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

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Vote now: who will be the RCN Nursing Awards 2021 Patient’s Choice?

Our six finalists were nominated by members of the public for their outstanding care

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Angela Gallagher

Nurse who cared for our daughter with leukaemia is ‘credit to the profession’

Angela Gallagher was nominated for the Patient's Choice award by former nurse Linda Davies

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Muzit Ghebreab

Compassionate end of life care: team helped our family cope ‘at worst time of our lives’

Ward managers Rosily Padayathil and Muzit Ghebreab are Patient’s Choice award finalists

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Katie McIlroy

Community nurse looked beyond labels and ‘held on to hope when I lost mine’

Katie McIlroy has been nominated for the Patient’s Choice award for care of women with...

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Orna Carey

Recovery from spinal injury: ‘care was the boost I needed on my long journey’

Orna Carey was nominated for the Patient's Choice award for her dedication to a young patient

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Jodie Heath

Community mental healthcare: ‘My son felt listened to when he talked to his nurse’

Jodie Heath nominated for the 2021 Patient's Choice award for supporting young patient's...

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Paul Murray

Nurse nominated for posthumous award ‘made patients feel special’

Paul Murray received a record number of nominations for the Patient’s Choice award

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Nursing Awards 2021

RCN Nursing Awards 2021: find out who is on the shortlist

Our finalists showcase the best of nursing and the profession’s response to COVID-19

RCN Nursing Awards 2021: don’t delay, enter today

Deadline is 24 May – so enter now to ‘tell the world about nursing excellence’

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RCN Nursing Awards 2021: you now have more time to enter and celebrate nurses’ work

Deadline extended to 24 May – so ‘shout about what our magnificent profession has done’

2021 RCN Nursing Awards: search for the best innovations in mental health nursing is on

Entries are open for this year’s mental health nursing category of the RCN Nursing Awards....

Could it be you? Entries invited for the RCN Nursing Awards’ child health category

Entries for the 2021 RCN Nursing Awards are now open

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Nursing Standard podcast: building trust with young people affected by knife crime

2020 RCN Nurse of the Year Ana Waddington talks about how she set up an outreach programme
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RCN Nursing Awards 2021 open for entries: who will be named nurse of the year?

Individuals and teams invited to nominate across 15 award categories
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Nursing Standard podcast: providing on-the-street care

Advanced nurse practitioner Rosa Ungpakorn talks about her award-winning outreach project

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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