The Only National Awards For Non-Medical / Non-Clinical NHS Staff & Volunteers

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If you, your family, your friends have been helped by the NHS perhaps it’s time to say “Thank You” As founder of the Unsung Hero Awards I am proud to announce a brand new initiative giving you the chance to say a BIG THANK YOU to our NHS and gain valuable recognition for your company at the same time. Known as “Support & Connect” this unique opportunity…

Scotland the brave!

17th June 2019

Recently, the Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) Team had the great pleasure of visiting The Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow  (QUEH). Queen Elizabeth University Hospital, Glasgow  QUEH is a 1,677-bed acute hospital located in the south-west of Glasgow, Scotland. The hospital is built on the site of the former Southern General Hospital and opened at the end of April…

On Friday, May 31st, the UHA had a special visit to the Sally Sherman Ward in the East Ham Care Centre. The centre is part of East London NHS Foundation Trust and is a 19 bedded, mixed sex ward specialising in care for residents of Newham who have cognitive impairment and challenging behaviour. Amanda Piper being awarded at the 2019…

… and in this instance that someone is Karen Shields, Porter – Mortuary Assistant.  The UHA had the great honour of meeting Karen for the second time last Friday, 24th May, when we visited Borders General Hospital, Melrose, Scotland (video coming soon!).  Karen Shields, winning at the 2019 Unsung Hero Awards for Everyday Hero in Ancillary   We went to…

Back in November 2014, Simon Stevens, Chief Executive of NHS England, wrote: “NHS England’s recent work with people with learning disabilities, and this new report, all now prove that radical changes are needed in NHS and social care, so that people with learning disabilities and their families increasingly take control of how the services they want, and need…

On Friday, 9th May the UHA team made a visit to Calderdale And Huddersfield NHS Trust to meet with Helen Barker, their Chief Operating Officer (COO) and Helen’s PA, Sue Laycock.  Sue was nominated by Helen and was shortlisted for Leader of the Year, Admin & Clerical by a panel of 18 judges from NHS England, NHS Trusts, NHS Technical Experts and previous…

Helen and Sue

This year, Friday, March 1st was not only St David’s day, but also the 5th Annual, National Awards for Non-Medical NHS Unsung Heroes, 2019. Wow, that is one heck of a title but then it’s one heck of an awards ceremony! Don Tomlinson, MC of the 2019 awards, opens the night on a high! This…

In this month’s guest blog we meet Sheila Mughal from the company Enovation, a proud sponsor of the Unsung Hero Awards for the past two years. Sheila explains the role of technology in an ever-advancing NHS; a role that often sees computers and operational processes as ‘Unsung Heroes’ in their own rights. She breaks down…

In Part 2 we saw the awards being given out to our worth winners and Anthony Bennett gave a key-note speach worthy of a standing ovation… Antony Cotton wih his mother Enid Dunn a 2016 Winner and Ambassador of the Awards. The final point of attraction before another successful Awards wrapped and the Disco and…

In Part 1 we saw guests arriving at The Hilton Hotel, Deansgate, Manchester to a Champagne drinks reception where close up magician Ian Lavin and our compere, Don Tomlinson welcomed everyone to the 5th National Annual Unsung Hero Awards for NHS Non-Medical staff and volunteers…. Judge and Presenter Dale Jeffers waits expectantly for his category winner…