Cancer Research UK

Sponsor of the Excellence in Cancer Research Award

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. They are committed to improving the lives of those affected by cancer and discovering kinder and more effective treatments for patients. They support more than 250 clinical trials across the UK, helping us to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Joining a clinical trial can have many benefits for patients, as well as helping new treatments become available.

Their unique clinical trials database lists all trials around the UK currently recruiting patients as well as results from earlier trials. It is searchable by trial name, cancer type or location. Written specifically for patients, it provides reliable, easy to understand information and is updated daily.

Visit the clinical trials database at CRUK.org/trials

Macmillan Cancer Support

Sponsor of the Cancer Nursing Award

Cancer can affect someone’s whole life. Macmillan provides practical, financial and emotional support from the time of diagnosis, during treatment, and increasingly after cancer.

Macmillan Support Line is a free, confidential service for anyone affected by cancer. Their specialist teams can help with questions about treatment, fears and worries, or financial support. Call 0808 8080000 Monday to Friday, 9am–8pm. Their free information booklets provide accurate and clear information on a range of subjects, and the Macmillan information and support centres offer face-to-face support. Their online community connects people when they may feel alone.

For more information visit Macmillan.org.uk/patientsupport

NHS England

Sponsor of the Learning Disability Nursing Award and Commitment to Carers Award

NHS England’s mission is to ensure health and high quality care for all, now and future generations. NHS England creates the culture and conditions for health and care services and staff to deliver the highest standard of care and ensure that valuable public resources are used effectively to get the best outcomes for individuals, communities and society for now and for future generations.

Find out more at www.england.nhs.uk/


Sponsor of the Community Nursing Awards

Superdrug’s purpose is simply to be the best in everyday accessible health and beauty. It has an estate of more than 800 stores, 200 of which have pharmacies with consulting rooms. Superdrug is proud to operate a rapidly growing number of in-store nurse clinics, currently 47. These clinics offer health and well-being services, travel vaccinations and point of care testing. Its health and well-being offering ensures that its customers receive accessible, professional advice, always given in a caring and confidential environment. Superdrug is committed to providing its customers with the best healthcare service and advice on the high street.

For more information visit: www.superdrug.com/Health/c/health


Sponsors of the Patient's Choice Award

Science has remained firmly at the core of the Yakult company since the Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain was isolated in 1930. Yakult has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research in the field of probiotics. The company is committed to sponsoring independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes to investigate the benefits and applications of the unique strain of bacteria. To date, more than 100 peer-reviewed publications describe human studies with Yakult’s Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain, in a wide range of health areas including antibiotic-associated diarrhoea, infectious disease, constipation, irritable bowel syndrome, sports and cancer. 

For more information, visit the dedicated healthcare professional site www.yakult.co.uk/hcp or contact the UK Science Team at 020 8842 7600 or science@yakult.co.uk for free healthcare literature and resources.