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The Importance of Saying Thanks – Room to Reward | Unsung Hero Awards

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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…

At the Unsung Hero Awards, we love celebrating all the hard work and achievements from the Non-Medical/Non-Clinical NHS Staff and Volunteers, and what’s even more special is when we get to hear in detail the stories of all our well-deserving nominees and winners. Mandy Preece is from The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation…

The NHS and Veganism

15th January 2020

As we head into the new year, and a new decade, this means New Year’s Resolutions and fresh starts. A recent trend, with a long history, which has risen in popularity more and more is Veganuary. In Veganuary people are encouraged to start to substitute their favourite animal-based foods, such as meat, dairy and eggs,…

Veganuary in the NHS

Over the years there has been more mental health awareness than ever with days like ‘Mental Health Awareness Day’ (10th October) where people come forward to share stories of their struggles with Mental Health. Famous individuals like Jameela Jamil and Stephen Fry have been using their platform to advocate for mental health awareness and get…

Time To Change

5th December 2019

A guest blog by Elisse Grint – Assurance Team Lead, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust.  Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (CUH) signed up to the “Time To Change” pledge in 2011 and reaffirmed this pledge in 2017: “We pledge to change the way we think and act about mental health at work.” From…

A guest blog by Russell Houghton, General Manager, Conexus Healthcare. Across the country the role of the General Practice Reception & Admin Teams are rapidly innovating and evolving to help practices best meet the needs of patients across England. In recent times, these teams have had fundamental importance to the achievement of the NHS Long…