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

Our Judges | Unsung Hero Awards

Our Judges are chosen on the basis of their knowledge and skill-set, as well as their passion for the NHS. We are proud that our judges represent a genuine lived experience of an NHS employee or patient at all levels. 

Admin & Clerical

Admin & Clerical

Admin and Clerical provides a human touch in a processed-based role. Individuals and teams who work in this area must be proficient and well organised as amongst other important tasks, they are working with detailed records of patients and staff.

  • Sam Allen Click here for full bio
  • Dame Donna Kinnair Click here for full bio
  • Aneira Thomas Click here for full bio
Corporate Services

Corporate Services

Corporate Services provides support to many areas of a Hospital, including internal and external Communications – the ‘voice’ of the NHS, and Business Services, which make sure finances are properly budgeted and spent wisely and that staff are recruited fairly and properly trained. Individuals and Teams who work across this area must directly support patients, staff, and organisations inside and outside the NHS.

  • Kate Jarman Click here for full bio
  • Antony Tiernan Click here for full bio
Estates & Ancillary

Estates & Ancillary

Estates and Ancillary provides the essential delivery of all NHS services. Individuals and teams who work across this sector cover inside and outside repairs and maintenance of Hospitals and the grounds around them.

  • May Parsons Click here for full bio
  • Professor Habib Naqvi Click here for full bio
IT & Digital

IT & Digital

IT and Digital services create smooth systems and ensure that patient information is available in the right place, at the right time, for clinicians to deliver the right care. The department powers technology that gives clinicians new insights into illness and disease and provides solutions that make patient care better, while also improving the working lives of NHS staff.

  • Dr Ellie Cannon Click here for full bio
  • Claire Cassidy Click here for full bio
Volunteer of the year

Volunteer of the year

Volunteers are vital to the continued running of the NHS and make a huge contribution to the health of the nation by giving their time, skills, and passion to support the NHS. Individuals who work in this much appreciated area cover all age ranges and skill sets, and support staff, patients, and the public.

  • Kath Evans Click here for full bio
  • Ellie Orton Click here for full bio

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