RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards
RCN Wales Nurse of the Year 2023
The Royal College of Nursing Wales held its 10th Annual RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards in a fabulous ceremony on 29 June 2023.
The event, hosted by Jason Mohammad was a fantastic evening for all our finalists, their colleagues, friends and family, as well as all those involved with the nursing profession in Wales.
We were thrilled to see a return to a face-to-face ceremony at City Hall to celebrate the 10th RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards in Wales. The awards continue to recognise innovation and excellence in practice, acknowledging the outstanding efforts, commitment, and achievements made by the whole of the nursing community across Wales.
Congratulations to all our finalists!
Read about our 2023 award winners
For more information about the awards, please contact NurseoftheYearAwards@rcn.org.uk
Sponsored by Cardiff and Vale University Health Board
This award aims to recognise nurses undertaking advanced and specialist practice who make an outstanding contribution to patient care, including the introduction of changes that leads to innovative programmes of care.
Sponsored by Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife who has made an outstanding contribution to care of children, young people or the midwifery care of mothers-to-be/ parent/s.
Sponsored by Public Health Wales
This award aims to recognise a nurse or midwife who has made an outstanding contribution to improving individual and/or population health, including the introduction of changes that lead to innovative health improvement or health protection interventions or programmes.
Sponsored by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health Board
This award aims to recognise a truly exceptional Registered Nurse who is recognised as providing a lasting contribution to the nursing profession.
Sponsored by BMA Cymru Wales
This award celebrates the achievements of Registered Nurses who have made an outstanding contribution to the care of people from a primary care perspective.
Sponsored by Cardiff University
This award aims to recognise and reward quality in nursing and midwifery research, which may be of a preliminary nature e.g. pilot studies, clinical audit or service innovation.
Sponsored by University of Wales Trinity Saint David
This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse or Health Care Support Worker who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of older people in Wales.
Sponsored by Hywel Dda University Health Board
This award celebrates the achievements of all registrants of the NMC register who have made an outstanding contribution to the care of people in a community-based setting.
Sponsored by Frontier Medical GroupThis award is intended to recognise nurses and midwives who have improved the care of people through transformation to deliver and / or influence change. Nominators should provide a clear narrative explaining why and how the transformation was developed or implemented and how the change has improved the experience and outcome of care.
Sponsored by Swansea Bay University Health BoardThis award recognises Registered Nurses who have made a significant difference to the development and or delivery of high quality education to those who deliver/ aim to deliver health care.
Sponsored by Powys Teaching Health Board
This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of adults.
Sponsored by Tŷ Hafan
This award aims to recognise a Registered Nurse who has made an outstanding contribution to the care of children or young people with lifelong and/or life limiting illness.
Sponsored by Chief Nursing Officer for Wales, Welsh Government
This award will celebrate the contribution of an exceptional nursing or midwifery leader in Wales, who by inspiring others and demonstrating exceptional leadership, has made a significant difference to person centred holistic care.
Sponsored by Welsh Health Specialised Services Committee
This award is open to any Health Care Support Worker who is delegated work directly by a Registered Nurse, Midwife or Health Visitor in any setting, who has demonstrated commitment to providing high standards of nursing and midwifery care.
Sponsored by Aneurin Bevan University Health Board
This award aims to recognise an exceptional Registered Learning Disability Nurse or Registered Mental Health Nurse who is being recognised for their innovative and creative approach to the care of people within these specialities.
Sponsored by Health Education and Improvement Wales
This award aims to recognise Nursing/Midwifery students who have shown exceptional promise during their professional education and/or practice placements.
Sponsored by University of South Wales
This award will be made to an outstanding Registered Nurse or Registered Midwife who demonstrates an innate understanding of the importance of effective supervision and assessment of students, supporting high quality learning environments, acts as a role model to and invests in existing and aspiring supervisors/assessors, and who builds and maintains relationships to enable and support this essential role.
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