2021 Previous Winners

Best Diversity and Inclusion Practice

Winner: Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, Respected & cared for: how Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust introduced innovative hair caps for Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic staff

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Best Employer for Staff Recognition

Winner: Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Celebrating our life of service – remarkable people, extraordinary place

Best International Recruitment Experience

Winner: West London NHS Trust, Mental Health Overseas Nursing Integration Programme

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Best Recruitment Experience

Winner: Bridgewater Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Health care support workers

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Best UK Employer of the Year for Nursing Staff

Winner: St Vincent's Nursing Home, The best can always be better

Best Use of Technology to Improve the Working Environment

Winner: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, vCreate Diaries – keeping families connected with their babies on the neonatal unit

Best Wellbeing and Staff Engagement Initiative

Winner: University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, The 'Supporting You' project

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Best Workplace for Learning and Development – Over 1,500 Nursing Staff

Winner: Spire Healthcare, Learning and development strategy

Best Workplace for Learning and Development – Under 1,500 Nursing Staff

Winner: West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Harnessing retiree workforce pilot

Diversity and Inclusion Champion of the Year

Winner: Liz Curr, East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust

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Nurse Manager of the Year

Winner: Kim Hogg, Spectrum Community Health Community Interest Company

Overseas Nurse of the Year

Winner: April Montoya, Hull University Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Preceptorship of the Year – Under 1,500 Nursing Staff

Winner: South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw Integrated Care System, SYB Primary Care Workforce and Training Hub – primary care nurse pipeline project

Preceptorship of the Year – Over 1,500 Nursing Staff

Winner: Nuffield Health, Review and reform of our Nuffield Health preceptorship programme

Workforce Team of the Year

Winner: Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Development of a virtual end of life ward in an acute hospital

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