Vote now to name the nurse who will be our Patient’s Choice award winner

Six shortlisted nurses have all transformed the lives of patients and services users

Read each nurse’s nomination story and cast your vote

Voting has opened to find the winner of our prestigious award for nurses whose care has had an enormous impact on patients' lives.

The public is invited to choose the winner of the Patient’s Choice category of the RCNi Nurse Awards, this year even more prestigious as it is the International Nurse of the Year and Midwife.

The award, sponsored by Nursing Standard, enables patients and families to thank a nurse, midwife, health visitor, healthcare assistant or assistant practitioner who has provided exceptional care. Voting is open to everyone.

Six inspirational nurses have been chosen from scores of nominations. The shortlist features:

Gary Bell, editorial director of Nursing Standard publisher RCNi, was on panel of judges that drew up the shortlist.

He said: ‘The commitment and dedication of nurses during the pandemic has been publicly recognised, but these finalists demonstrate the diversity of modern nursing and the impact the profession has on the lives of people of all ages and from all walks of life and in a wide range of settings.

‘Nursing Standard is delighted to be showcasing the profession's reach and the difference it makes to individuals, families and entire communities in the International Year of the Nurse and the Midwife.’

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You have until midnight on Friday 11th September to cast your vote.

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