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HEAT Awards 2020
< February 2020

HEAT Awards 2020

Health Education England's HEAT (healthcare education and training) Awards celebrate the importance education, training, leadership and workforce development play in delivering high-quality, safe and compassionate healthcare across the NHS in England (including social care providers providing servcies to the NHS).

There are more than a dozen award categories, ranging from Inspiring Apprentice and Inspirational Colleague to accolades for leadership, digital innovation, championing diversity, making the NHS the best place to work and NHS People Champion.  

Nominations for these prestigious awards are now open and the closing date is 27 March at midnight. You can nominate now by visiting the awards portal. Full details of who can be nominated and the award criteria in the attached awards guide and on the awards portal.  

The finalists will be announced in May and all finalists along with their nominators will be invited to an awards ceremony which will be held in London on 9 July.  

Nominate someone today and join the conversation at #2020HEATAwards  

The categories are:

  • Inspiring Student Award (open to individuals) 
  • Inspiring Apprentice Award (open to individuals) 
  • Inspiring Trainee Award (open to individuals) 
  • Inspirational Colleague Award (open to individuals) 
  • Inspiring Returnee (open to individuals) 
  • Inspirational Leader of the Year (open to individuals) 
  • NHS Emerging Leader of the Year (open to individuals) 
  • System Transformation Team of the Year (open to teams) 
  • Digital and TEL Innovation Award – supported by NHS X (open to individuals and teams) 
  • Delivering 21st Century Care Award (open to individuals and teams) 
  • Inspiring Student or Trainee Educator (open to individuals and teams) 
  • Making the NHS the Best Place to Work and Train (open to individuals and teams) 
  • Champion of Diversity, Inclusion and Widening Participation (open to individuals and teams) 
  • NHS People Champion (discretionary award for the finalist who best exemplifies the values of the NHS Constitution) 
  • HEAT Awards Learner Champion (discretionary award for the most outstanding individual learner finalist)


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