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In the bustling corridors of hospitals and healthcare facilities, there exists a cadre of unsung heroes – the non-medical NHS staff. From administrative personnel to ancillary workers, their pivotal roles often go unnoticed amidst the clamour for clinical acclaim. It’s time we illuminate their contributions and afford them the recognition they rightly deserve. Despite their…

Imagine stepping into the Hilton Manchester Deansgate on a cool Friday evening on the 15th March. The air is electric with anticipation and the excitement is palpable. This is no ordinary gathering – it is the Unsung Hero Awards 2024 ceremony, a night dedicated to celebrating the non-clinical and non-medical NHS staff – the real…

The Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) serves as a powerful reminder of the importance of recognising the immense contributions of the non-medical and non-clinical staff within the NHS. These awards are not simply an event, but a unique celebration dedicated solely to shining a spotlight on these often-overlooked heroes who play such a pivotal role in…

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 social…

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 ceremony….

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 the…

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…

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