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Worcestershire Health & Social Care Awards 2024

Following on from the resounding success and feedback we have received we are excited to be launching the Worcestershire Health & Social care Awards 2024 across all our local titles and websites – Worcester News, Malvern Gazette, Evesham Journal, Bromsgrove & Droitwich Advertiser, Kidderminster Shuttle and Redditch Advertiser.


As these awards have grown over the past few years, we have been humbled by the stories we have been told. Each nomination represents a special person or team whose work truly makes a difference to those that they care for.


These awards seek to shine a light on the health and social care workers in Worcestershire who go the extra mile.


The 2024 awards will culminate in a black-tie dinner for all the finalists at the Bank House Hotel, in Bransford on
Thursday, September 19th, where the finalist and winners will be invited to attend this event.

CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS 14TH JULY 2024


The 12 award categories are:


The NHS Team of the Year

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We want to hear about teams working together to deliver improved patient care. They must be working with in or funded by the NHS but must demonstrate impact, very strong team working, strong communication, and the ability to work across organisational boundaries.

SUBMIT YOUR NOMINATION NOW


The Palliative/End of Life Award

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An award for an individual or team that recognises how choices made by the person being cared for and their family is central to the service and care that is delivered. This involves reflecting fully on what is important to the person at the end of their life. The judges will be looking for a carer or team who demonstrates what it takes to support clients and their families with care as well as psychological, social and spiritual support

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The NHS Hero Award

Sponsored by: Clarendon Group

This award recognises all those working in the NHS. It could be a surgeon, midwife, receptionist, porter, A&E doctor to name a few. GP practices and nurses are not eligible for this award. These workers make a difference to people’s lives every day and this award celebrates that.

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The Care Home Worker or Team Award

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This award recognises the contribution of an individual Home Care Worker or a team of Home Care Workers who strives to improve the delivery of care in the care home sector through developing ways to enhance care. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

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The Health Care Employer Award

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This award goes to the Health Care Employer who can demonstrate strong commitment to employees without diminishing the care they provide. The winner will have a strong and loyal workforce, who feel valued and recognised for the contributions they make.

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The Good Nurse Award

Sponsored by: University of Worcester

We are looking for a health care professional who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do. Entrants can work anywhere, from community care to surgical theatres.

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The Child & Adolescent Health Care Award

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This award is open to an organisation, department and or individual carer/nurse/doctor/charity who specialises in the care and treatment of children and adolescents within Worcestershire. This can range from specialist Paediatrics, mental health, social, emotional or behavioural support, along with those that offer assessments and intervention.

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The Dementia Carer or Team Award

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This award recognises the contribution of an individual care worker or a team of care workers who strives to improve the delivery of care for those suffering with Dementia. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to care and put the person being cared for at the heart of what they do.

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The Mental Health Award

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This award is open to a department or individual carer/nurse/doctor who specialises in the care and treatment of Mental Health with Worcestershire. Good Mental Health is now recognized as a vital component to good overall health and we’d like to hear how the care and support in this sector has improved the lives of the individual and their families.

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GP Practice of the Year Award

Sponsored by: Droitwich Spa Hospital

We are looking for a GP practice in Worcestershire that stands out for the level of care they provide. Have you received great service? Has a doctor or practice nurse gone above or beyond the call of duty, or has the receptionist always greeted you with a smile and a friendly word? This award recognises the contribution of everyone in the GP practice in providing a good service to patients, where staff have gone the extra mile when treating you or someone you know.

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The Domiciliary Care Worker or Team Award

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This award is about celebrating the important work that the 3rd sector and community teams do in health and care. Are you – or do you know someone who is - doing something new, something bold or different? Something new to you, new to the sector or a new way of tackling an age-old problem? Or do you know someone or a team that just do what they do really, well?

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Oral Health Care Professional of the Year

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This award is for dentists, orthodontists, hygienists, dental nurses, dental practice manager or receptionist or anyone work in oral health care who demonstrates an innovative and caring approach to their work. This person must demonstrate outstanding levels of commitment to patient care and put the patient at the heart of what they do.

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Please note: All nominations are accepted in good faith, and on the basis that both the nominee and the person making the nomination consents to the publication by the awards organiser of all information provided in print, online and on social media.


The winners of these awards will be chosen by a panel of independent judges.


We accept nominations from the public, business and private organisations and of course health & social care professionals who make such a difference to the lives of so many.


If you would like to sponsor the awards please contact
Event Manager Debra Orr on 07739 820690
or email debra.orr@localiq.co.uk

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