RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 – deadline for entries extended

The deadline for entering the prestigious RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 has been extended until February 15th.

The awards, the profession’s top accolades, offer nurses, students and healthcare assistants a chance to share their innovations and expertise while celebrating their contribution to making patient care better and improving outcomes.

Managers can show how much they appreciate individual nurses and teams by nominating them.

WebEntries are open to individuals and teams in 20 categories covering the diversity of nursing.

The Patient’s Choice category, which gives patients an opportunity to nominate a nurse or healthcare assistant who has made a difference to their lives, will be decided by a public vote.

Yvonne Coghill CBE, NHS England’s director of workforce race equality standard will chair the judging panel and said, “We know nurses are incredibly busy and we wanted to give them more time to share their excellent practice with us, and in turn the rest of the profession. We look forward to reading about the difference nurses are making to patients all over the UK.”

Visit www.rcni.com/nurse-awards for more information or to enter.

About the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019

  • RCNi Nurse Awards Ceremony 2019 will be taking place on Wednesday 3 July 2019 at the Westminster Bridge Park Plaza, London
  • The RCNi Nurse Awards are in their 32nd year and are the most prestigious such accolades in nursing.
  • The 20 categories for the RCNi Nurse Awards 2019 are:

Team of the Year
Innovations in your Specialty
Infection Prevention and Control
Excellence in Diabetes Care
Promoting Continence
Skin and Wound Care
Respiratory Nursing
Student Nurse
Healthcare Assistant
Commitment to Carers
Mental Health Practice
Learning Disability Practice
Excellence in Cancer Research
Cancer Nursing
Nursing Older People
Community Nursing
Child Health
Emergency Nursing
Patient’s Choice

An overall winner from the above categories will be named Nurse of The Year

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