The National Unsung Hero Awards recognise and honour non-clinical staff, teams and volunteers who go above and beyond the call of duty for the health service. 

The awards shine a light on the hard work and commitment of people who are vital to our health service, but are sometimes overlooked. UHA founder Don Tomlinson said:”We know the doctors and nurses do brilliant, life-saving work. But the NHS could not function without a whole host of other employees and volunteers and these national awards are to give credit to deserving people who make a real difference, but aren’t always heralded”.

Colleagues, friends and family can nominate anyone they feel is deserving in one of 11 categories. Then a panel of expert judges will form a shortlist, from which the winners will be selected.Last year UHA received more than 500 nominations.

Those shortlisted will be invited, along with their nominator, to a gala awards dinner, which will be held at Manchester’s Deansgate Hilton on February 28, and will also be attended by NHS chiefs, friends, family and sponsors and partners of the event.

Further information and nominations can now be made here.

Nominations close 30th September 2019.