Award Categories

If you are a patient, carer or visitor you can nominate a member of staff or a team for a Papworth People Staff Achievement Award in the following categories: '1. Caring for Patients', '5. Volunteer of the Year' and '7. Chairman's Award for Outstanding Achievement'. These will be the most relevant awards to your experience at Papworth Hospital. Please note: the other award categories relate to internal staff programmes. Each category features our commitment to the Equality and Diversity agenda and to Valuing Health and Wellbeing.

If you are a staff member you can nominate individual colleagues or teams for any of the categories (1-7).

1. Caring for Patients Award

Nominate an individual and/or a team who has provided the highest quality of clinical care and has sought to go beyond their job description to treat people with exemplary respect, dignity, compassion and empathy and as a result has improved the patient experience.

Nominations must demonstrate how individual or team did one or more of the following:

This year you can nominate an individual by their staff group:

2. Achieving Excellence Award

Nominate an individual and/or a team who has excelled in the service they provide to patients and/or colleagues.

Nominations must demonstrate how individual or team did one or more of the following:

3. Working Differently Award

Nominate an individual and/or a team whose idea to ‘work differently’ has been successfully implemented and resulted in significant service improvements, including 'green', sustainable or revised working practices in the Trust.

Nominations should demonstrate one or more of the following:

4. Innovation Award

Nominate an individual and/or a team who has shown creativity and ingenuity to develop or establish health and patient care, service improvement or a breakthrough in clinical practice or research and development

Nominations should demonstrate one or more of the following:

5. Volunteer of the Year Award

Nominate a volunteer who has made an exceptionally significant contribution to the Trust's services.

6. Lifetime Achievement Award

Nominate an individual who has consistently, throughout their career in the NHS, demonstrated a high quality of performance and significant contribution to the organisation and whose work and attitude serves to enhance the Trust’s reputation.

Nominations should demonstrate one or more of the following:

7. Chairman's Award for Outstanding Achievement

Nominate an individual and/or a team from anywhere across the Trust who demonstrates the Trust's values by displaying effort and dedication over and above the normal call of duty, providing outstanding leadership and a consistently high quality service to patients/service users and/or colleagues.

Nominations should demonstrate one or more of the following: