The RCN Nursing Awards (formerly the RCNi Nurse Awards) recognise the most impressive nurse-led projects of recent years.

Covering a wide range of specialties, including learning disability nursing, child health, cancer nursing, mental health nursing and nursing older people, the awards are the highest accolade for nurses in the UK.

Winners and finalists have seen their careers accelerate thanks to their RCN Nursing Awards success and, since winning, have gone on to influence nursing practice on a regional and national scale.

See the gallery for previous winners of the RCN Nurse of the Year award:

RCNi managing director Rachel Armitage says: 'We are passionate about celebrating nursing excellence across the UK. The RCN Nursing Awards shine a light on the innovative practice and outstanding care delivered day in and day out by nurses and support staff from different specialties and backgrounds.'

Five reasons to enter the awards:

  • Improve patient care by showcasing what you do.
  • Receive national recognition for the work you do.
  • Get unique exposure for your specialty.
  • Network with key nurses and influencers.
  • Celebrate the achievements of your team.

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