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

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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…

On Friday, March 1st 2019, the Unsung Hero Awards celebrated in style at The Hilton, Manchester, with over 350 guests in attendance.  Guests enjoying a relaxed and social Champagne drinks reception. We welcomed NHS ‘Unsung Heroes’ and volunteers from Trusts across the UK, including locations as diverse as Borders, Cardiff and Kent. We were also joined…

Karl Roberts from the NHS Leadership Academy. Recently we were visited at our offices by Karl Roberts from the NHS Leadership Academy, we decided to interview Karl to find out how he became involved in the NHS nearly three decades ago, the importance of non-clinical staff, and what the Unsung Hero Awards means to him and…

The Christie Hospital in Greater Manchester. Marguerita Gallagher has worked at The Christie for ten years in the Cancer Information Centre, supporting patients in several areas. Her small team prepares all new patients who are facing hair loss due to treatment. Marguerita and her colleagues will prepare patients for losing not only the hair on…

The Unsung Hero Roadshow has ben out and about again. We made a visit to our first nearly totally non-medical establishment to spread the word about the 2019 Awards when we dropped in on Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership. They share their office with NHS England staff and whom all work behind front-line staff…

Calling all 2019 nominees! The lovely Simone Roche, founder of Norther Power Women and Northern Power Futures is offering all nominees of the 2019 Unsung Hero Awards free tickets to attend the Northern Power Futures Conference on November 23 – 24 at Manchester Central Convention Complex. All you have to do is follow this link to claim your free tickets by…

Cerner are one of our key sponsors for the 2019 event, which will culminate with a gala awards ceremony at the Deansgate Hilton, Manchester, on March 1. Nominate an Unsung Hero HERE. The awards honour non-clinical and non-medical staff and volunteers in the NHS – and the nominations for individuals or teams are open until…