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The Unsung Hero Awards team visited The Christie in South Manchester recently. Our visit was brilliantly co-ordinated by the head of HR Rebecca Patel, who ensured we met all sorts of interesting people and got the chance to tell them how to nominate their heroes. Like our visit to Alder Hey earlier in the month, we…

The Unsung Hero Awards visited Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to officially open nominations for the 2019 awards. We were welcomed in the same warm fashion as our first visit to Alder Hey in 2017 and there was a buzz as soon as we displayed promotional materials.   By mid-day we were ready to officially open our…

As we mark 5 years of the Unsung Hero Awards in 2019, we are looking back at our history of celebrating non-medical staff. In the last five years, the Unsung Hero Awards have granted 28 awards to non-medical staff from various NHS organisations. Such types of awards as Everyday Hero Award and Patients Choice Award…

On the 26th of November 2017 the Unsung Hero Awards first visited Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to promote our 2018 Awards in person. On the 3rd of September 2018 we are returning to officially open our 2019 Awards at the Trust and we couldn’t be more excited! We remember last year being happily greeted by…

Sponsorship proposals come in many different styles, but a winning sponsorship proposal will have certain key elements that make it successful. Elements such as: understanding what your organisation can offer companies in return for their support, personalisation of your proposal, relevancy of your proposal and keeping your written communications short and concise (arguably one of…

Though it’s still over a month before the nominations are officially opened, our team has already received lots of questions about the upcoming 2019 Awards. To increase the interest around the Awards, we visited a couple of Trusts where we spread the word about our future events. On Monday the 23rd of July the Unsung…

On a beautiful sunny morning in Widnes, on 30 June 2018, a group of 9 people gathered at the Health Care Resource Centre, to create the Unsung Hero Awards first promotional photo shoot for our new 2019 promotional banner to spread the word about a campaign that celebrates the work of non-medical staff across the…

Marketing of Sponsorship

22nd May 2018

At its core, Event Sponsorship is marketing and marketing is everything to an organisation and their brand identity. Sponsorship enables an organisation to give back to the individuals affiliated with their event, by aligning with sponsors who love what you do as much as they do. The involvement of these companies, from a corporate perspective,…

The Unsung Hero Awards 2018 are now over and what an unbelievable night it was! We welcomed guests from all over the country, from CEO’s and CIO’s, to non-medical staff in positions that can be less visible. Many of these individuals left winners and we know will look forward to placing their trophies on their…

With the Unsung Hero Awards happening on Friday the 23rd of February we wanted to take a moment to explain just what an unbelievable night we have planned. This year marks our biggest award ceremony to date. We have had over 100 NHS organisations involved, over 400 nominations submitted and over 1,100 nominees.  In terms of NHS trust…