The Lifetime Achievement Award
For an individual who has worked within a health or care setting for 40 years or more and has left a truly impactful legacy.
This award seeks to honour those who have dedicated their lives to working in the NHS and have left it – whether just in their area or nationally – a better service for patients and/or a better place to work for those who will follow them. We are looking for someone who has worked or volunteered within or in support of a health or care setting for 40 years or more and has very much left their mark. This award is also open to any one of the thousands former NHS workers across the country who have come out of retirement to tackle the coronavirus outbreak.
This could be through:
- championing diversity and inclusion at work and in how the NHS treats patients;
- leading improvements in care or working conditions in challenging circumstances; or
- simply bringing a smile to patients’ faces day in and day out.
Questions to be answered when nominating:
- Outline this person’s career/relationship with, or supporting, the NHS
- How have they made the NHS better for patients?
- How have they made the NHS better for past, present and future staff?
NB – 40 years’ service does not need to be continuous, for the same organisation, or entirely in a paid capacity.