Nominate a local Hero for an NHS Parliamentary Award 2020

Nominations are now open for the NHS Parliamentary Awards 2020. Find out more about the award and how to vote in our article.
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Last year over 250 Members of Parliament nominated an individual or organisation for an award, over  600 nominations were received from MPs.

This year, NHS England want even more MPs to get involved and show their local NHS and social care staff, volunteers and carers – what they mean to them and the communities they serve each day. Nominations are now open and close on 1 September 2020. 

The winners will be presented with their awards in parliament on 7 July 2021.

The NHS is one of our nation’s proudest achievements and for over 70 years dedicated NHS staff have been there for us all. Whether they are doctors, pharmacists and nurses on the frontline, world leading scientists, hard-working cleaners, much needed clerical staff, caring porters or our amazing volunteers, without the NHS staff there wouldn’t be an NHS.

Coronavirus has been a global health emergency on a scale not seen for a century. The NHS, which first opened its doors at Trafford Park Hospital on July 5, 1948, responded swiftly and flexibly to deal with the pandemic but staff – present, past and future – have had to come together as never before, supported by volunteers and the public.

All our NHS staff, volunteers and society’s carers deserve recognition, but there are many that go above and beyond the call of duty to make the NHS a better service – with hard graft, exciting new ideas and simply by putting patients first.

MPs can nominate an individual or organisation for an award in one of the following categories:

You can read more about the NHS Parlimentary Awards and how to nominate an individual on the NHS England website.

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