Your opportunity to thank a deserving nurse…

This award is an opportunity for members of the public to thank a nurse, midwife, health visitor, healthcare assistant or assistant practitioner who has made a difference to their or a loved one's care.

The 2019 Patient’s Choice Award attracted thousands of votes from patients and members of the public.

The sheer number of votes alone demonstrates the importance of this award in recognising nurses’ achievements nationwide.

Who can enter?
Entries are accepted from patients and members of the public only. Entries from nurses or colleagues of nurses will not be accepted. Nominees do not need to be a member of the Royal College of Nursing.

How to enter:
Entries must be submitted online via the ‘enter now’ 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 Patient’s Choice Award 2020

  1. Entry title
    Please give your entry a title.
    (15 words)
  2. Team of individual entry
    If this entry is a team entry please double check and list the full names and job titles of each team member.
  3. Reasons for the nomination
    Please explain why you have decided to nominate this person / team.
    (400 words)
  4. Above and beyond
    Please explain, with examples, how this person or team went above and beyond the call of duty and why you feel they deserve the award.
    (400 words)

Category judging criteria:
Finalists for this award will be decided by our panel of judges and the winner will be decided by public vote. Details on how to vote for the winner will be provided once the finalists have been announced in March 2020.