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

Be innovative in approaching mental health issues… it can change lives

Projects like Men’s Shed Govan can create a sense of worth among users

Nurse-led research into sarcoma may lead to earlier diagnosis

Study into this cancer has produced so much evidence it could lead to swifter diagnosis

How a shed became a sanctuary for a community of men who felt ‘left behind’

Our 2019 Patient’s Choice Award winner created a haven for men facing social isolation

How one nurse helped break the taboo of talking about sex in mental healthcare settings

Rachel Luby impresses RCNi Nurse Awards judges with her determination and approach

The Macmillan nurse who is extending lives with ovarian cancer screening

More women are getting access to vital medication thanks to a nurse-led testing service

Learning disabilities team transforms hospital experience and culture of care

Team has reduced hospital stays and introduced 'champions' network and training
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Taurai Matare receives top accolade at the RCNi Nurse Awards for her outstanding leadership

The leadership strategy that changed the way others – and my team – saw our department

RCN Nurse of the Year 2019 led the transformation from ‘just outpatients’ to outstanding

Rapid triage: award-winning action plan slashes four-hour target breaches

How an emergency nurse practitioner team transformed an under-pressure eye casualty service

Nurse develops community oxygen-weaning guideline for neonates with chronic lung disease

Joanna Broderick’s award-winning work has improved safety and enhanced patient autonomy

Care home initiative reduces falls without curbing residents’ activities

Embracing positive risk has reduced falls and let residents pursue activities they enjoy

Nurse plans 300-mile charity cycle ride in memory of her mother

Fundraising journey is in honour of former RCNi Patient’s Choice winner Joanna O’Toole

Simple visual tool helps safeguard mothers after caesarean section

Five Guide, developed by a Queen's Nurse, uses the hand as a guide to enhance recovery

RCNi Nurse Awards 2019: vote for who you think should be Patient’s Choice winner

Five inspiring finalists were nominated by grateful patients and families

Nurses pick up new year honours from Prince William

Buckingham Palace investitures are recognition of nurses’ achievements

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