Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards

ON MONDAY, March 5, 2018, nominations will open for the Greater Manchester Health and Care Champion Awards 2018.

The awards present an opportunity to recognise members of our paid and unpaid workforce in Bolton, and throughout Greater Manchester, who go the extra mile to improve people's health and wellbeing in the area.

The awards are being organised by Greater Manchester Health and Social Care Partnership and are being supported by Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham.

There are 11 categories overall, including the People's Champion Award which gives members of the public the opportunity to recognise an individual or team in health or social care, paid or unpaid, for their outstanding commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of others.

The other awards categories are:

Apprentice of the Year

This award recognises an individual apprentice that has excelled in their role and is an asset to their team. This award is open to all health and/or care apprentices and those who completed a health and/or care apprenticeship programme within the last 12 months.

Collaboration

This award is for an individual or a team that works in collaboration with others to achieve shared goals.

Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Champion

This award is for an individual or team whose dedication to equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of their day to day work.

Dedication to Volunteering

Volunteers play an integral role in maintaining the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester and this award recognises the contribution of both individuals and teams of volunteers.

Innovation

This award recognises an individual or team whose ideas or innovation have resulted in a positive change for others.

Leader in supporting talent development

This award recognises an individual who is committed to helping every member of their team to fulfil their potential.

Leader across boundaries

This award recognises an individual or team who looks beyond individual teams and organisations to provide leadership across our health and social care system in the place in which they work.

Outstanding Carer

There are thousands of unpaid carers across Greater Manchester and this award recognises the incredible contribution of both young and adult carers to the health and care sector. 

Rising Star

This award is for an individual who is new to their role and has already demonstrated the potential to go far. This award is open to all individuals who have started their new their role since January 2017.

Student of the Year

This award recognises a health and/or social care student for their outstanding commitment to improving the health and wellbeing of the people of Greater Manchester.

 

Nominations open on Monday, March 5, 2018, and close on Friday, April 13, 2018. The awards are open to all individuals or teams, paid or unpaid, who work in the health or care sector in Greater Manchester, unless stated otherwise.

Nominations can be completed by colleagues or members of the public who wish to see an individual or team’s hard work recognised. Information about the awards, the criteria and how to nominate can be found at www.gmchampionawards.co.uk. 

Completed nomination forms should be returned to gm.awards@nhs.net.

All nominations will then be reviewed by our nomination panel, and shortlisted nominees invited to attend a sponsored event on 13th July 2018, where the winner will be announced.

NB The awards are free to apply and free to attend for shortlisted nominees.

 

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