Patient's Choice voting has closed

Thank you for the thousands of votes that have been cast for the Patient's Choice award winner 2020. Voting has now closed. We look forward to revealing the winner at our virtual awards ceremony to be held later this year.

Shortlisted finalists for all categories is live

On Wednesday 8 July we announced the shortlist for the Nurse Awards. Find out who is a finalist here.

Update on the Nurse Awards 2020

We will hold a virtual awards ceremony later in the year that will recognise the exceptional contribution of nurses, including those who have lost their lives, during this crisis. We will share our exciting plans for the event with you at a later date.

Thank you all for your hard work and commitment during this difficult time, whether caring for patients directly, or supporting the nursing community and health and social care in other ways.

For information contact: awards@rcni.com

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The RCNi Nurse Awards celebrate the best in nursing across the UK, from innovative projects to inspiring examples of patient care.

We are here to champion excellence in every care setting and at every career stage. We are here to shout about the skilled and dedicated individuals and teams who make up this amazing profession.

The recognition gained from becoming a finalist or winner of the RCNi Nurse Awards can be a huge career boost. Many past winners have gone on to further remarkable achievements and become national influencers in nursing.

2020 is the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife imagine being among the finalists in such a prestigious year.


Highlights from the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019


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