Congratulations to the RCN Nurse of the Year 2019 Taurai Matare.
RCN deputy president Yvonne Coghill applauds Ms Matare, who also won the Leadership Award.
RCN ambassador and Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke gave a moving speech at the awards.
Andrew Parker Student Nurse Award winners (from left) Emily Kavanagh, Eve Hesketh and Alice Waddington hear their names announced.
And are presented with their award by RCN ambassador Emilia Clarke, left, and the evening’s host Kate Garraway, right.
Hundreds of nurses attended the event, held at the Park Plaza Hotel in Westminster.
Reviewing the nominees for all 16 award categories.
Amy Dugdale, centre, receives the Cancer Nursing Award.
Guests applaud the inspiring winners.
And capture memories of the evening.
Child Health Award winner Joanna Broderick, centre, accepts her award.
Many guests shared the highlights of their evening on social media.
Commitment to Carers Award winner Sally Kitchen, second from left, is joined on stage by service user Loretta Peck, second from right.
Guests enjoy a glamorous evening celebrating the best in nursing.
Paul Vaughan of NHS England and Kate Garraway present the Community and General Practice Nursing Award to Janine McKnight-Cowan.
And she still can’t believe it!
(from left) Foundation of Nursing Studies chief executive Joanne Bosanquet with Emergency Nursing Award winners Jayne Dransfield, Amy Woodward and Angela Harris, and host Kate Garraway.
Rachel Taylor, centre, is this year’s Excellence in Cancer Research Award winner.
Ruth Oshikanlu, one of our award judges, announces the winner of the Healthcare Assistant Award.
And presents the award to winner Lisa Morgan.
RCN Nurse of the Year 2018 Angela Hall presents this year’s Innovations in your Specialty Award.
And the winner is Neomi Bennett.
Ms Bennett shares the moment.
This year’s RCN Nurse of the Year Taurai Matare receives the Leadership Award.
The Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals NHS Trust learning disability team win the Learning Disability Nursing category.
Rachel Luby, second from right, is joined by Kate Fillingham, second from left, as she collects her Mental Health Nursing Award.
An elated Ms Luby celebrates her success.
Lindsay Rees, centre, receives the Nursing Older People award from RCNi editorial director Gary Bell.
This year’s Team of the Year, from Sheffield Health and Social Care NHS Foundation Trust, can’t hide their joy on hearing their name announced.
Awards judge Caroline Shuldham, left, with community enhancing recovery team representative Debbie Creaser, right, holding the trophy alongside the rest of the Team of the Year.
Sponsor representatives Martyn Elcocks and Kate Hancock announce the winner of the Wound Prevention and Treatment Award.
And winner Emma Williamson makes her way to the stage to collect it.
Congratulations to Wound Prevention and Treatment Award winner Emma Williamson.
One of our awards judges, Margaret Sneddon, prepares to reveal the winner of the Patient’s Choice category.
Sarah Everett, centre, is this year’s Patient’s Choice Award winner.
RCN president Anne Marie Rafferty is poised to announce this year’s RCN Nurse of the Year.
Taurai Matare collects the award from Ms Rafferty and RCN general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair.
Time to toast all of this year’s finalists and winners.
And to capture a few more memories.
The glitter station proved to be a big hit again at this year’s RCNi Nurse Awards.
Cancer Nursing Award finalist Sarah Lacy takes centre stage in the self-frame.
One of our judges, Joan Myers, enjoying the evening.
The party continues into the night with music and dancing.
Patient’s Choice finalist Emeka Madubeze (right) with RCN general secretary Dame Donna Kinnair.