Category 1 The NHS Employers Award for outstanding achievement by an apprentice, support worker or technician working alongside an AHP or healthcare scientist

Award open to healthcare scientists and AHPs

This award is open to apprentices, support workers, assistant practitioners, technicians or others of a similar title working within an AHP or healthcare science team or environment. It aims to recognise and encourage their increasing contribution to improving patient outcomes by celebrating an individual that provides, or who are helping to provide, high quality, creative care which enhances the quality of life for the patient. Recognition of these achievements is important given the growing pressures on NHS service provision,and it is apparent that these roles are becoming increasingly crucial to sustaining efficient and effective services that maintain or improve the quality of patients’ lives. Nominations are welcomed from the individual, their team or by a patient, service user or carer.