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A brilliant day trip to Blackpool Teaching Hospitals | Unsung Hero Awards

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The Unsung Hero Awards road-show continues – latest stop – Blackpool! On Friday, 11th October we arrived at Blackpool Victoria Hospital around 11:00 am on a very windy day (something Blackpool is famous for). We had been asked to report to reception, and as we were expected our table was quickly produced by one of…

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

The Unsung Hero Awards team visited The Christie in South Manchester this month. 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 Unsung Heroes. Like our visit to Alder Hey earlier in…

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

As we mark 5 years of the Unsung Hero Awards in 2019, we are looking back at our history of celebrating Non-Medical / Non-Clinical staff and Volunteers of the NHS… In the last five years, the Unsung Hero Awards have granted 28 National Awards to Non-Medical/Non-Clinical staff and Volunteers from various NHS organisations. Our awards…

On 26th of November 2017 the Unsung Hero Awards (UHA) visited Alder Hey Children’s Hospital to promote our 2018 Awards in person. On 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 smiling faces…

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…

Sponsor the Unsung Hero Awards

Though it’s still over a month before 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 awards. Tanya outside Bevan House, part of Bridgewater Community Healthcare…

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 are less visible. Many of these individuals left winners and we know all will look forward to placing their trophies on their…

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 nominated!  In terms of NHS Trust engagement and participation throughout the UK, this has been our most responsive year to date… The official 2018 Unsung Hero Awards Ceremony will be…