Nursing Awards 2021, winners gallery

The 2021 RCN Nursing Awards was live-streamed from RCN HQ in London on Tuesday 12 October, with host Kate Garraway, and special guests Emilia Clarke, Joanne Bosanquet, and Pat Cullen.

Watch the ceremony

The award winners showcased the diversity of nursing and recognising the commitment, compassion, and clinical excellence of the entire nursing team.

The winners list

We are delighted to announce that the RCN Nurse of the Year 2021 is Nicola Bailey, from the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust. 

Read more about our Nurse of the Year

A record number of votes were cast by the public for our Patient’s Choice winner, Paul Murray, Northern Health and Social Care Trust. 

Read more about our Patient’s Choice winner

Congratulations to all the winners and finalists of the awards, and to the outstanding efforts, commitment and achievements made by the whole of the nursing community.