Outstanding Service and Care Awards 2020 – nominate now!

Please help us celebrate the staff and volunteers at UHCW at our annual employee awards.

It has been, and will continue to be, a challenging year for everyone in the healthcare industry. We are incredibly proud of our colleagues for playing their part in keeping our hospitals running every single day.

Our Outstanding Service and Care Awards (OSCAs), sponsored by the UHCW Charity, are your chance to say thank you to teams and individuals for their exceptional care.

This year there are currently 10 categories open for public nominations, including the new People’s Choice Award:

1. Rising Star Award (Individuals only)

This award will recognise any member of staff, new to the Trust or to their role, who has made an outstanding impression on care and service. It will reflect their ability to embrace learning and dedication to personal improvement as well as contributing to improvements throughout the organisation.

2. Educator of the Year Award (Individuals only)

This award recognises those that have been an inspiring coach, mentor, peer or teacher to an individual or a team. 

3. Going the extra mile in Supporting Care Award (Individuals and teams)

Specifically for non-clinical staff; this award is open to nominations for a team or individual that provide a crucial core service and takes pride in delivering a high standard of work.

4. Going the Extra Mile in Delivering Care Award (Individuals and teams)

Specifically for those delivering care, this award reflects the excellent care and compassion which is provided to patients every single day. Nominations will highlight where healthcare staff have gone above and beyond their usual duty of care to deliver world class care which has made a huge difference to lives of patients.

5. Leader of the Year (Individuals only)

This award celebrates selfless individuals who act with openness, honesty and integrity. Nominees will have led their team or department or subject to deliver success in providing care or services which have made a difference over the past year.

6. Excellence through Ideas, Improvement and Innovation Award (Individuals and teams)

This award is to recognise teams or individuals whose innovations and ideas have led to improvements in patient care and safety.

7. Celebrating Diversity Award (Individuals and teams)

This award recognises an individual or team who have demonstrated inclusion in their work and/or service or supported work that reduces health inequalities.

8. Volunteers’ Award (Individuals and teams)

Open to volunteers for either University Hospital Voluntary Services, the Friends of St Cross, UHCW Charity or Rugby/Coventry Hospital Radio, who give their time for free and provides fantastic support to patients and staff.

9. The People’s Choice Award (Individuals and teams)

Patients and members of the public can show their appreciation for members of staff and volunteers or teams providing exceptional care and service. This award is solely for the public to nominate in, and highlights examples of excellent patient care and experiences.

10. Chief Executive Award (Individuals and teams)

This final award is for an outstanding individual or team that demonstrates all our Trust values in everything that they do. The winners will be selected by our Chief Executive Officer, Professor Andy Hardy.

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.