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 for the 2017 awards are now open. To apply you'll need to complete an application form outlining your proposed project. Application forms and further information is available on the NHS Employers website.
The deadline for applications has been extended to Monday 22 May 2017. If you are shortlisted, you'll be asked to attend an interview.
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.