These awards recognise and honour the name of Mary Seacole for her work in the Republic of Crimea.
You must be registered with the NMC and work in a publicly-funded health care service in England to apply.
There are two award programmes:
Applications are now invited from individual nurses, midwives and health visitors in England. Please visit the NHS Employers website to download an application form. The 2018 deadline has been extended and you now have until 25 May 2018 to send your completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org or Mary Seacole Awards, Room 209, Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, London W1G 0RN.
Mary Seacole was a Jamaican/Scottish nurse and businesswoman, celebrated for her bravery in nursing soldiers during the Crimean War (1853–56). She was also admired for her use of Creole herbal remedies to relieve the symptoms of infectious illnesses such as cholera in Jamaica and Panama.