This award recognises and celebrates the impact of individual clinical research nurses or clinical research nursing teams involved in the delivery of cancer research through clinical trials.
Entrants will have demonstrated excellence and innovation in areas such as patient experience, patient care, accessibility of cancer clinical trials, recruitment to cancer clinical trials and raising awareness of cancer clinical research.
Who can enter?
This category is only open to those entering as or nominating either a) a clinical research nurse working on cancer clinical trials, or b) a clinical research nursing team working on cancer clinical trials.
Please note, this award is not open to nurse researchers or those involved in nursing research.
Entries are accepted from clinical research nurses nominating themselves or their own teams. They can also be nominated by nursing and non-nursing colleagues such as managers, researchers or consultants.
How to enter:
Entries must be submitted online at nurseawards.co.uk via the ‘enter now’ button. We recommend nominators write the body of their entry in a separate document first, then copy and paste it into the online entry form, to avoid the risk of submissions being lost.
What your entry must include
Please give your entry a title. Examples from previous years include ‘Hospital@Home team’ and ‘Young carers’ project’
Team or individual nominee?
Please list the full name, job title and workplace of the nominee.
If the nominee is a team (either your own or another team), please check carefully and list the full name, job title and workplace of each team member, and describe how each one has contributed to the entry.
Reasons for entering
Describe why you want to enter yourself/the nominee for the award.
Rationale for and key aim(s) of the initiative
Describe the rationale for and key aim(s) of your/the nominee’s initiative.
Implementation of initiative
Describe how you/the nominee implemented the initiative. (200 words)
Explain the role you/the nominee played in this initiative. (200 words)
Explain how you/the nominee worked with other health professionals or services to maximise the success of the initiative. (200 words)
What were the challenges of implementing the initiative and how were these overcome? (300 words)
Reflect on the outcome(s) of the initiative, its impact and what will change as a result. What learnings could be applied to other clinical areas?
Sharing your findings
How have you/the nominee shared findings from the initiative to further support daily practice, patients and cancer trial delivery, or what plans are there to do so?
What would you like to do next? (150 words)
If you wish to attach supporting files, please do so here. Please note:
- Your document must be a PDF.
- You can include case studies, evaluation reports, images, graphs – any information that will support your submission.
- The maximum size you can upload is 5MB.