RCN Wales Nurse of the Year 2022
The Royal College of Nursing Wales will be celebrating its 10th RCN Wales Nurse of the Year Awards in City Hall, Cardiff on Wednesday 9 November 2022.
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.
Nominated nurses, midwives, nursing students and health care support workers must demonstrate a passion for their profession and exemplify distinction in care, leadership, service and innovation. Individuals can be nominated for an award by peers, teams, managers, patients and the public.
Diversity in nominees is encouraged to reflect the workforce in Wales across all areas of nursing; Independent Health and Social Care Sector, Third Sector, NHS, or Local Authority.
Find out more about the 17 award categories below. Final deadline for nominations is 23.59 Thursday 30 June 2022.
Please read the guidance note before you submit your nomination.
"I am delighted to see the RCN Wales Nurse of the Year awards return to City Hall in 2022. We look forward to celebrating the 10th Anniversary of our prestigious awards, recognising exceptional standards in nursing. Over the years we have received hundreds of nominations that demonstrate the skills and expertise practised by health care professionals on a daily basis. They each reflect a shared devotion to their patients and to nursing, whatever the year and whatever situation they face. The pandemic has served to highlight the role of nursing across the whole world. But we have some of the best right here in Wales – so please nominate your nursing hero today!’
Richard Jones MBE, Chair of RCN Wales Board
Are you a patient thinking of nominating a deserving member of the nursing profession?
Members of the public can nominate an individual nurse, midwife, nursing student or health care support worker for any of the award categories. You will need to seek support from their senior nurse / manager to help guide you on choosing a suitable award category, and to input into the ‘reason for nomination’, to help you evidence how the individual meets the award criteria. Should have any further queries about how a patient can nominate please contact 02920 680746.