UHA Blog

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…

The Unsung Hero Awards team have been on the road again – and more and more people are nominating their heroes as a result. The UHA roadshow pulled up at the Countess of Chester Hospital, the city’s main hospital which was officially named this by Princess Diana and Prince Charles in 1984, and we were…

The Unsung Hero Awards road-show continues – latest stop – Blackpool! Blackpool, a place of sun, sand and apparently also a location once favoured by Adolf Hitler if new documents are to be believed (but more on this later). Much more importantly than this, on Friday, 11th October it was the chosen location for the…

Unsung Hero Awards 2019 are delighted to have the support of Reed.co.uk. Reed 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. The awards honour non-clinical and non-medical staff and volunteers in the NHS – and the nominations…

The Unsung Hero Awards continued our ‘Trust Tour’ by visiting the Royal Bolton Hospital to continue to promote 2019 nominations. The Trust has an international reputation and we found that the staff and volunteers were warm, friendly and professional. We chatted with  patients and staff whom were keen to find out more about our organisation. The…