awards  The HFMA National Healthcare Finance Awards celebrate excellence in finance departments across the four home nations, showcasing best practice and achievement in financial management and governance.
February 2018 NHS Employers The flu fighter awards celebrates the great achievements of flu teams and organisations when promoting the flu vaccine to staff.
March 2018 Patient Experience Network The PEN National Awards are the first patient experience awards in the UK, celebrating the delivery of outstanding patient experience by those involved in the health and social care industry.
March 2018  The Great British Care Awards  The Great British Care Awards are a series of regional events throughout England and are a celebration of excellence across the care sector.
March 2018 The Chief Scientific Officer Awards The Chief Scientific Officer Awards want to capture and celebrate the diversity of contributions healthcare science makes to the NHS and patient care, whether this is through leadership, clinical research, technological innovation or communicating science to the public.

  Advancing Healthcare Awards  The Advancing Healthcare Awards recognise and reward projects and professionals that lead innovative healthcare practice and make a real difference to patients’ lives. The awards are open to allied health professionals, healthcare scientists and those who work alongside them in support roles.
  RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards The RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards aim to recognise, celebrate and promote the work that physicians do to improve patient-centred care through education, policy, clinical practice and research.



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