From Manchester’s best kept fashion secret to one of the fastest growing international etailers, boohoo.com has quickly evolved into a global fashion leader of its generation. Combining cutting-edge design with an affordable price tag, we’ve been pushing boundaries for the past ten years to bring you all the latest looks for less. Our philosophy is pretty simple: we don’t take fashion or life too seriously. Whether you like to keep one step ahead of the trends, or if subtle style is more your thing, we’re sure we’ve got something you’ll love. And with up to 100 pieces hitting site every day and a new collection each week, we never stop - it’s 24/7 fashion at its best.


Bupa's purpose is helping people live longer, healthier, happier lives. We fund healthcare in 190 countries around the world, and run hospitals, clinics, care homes and retirement villages, dental centres, and optical outlets.

Sponsored category Nursing Older People Award

Cancer Research UK

Cancer Research UK is the world’s leading charity dedicated to beating cancer through research. The charity is committed to improving the lives of those affected by cancer and discovering kinder, more effective treatments for patients. Cancer Research UK supports more than 250 clinical trials across the UK, helping to bring forward the day when all cancers are cured. Joining a clinical trial may have benefits for patients, as well as helping new treatments become available. Cancer Research UK’s unique clinical trials database lists all trials around the UK supported by them and others. Searchable by trial name, cancer type or location, the database includes details of trials currently recruiting patients, as well as results from earlier trials. Written specifically for patients, it provides reliable, easy to understand information and is updated daily. Visit the trials database at CRUK.org/trials.

Cygnet Healthcare

Cygnet Healthcare is a leading provider of specialist mental health services across the UK, with more than 25 years’ experience.  Our dedicated teams are outcome and recovery focused.  Those who use or commission our services know they will receive high quality treatment, care and rehabilitation

Sponsored category Mental Health Practice Award

Guidelines for Nurses

Guidelines for Nurses is a new digital resource including guideline summaries, feature articles, and educational resources to support nurses with their work and CPD. Summaries of relevant major primary care guidelines are included on Guidelines for Nurses—registration to the website and app is free for all UK nurses.


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

Sponsored category Cancer Nursing Practice Award

Medical Professional Personnel

Medical Professional Personnel Limited t/a Nursing Personnel is a NHS Framework approved Nursing Agency. Our primary business is supplying qualified, temporary nurses and healthcare assistants to busy NHS hospitals. Each week we have thousands of dedicated staff delivering quality care to patients across the UK.

NHS England

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.

Sponsored category Commitment to Carers Award

NHS Professionals


NHS Professionals are the leading provider of managed bank services to NHS Trusts. We are 100% committed to the values and principles of the NHS. We are solely owned by the Department of Health, and our entire focus is on working in partnership with Trusts - helping them spend money more carefully on their temporary workforce, whilst improving the quality of patient care. We work with over 100 hospitals, and any surplus we make is put back into the NHS.

Sponsored category Bank Nurse Award

Royal College of Nursing

The Royal College of Nursing is the largest professional union for nursing with more than 430,000 members including nurses, midwives, health care support workers and students. It continues to campaign across the UK and internationally, influencing policy and practice for the benefit of nursing staff and their patients. Sponsoring the RCNi Nurse Awards 2017 is part of the College’s commitment to supporting nursing excellence.

Sponsored category RCN Healthcare Assistant Award


Smooth is the third largest radio brand in the UK with 5.5 million listeners every week, together with Smooth Extra. Carrying the strapline, ‘Your Relaxing Music Mix’, Smooth plays music from artists such as Diana Ross, Stevie Wonder and Whitney Houston, blended with hits from today's stars like Will Young and Michael Bublé. Its presenters include Kate Garraway, Myleene Klass, Tina Hobley and Russ Williams. In December 2014, Smooth Extra launched. With the strapline ‘Your Refreshing Music Mix’ Smooth Extra plays all the best music, non-stop, from the last five decades. Smooth is available across the country, on 97-108 FM in the North West, North East, London, Glasgow and the East and West Midlands, on AM in many other areas, and on DAB digital radio and digital TV. Source: RAJAR / Ipsos-MORI / RSMB, period ending September 18th 2016.


Superdrug’s purpose is quite simply to be the best in everyday accessible health and beauty. We have an estate of over 800 stores, 200 of which have pharmacies with consulting rooms. We are proud to operate a rapidly growing number of in-store nurse clinics, currently 28. These clinics offer health and wellbeing services, travel vaccinations and point of care testing. Our health and wellbeing offering ensures that our customers receive accessible, professional advice, always given in a caring and confidential environment. At Superdrug we are committed to providing our customers with the best healthcare service and advice on the high street.

Sponsored category Community Nursing Award


Science has remained firmly at the core of the Yakult company since the unique Lactobacillus casei Shirota strain was isolated back in 1930. Yakult has a long history of safe use and an unparalleled reputation for quality and research. The company is committed to sponsoring independent research in hospitals, universities and institutes throughout the world, including the UK, to further investigate the benefits and applications of the unique strain of bacteria. To date, over 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, IBS, sports and cancer. For more information, healthcare professionals can visit the dedicated site www.yakult.co.uk/hcp or contact the UK Science Team on 020 8842 7600 or science@yakult.co.uk for free healthcare literature and resources.

Sponsored category Patient's Choice Award