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

Black History Month: nurse says mention in prime minister’s video is ‘such an honour’

Boris Johnson salutes former RCN Nurse of the Year Tara Matare and many others

The street outreach nurses who bring on-the-spot care to people sleeping rough

Westminster Street Nurse project has opened up access to care for this hard-to-reach group

How a nursing support worker is making surgery a positive experience for patients

People with learning disabilities can expect a calmer and safer experience of surgery

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CPR at 38,000ft: the nursing student who took control of an in-flight emergency

Isobel Corrie named RCNi Nurse Awards Patient’s Choice winner after saving passenger’s life

Nurse pioneer champions model of conflict resolution that can be implemented on any ward

Safewards model offers ten interventions and has transformed mental health nursing practice

A nurse champion of oral care in community services

A palliative care nurse’s successful oral care initiative has been adapted by other teams

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Ana Waddington

RCN Nurse of the Year 2020: using CPR sessions to tackle the youth knife crime epidemic

Ana Waddington’s programme engages both vulnerable young people and healthcare staff

RCN Nurse of the Year 2020 revealed at virtual ceremony

Innovative nurse set up a project to support and educate young people at risk of knife crime

Healthcare projects on an overseas placement: how one student’s plan generated a team...

RCNi Nursing Student Award winner’s networking and persistence got a clinic up and running

Preventing hospital admissions and improving end of life care: a team approach

How the RCNi Nurse Awards Team of the Year integrates physical and mental health services

Nurse-led project shows how rewarding a career in cancer research can be

Cancer Research UK senior nurse Ben Hood’s project ignites interest in cancer research role...

Prison nursing support team transforms care of inmates with learning disabilities

Their work ensures service-users’ needs are met in a custodial setting

Dementia care: the nurse-led service that gets to the heart of what matters to carers

Admiral Nurse Kerry Lyons’ dementia support service is reducing inpatient stays and...

How a dedicated nurse helped bridge the gap between children’s and adult services

Programme has helped young people with sickle cell and thalassaemia blood disorders

Countdown to the RCNi Nurse Awards 2020

Virtual awards ceremony – and the RCN Nurse of the Year announcement – takes place next week
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Vote now to name the nurse who will be our Patient’s Choice award winner

Six shortlisted nurses have all transformed the lives of patients and services users
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The nursing home team that helped me fight for a ‘second life’

Patient’s Choice nominee Rekha Govindan changed the prognosis for a man given weeks to live
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Support when families need it most: ‘health visitors may not know the impact they have’

Patient’s Choice nominee Noreen Ferguson helped a family deal with their son’s diagnosis

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