And the RCN Nurse of the Year is...
Watch the short film that announces our Patient's Choice Award winner and the RCN Nurse of the Year 2020. Congratulations to them both.
Congratulations to the winners and to all our finalists. This has been an incredibly challenging year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, and it is more important than ever to celebrate outstanding innovation and commitment to patient care. Our awards recognise the exceptional contribution of the whole nursing team, including those who have lost their lives.
Nursing Standard, and our range of specialist journals will keep you up to date with our winners throughout the next year. You can also follow us on Twitter and Facebook for the latest nursing news, features, and information.
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Order of ceremonies
See the winners of each category below.
|Monday 5 October|
|6pm||Child Health Award, supported by Nursing Children and Young People|
|7pm||Commitment to Carers Award, sponsored by NHS England|
|8pm||General Practice & Community Nursing Award, sponsored by NHS England|
|Tuesday 6 October|
|6pm||Learning Disability Nursing Award, supported by Learning Disability Practice|
|7pm||Excellence in Cancer Research Nursing Award, sponsored by Cancer Research UK|
|8pm||Innovations in your Specialty Award, sponsored by Impelsys|
|9pm||Mental Health Nursing Award, supported by Mental Health Practice|
|Wednesday 7 October|
|6pm||Advanced Nursing Practice Award, sponsored by RCN|
|7pm||Nursing Support Worker Award, sponsored by RCN|
|8pm||Nursing Student Award, sponsored by Nursing & Midwifery Council|
|9pm||Team of the Year Award, sponsored by LV|
|Thursday 8 October|
|8pm||Patient's Choice Award & RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 Award|
Celebrate the best in nursing
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