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Care on Camera competition winners announced

Outstanding images chosen from more than 800 entries in RCN’s national photography competition
Care on Camera

The winners of the RCN’s national photography competition, Care on Camera, have been announced at RCN congress.

The winning images from the competition, which was open to amateur and professional photographers, captured nursing work in community and hospital settings.

Gold Award winner Anthony Baines, from Kent, photograped a nurse dressing an elderly patient’s wounds at home, while the Silver Award winner, Conrad Lee from Hastings, snapped a theatre nurse ready for surgery.

People’s Choice

In the People’s Choice Award category, the public chose an image of a hospital patient playing the violin and surrounded by his nursing team, which was taken by Kate Fawcett from Scotland.

Young entrant Alistair Maclean won the under-15s category with an image of a nurse visiting military facilities in Gibraltar.

Panel judge and Royal Photographic Society director-general Michael Pritchard said the 800 entries highlighted the range of technical and emotional

The winners of the RCN’s national photography competition, Care on Camera, have been announced at RCN congress.

The winning images from the competition, which was open to amateur and professional photographers, captured nursing work in community and hospital settings.

Gold Award winner Anthony Baines, from Kent, photograped a nurse dressing an elderly patient’s wounds at home, while the Silver Award winner, Conrad Lee from Hastings, snapped a theatre nurse ready for surgery.

People’s Choice

In the People’s Choice Award category, the public chose an image of a hospital patient playing the violin and surrounded by his nursing team, which was taken by Kate Fawcett from Scotland.

Young entrant Alistair Maclean won the under-15s category with an image of a nurse visiting military facilities in Gibraltar.

Panel judge and Royal Photographic Society director-general Michael Pritchard said the 800 entries highlighted the range of technical and emotional skills that nurses brought to their roles.

Other judges included members of the RCN, BBC journalist Huw Edwards and NHS Employers chief executive Danny Mortimer. The competition was run in association with the Royal Photographic Society and sponsored by NHS Employers.

The photographs will form part of a touring exhibition the RCN has planned for its centenary year.

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