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When discussing how appreciative the UK has been to our amazing NHS, one thing that is constantly brought to our attention is the sense of community that lockdown has brought, despite its challenges. More than ever, we are grateful for our National Health Service in every sector and the keyworkers that have kept the country…

The 5th of July 2020 was the 72nd Anniversary of our brilliant National Health Service and in the past few months, everyone has been taking part in Clap for Carers every Thursday for both Medical and Non-Medical NHS staff; as well as all inspirational front-line key workers.   It’s no surprise, therefore, that NHS Trusts…

In the latest Coronavirus update, the Prime Minister announced that from the 4th July Hotels, Pubs, Libraries, and Hairdressers can all reopen for business. Whilst still acknowledging the 1+ metre social distancing rule and maintaining that these businesses are ‘COVID secure’. This means that society is slowly getting back to normal after months of staying…

Volunteering has always been an integral part of UK society, and the contributions of thousands of people from all different backgrounds across the UK, who have volunteered in the NHS during Lockdown has not gone unnoticed.     Last week was Volunteers Week; a cause that takes place annually to celebrate and say “thank you”…

Last week was Mental Health Awareness week; a campaign hosted by the Mental Health Foundation to raise awareness of mental health and promote positive mental health for all.     The River’s Trust recently wrote a news article on their website about Mental Health Awareness Week, all about the positive impact nature can have on…

The main value the Unsung Hero Awards holds is the importance of giving back to the Non-Medical and Non-Clinical NHS Volunteers who deserve to be recognised and thanked for all their tireless efforts. Room to Reward is a charity that also loves to give back to volunteers, in all sectors across the UK. Room to…

Unsung Heroes can come in many shapes and sizes – and this includes furry and four-legged. Whether you are a cat, dog, or even a reptile loving person, there is no denying the positive effect a pet can have on your well-being. ‘Pets as Therapy’ is a renowned charity founded in 1983, whose aim is…

Embed from Getty Images The NHS are under more pressure than ever amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic, but as we stand outside clapping on our doorstep and remember to stay inside, we know who we’re doing this for – the amazing NHS staff, both Medical and Non-Medical, that are fighting on the front-line. NHS Ambulance Services,…

A guest blog by Sandie Curtis, CEO, of Special Mention Award Sponsor TAP.  What a pleasure and a privilege it was for TAP (Thank And Praise) to be part of the Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) in February of this year, celebrating the amazing Non-Medical and Non-Clinical Unsung Heroes in the NHS.A lot has happened since…

The sixth Annual Unsung Hero Awards held this year saw an 18-year-old Michael Bryan from the Royal Bournemouth & Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust take home the Special Mention Award for his App ‘FaceX’. Inspired by some of the guests he met at the awards, Michael then went on to work on another ground-breaking App…

The Unsung Hero Awards 2020

20th March 2020

Being a proud supporter of the NHS, including the Non-Medical and Non-Clinical staff behind the scenes and working as the Social Media Intern for the Unsung Hero Awards was a fantastic opportunity and I think we can all agree that this year was a smashing success. Everything was put in place to make sure the…

For the Unsung Hero Awards 2020, the major theme is the discussion around Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health Provision in the UK. This has been illustrated through our previous post about the Salford Charity START and the use of creative outlets to help people with mental health issues. START have also designed our very…