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  We are absolutely thrilled and delighted to announce that the nominee finalists for the highly anticipated 2024 Unsung Hero Awards have been revealed! The response from our incredible community has been nothing short of amazing. Peers, colleagues, friends, and esteemed members of the NHS Trust have been congratulating each other on all of our…

Introducing the 2024 Special Recognition Award, a prestigious accolade that shines a spotlight on the remarkable contributions made by NHS Trusts across the nation. This new category is designed to honour the trust that has demonstrated unparalleled dedication and commitment to recognising the unsung heroes within their organisation. The Special Recognition Award goes beyond mere…

As we look back on the year that has passed, we can’t help but feel a profound sense of importance and anticipation. This year signifies a significant milestone for the Unsung Hero Awards as we make our highly anticipated return from our hiatus. Our last awards show was held in 2021, and it was truly…

  NHS volunteers are the Unsung Heroes who play an indispensable role in supporting the NHS and its unwavering mission to provide quality healthcare for all. Here at the Unsung Hero Awards, we’ve been highlighting the amazing work of NHS Volunteers for years. It’s one of the categories we’ll be spotlighting for our 2024 awards…

  In our fast-paced and interconnected world, our reliance on digital technology is growing at an unprecedented rate. In one sector where IT & Digital play a critical but often unnoticed role is the healthcare system. While medical professionals take centre stage, it is the silent and tireless work of the NHS IT & Digital staff that keeps…

We are thrilled to announce that the Unsung Hero Awards are back, stronger than ever, to celebrate the remarkable individuals who make a significant impact in the non-clinical and non-medical sectors of the NHS. After a hiatus during the pandemic, we are more than excited to share with you what we have in store for…

Established in 2015, the Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) are the only national awards to promote non-medical, non-clinical NHS Staff and Volunteers. Since starting, we have handed out a total of 65 awards (including one to a dog!), with even more nominations across the years. From volunteers and mental wellness champions to admin and corporate service…

Porters are, in many ways, the heartbeat of NHS hospitals. These crucial members of staff are vital to the smooth running of the NHS. Responsible for moving important items and people around the hospital, Porters’ interactions can make all the difference in making patients feel cared for.  At the Unsung Hero Awards, we recognise the…

As we move further into autumn and winter, some people may find the dark nights and short days a little harder. From the cost-of-living crisis to the Christmas shopping season on the horizon, stress can build at this time of year. If you work for the NHS this is also a very busy season, especially…

Who do you think of when you think about the NHS? Perhaps it’s the amazing doctors and nurses who spring to mind, but how often do we take a moment to consider the non-medical staff? Often, these people don’t get enough praise. That’s why – as the only national awards for non-clinical NHS staff &…

At a time when misinformation and misleading advice is common across social media, it’s important to know which sources you can trust. This is especially true when it comes to health and wellbeing! Here at Unsung Hero Awards HQ, we like to keep an eye on healthcare social media accounts, and in this blog, we’ve…

GP Receptionists are the first point of call for NHS patients. They are often the first faces people see when they come into the surgery and the first voices they hear, yet these non-medical members of staff are often the unsung heroes of the NHS. We spoke to NHS GP Receptionist Ciara (name changed for…