Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

Sponsored by Cwm Taf Morgannwg University Health BoardĀ 

Lifetime Achievement Award

This award recognises an exceptional Registered Nurse who has made a career-long contribution to nursing practice, resulting in a legacy of sustainably improved patient care and the development of nursing as a profession that is valued by society.  Nominees for this award will be exemplary Registered Nurses, who have earned recognition from, and the respect of, their peers and will be acknowledged as having reached the pinnacle of their profession.

About the award: This award aims to recognise a truly exceptional Registered Nurse who is recognised as providing a lasting contribution to the nursing profession.


Registered Nurses who are:
• Working at any level in education, practice or management settings within Wales 
• Nominees must be a practising nurse at the time of nomination
• Practicing in any sector for example; Independent and Third sectors, Higher or Further Education, NHS, or Local Authority


• A practising nurse who has significantly improved patient care within their area of practice
• Recognised as having sustained accomplishments that have significantly advanced the status of nursing at a local, national or international level 
• Able to demonstrate track record of progressive leadership, and will have inspired advanced nursing practice
• Recognised as being an expert in their field, having delivered measurable improvements in the quality of care
• Respected for the contribution that they have made to advancing the nursing profession through mentoring, supporting and influencing the career development of other nurses
• Able to demonstrate that their work is commensurate with national policy and strategy within health and social care
• Through effective leadership is able to demonstrate a positive contribution to an innovative development that has made a difference to people receiving care
• Use of a credible evidence-base and / or developing an evidence base to under pin their work for the project for which they are being nominated
• Able to demonstrate a safe governance framework for the service or innovation being described for which they are being nominated
• Able to clearly demonstrate the benefits the work has had for patients, clients, families and colleagues
• Through service evaluation, patient involvement and / or other means, is able to demonstrate a positive impact 
• Show commitment to and passion for the nursing profession, going the “extra mile” demonstrating a “can do” positive attitude

Please read the nomination form guidance note before beginning your submission. 

Page last updated - 14/09/2020