Annual Staff Awards – New look awards to recognise our brilliant colleagues


Nominations are now open for our new look ‘Brilliant You’ staff awards.

For this year’s annual awards we’ve revamped and extended the number of categories to give more opportunities to recognise teams and individuals for the brilliant work they’ve been doing over the last year.

The categories are:

Categories for RCHT colleagues including Mitie and Volunteers

  • Student/Apprentice of the Year
  • Brilliant Health Professional
  • Brilliant Support/Administration Colleague
  • Brilliant Team
  • Leader of the Year
  • Patient Safety Champion
  • Innovator of the Year
  • IWL ‘Joy in Work’ Award
  • Mover & Shaker of the Year
  • Fundraiser of the Year
  • Volunteer of the Year
  • Staff side ‘working in partnership’ award
  • Budding Brilliance

Open categories for teams and individuals in all health and care organisations

  • Kindness Award(s)
  • Collaborative working Award
  • Inclusion Award
  • Primary Care Award
  • Social Care Award
  • Community Award
  • Ambulance Award
  • Mental Health Award
  • Brilliant Researcher
  • Brilliant Educator

It’s easy to make a nomination, just fill out the online form and include 300-400 words about why your nominee deserves to win. We want to see more entries than ever this year and for the awards to be truly inclusive. They are open to everyone, working in any role within our hospitals, including our Mitie colleagues and volunteers.

Anyone can make a nomination, staff, patients or members of the public. This years winners will be announced at The Brilliant You Virtual Festival taking place on Saturday 19th September. There will be three winners in each category and everyone nominated will be receive a certificate of recognition. Nominations close at midnight on Friday 7th August, so don’t delay in getting your entries in now!