This award recognises individual nurses or teams who have improved the quality of care that cancer patients receive at diagnosis, during treatment and when treatment ends.
Who can enter?
Entries are accepted from nurses nominating themselves or their own teams or can be submitted on behalf of another nurse or nursing team. Non-nursing colleagues such as managers or consultants may also nominate their nursing colleagues for this award. Entrants do not need to be a member of the Royal College of Nursing.
How to enter:
Entries must be submitted online via the ‘enter this award’ button. We highly recommend you write the body of your entry in a word document and then cut and paste it into the online entry form to prevent work being lost.
Entry questions for the Cancer Nursing Award 2019:
1. Initiative title
Please give your initiative a title.
2. Key aims and reasons
Please describe the key aims of the initiative. What were the reasons behind it and how was it implemented?
3. Key roles
Please clearly explain the role you / the entrant had in leading the initiative and its implementation.
4. Team or individual entry?
If this entry is a team entry (either your own or another team) please double-check and list the correct full names and job titles of each team member and how they have each contributed to the entry.
What were the challenges in implementing the initiative and how were they overcome?
Please describe how the initiative has or will be formally evaluated. Please include how the initiative has improved patient experience, health outcomes and nursing practice.
7. Sharing best practice
Do you have plans to disseminate your initiative and share your innovation?
8. If you wish to attach a supporting file to your entry, please do so here. Please note:
- Your document must be a PDF.
- You can only upload one document.
- You can include images, graphs and any information that will support your submission.
- The maximum size you can upload is 5MB.