OSCA Nomination

Help us celebrate the staff and volunteers who make a big difference every day

Staff and volunteers have been recognised at our Outstanding Service and Care Awards (OSCAs) for over 10 years.

We want to hear from anybody who has received great care from staff and volunteers at University Hospital in Coventry, the Hospital of St Cross in Rugby or our other sites.

This year's ceremony will take place in September 2019.

Nominations close on 23:59 on Sunday 16 June.



This year there are nine categories open for public nominations, including the new People’s Choice Award:

People’s Choice Award

Patients and members of the public can show their appreciation for members of staff and volunteers providing exceptional care and service.

Apprentice of the Year

Acknowledging the contribution made and the development shown by our apprentices to Care, Achieve and Innovate.

Behind the Scenes (Non-clinical)

If you know a team or individual that provides a crucial core service and takes pride in delivering a high standard of work, we want to hear from you.

Compassion in Care

Do you know someone who goes above and beyond to be compassionate to patients and their loved ones?

Going the Extra Mile for Patients

For individuals or teams going the extra mile to improve care for patients or to help UHCW achieve its vision of being an international leader in healthcare.

Leader of the Year

Do you want to thank someone for being a good leader? We are looking for selfless individuals who act with openness, honesty and integrity.

Innovation or Service Development

Designed to recognise teams or individuals whose innovations or research have led to improvements in patient care.

Volunteers’ Award

Do you know a volunteer for either University Hospital Voluntary Services, the Friends of St Cross, UHCW Charity or Rugby/Coventry Hospital Radio, who gives their time for free and provides fantastic support to patients and/or staff?

Chief Executive’s Award for an outstanding individual or team

We want to hear about exceptional individuals and teams at UHCW who live and breathe the Trust’s values of Compassion, Openness, Improve, Respect, Partnership, Pride and Learn.


We're really thankful to our sponsors, and couldn't hold the ceremony without them.  The following sponsors have been confirmed for 2019:

  • Coventry and Rugby Hospitals Company
  • Coventry University
  • ISS
  • University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire Charity
  • Vinci Facilities  
  • Warwick Medical School