A practical guide to running internal awards in the NHS

22 / 05 / 2018

This new practical guide to running internal awards in the NHS provides easy-to-follow instructions for the whole process; from gathering nominations, selecting judges; to attaining sponsorship and hosting the ceremony. 

Awards can play a key part in recognising the great work of your staff and making them feel valued for the important work they do every day. As part of an overall strategy, awards can help drive improvement as well as increase engagement with the organisation, its values and strategy.

The guide will take you through the following ten sections:

  • The strategic case and benefits
  • Executive sponsorship
  • Format
  • Promotion
  • Making nominations easy
  • Timetable
  • Funding
  • Defensive FAQs
  • Event checklist
  • Judges and judging.

It also contains first-hand experience and advice from those working in the NHS who have run successful awards programmes as well as a handy checklist, timetable and ideas for top tips.

Download the guide in full to get started. 

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