Read about the finalists and winners of the Nurse Awards over the years, and the projects behind the award nominations.

Primary care nurse Julie Roye accepts her award at the RCN Nurse of the Year ceremony

RCN award winner demonstrates compassionate leadership in action

Julie Roye and her team improved uptake of smear tests in a diverse patient group


Patient’s Choice award winners: The district nursing team that transformed my life

Janette Connor nominated the team for their holistic, compassionate care


Greener infection prevention and control: how to take the whole team with you

Award winner’s tips for a successful campaign to reduce PPE use and gain staff support

Primary care nurse Julie Roye holds her award for RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

Inspirational primary care nurse wins RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

Julie Roye’s methods and ideas helped to improve smear uptake rates for diverse groups

Team of the Year award winners ARC Hounslow at the RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Meet nursing’s team of the year: ‘We don’t give up on anyone’

How a nurse-led project at an addiction centre achieved micro-elimination of hepatitis C

RCN Nursing Awards 2023 winner

RCN Nursing Awards 2023: all the winners and their projects

The inspiring nurses who are leading change and improving outcomes in patient care

Julie Roye, RCN Nurse of the Year 2023

RCN Nurse of the Year 2023: ‘We empower patients with choice’

Julie Roye’s determination to break down health inequalities has had an impressive impact

The winners at the RCN Nursing Awards 2022, including RCN Nurse of the Year Antonia Bunce, centre front

Innovation and patient advocacy: awards showcase the best of nursing

The finalists in the RCN Nursing Awards 2023 represent quality, commitment and care

Last year’s winners at the awards ceremony

Showcasing excellence in the profession, finalists unveiled in RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Awards attracted record entries and winners will be revealed at a ceremony in November

Deadline extended for RCN Nursing Awards 2023

Forgot to enter the RCN Nursing Awards? Don’t worry – there’s still time

Deadline extended until 15 May, so don’t miss your chance to celebrate the best of nursing


Enter our 2023 RCN Nursing Awards and share your innovations

Do you feel that your own innovation or project deserves to be given a platform?

Are you ready to shine? Then enter our RCN Nursing Awards 2023

The awards are open to nurses, midwives, health visitors, students and support workers


Prestigious RCN Nursing Awards 2023 open for entries

Nominations now being accepted, with entries open to individuals and teams in 15 categories

New year’s honours list 2023: nurses’ achievements recognised

Nurses rewarded in a year dominated by COVID-19, workforce pressures and landmark strikes

Gloves off: how to implement greener infection control with one small change

RCN Nursing Award winner Robert Vicente’s tips on cutting waste while maintaining safety

‘Start with just one act of kindness’: meet the RCN Nurse of the Year 2022

Alison Bunce created a community initiative that puts compassion first

Improving care and patients’ lives: 2022 RCN Nursing Awards winners revealed

RCN Nurse of the Year and 13 other award recipients announced at a ceremony in London

Help for vulnerable families that proves value of health visiting

Innovative projects supported isolated families during the pandemic