Terms and Conditions

All nominations are free to enter and the closing date is 16 November 2018.

Nominations are open to non-medical employees and volunteers working at any NHS organisation.

Please ensure that you have read the criteria for the category that you are entering an individual/team into. Remember to use evidence, such as quotes, statistics, etc and include as much information as possible into your entry within the 500-word limit. Please complete all sections of the form, entries that are incomplete or exceed the stated word limit may not be accepted.

All completed nominations will be acknowledged online at the time of submission and a confirmation email will be sent containing details of your submission/s. Please check all details of your confirmation email/s and contact us if you have any queries.

The Unsung Hero Award reserves the right to extend the closing deadline or amend award categories accordingly. The organisers reserve the right to publish submissions from the winners and shortlisted entrants for PR & Social Media purposes. Where certain information is sensitive, such as budget figures, or personal details, please mark ‘not for publication' within the text. Winning case studies may be used in post-event materials to promote best practice.

Judges review and score entries remotely, to nominate their desired shortlist. All judges pre-scores are combined and the highest scoring nominations will determine the shortlist. The shortlist will be announced on 7 January 2019 and the winners will be announced at the ceremony event on 1 March 2019.

The judges’ decision is final and no correspondence or discussion will be entered, or feedback given regarding the selection of shortlisted nominations. The winners of the selected categories will be decided by the judging panel, except the Special Mention Award, which will be decided by an audience vote on the night of the award ceremony.

If you would like to speak about your entry please contact our Event Manager Tanya Prichislenko on 0161 509 1257 or email tatiana@unsungheroawards.com


3 September 2018
Nominations Open
16 November 2018
Nominations Deadline
7 January 2019
Shortlist Announcement
1 March 2019
Award Ceremony