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Awards Announcement - Nominate your Health Hero

ohh award logo We are delighted to announce the launch of the Our Health Heroes Awards

Skills for Health are looking for those extra-special people who put patient care first, strive to keep their team motivated and are true #OurHealthHeroes to the healthcare sector. 

Working in partnership with National Skills Academy for Health and UNISON, the Our Health Heroes Awards have been created to acknowledge the significant contribution made by the support workforce, those who play a crucial role in delivering patient care on the front line. 

The aim of the Our Health Heroes awards is to celebrate the 798,600 people across the UK health sector who work in roles such as healthcare assistants, assistant practitioners, porters, cleaners, caterers, maintenance workers and administrative staff, by encouraging colleagues, team leaders and supervisors to share their stories and give them the recognition they deserve.  

Entrants can be nominated for one of two awards: 

Clinical Support Worker of the Year      

Do you know someone who are #OurHealthHeroes? Nominate them using the details below and join the discussion @GMW_NHS. 
How to enter

Entrants can be put forward by their line manager, supervisor, UNISON branch or colleague. A short online application form needs to be completed, after ensuring the nominee is happy to be put forward.

  • Eastern
  • East Midlands
  • Greater London
  • Northern
  • Northern Ireland
  • North West
  • Scotland
  • South East
  • South West
  • Wales
  • West Midlands
  • Yorkshire and Humber

The deadline for entries is midnight on 23 September with the winner announcement taking place at an award ceremony in London at UNISON Headquarters on 29 November 2016.

If you have any queries, please contact Skills for Health via
We look forward to being notified of your nominations at
Good luck!

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