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NHS Leadership Recognition Awards sponsorship invited

This news article was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Sponsorship of the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards for the next two years is being sought.

The national awards are peer nominated and aim to:

  • celebrate and recognise outstanding leaders at every level of the health system
  • spread good leadership practice
  • foster the leaders of the future.

The scheme recognises outstanding leaders through the following nine categories:

  • NHS Board of the Year
  • NHS Community Leader of the Year
  • NHS Innovator of the Year
  • NHS Award for Inspiration
  • NHS Leader of the Year
  • NHS Mentor of the Year
  • NHS Newcomer of the Year
  • NHS Partnership Award of the Year
  • NHS Quality Champion of the Year

The 2009 and 2010 winners and finalists can be viewed on the NHS Leadership Awards website.   The website is being updated with information for the 2012 awards.

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor of the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards 2012 and 2013, please contact Alison Brown at

The annual national recognition awards will be affiliated with the NHS Leadership Academy and will be launched on Monday 2 April 2012.

A high profile multi-disciplinary judging panel from across the health industries will judge the nominations  and finalists will be announced in Autumn 2012. Winners will be announced and presented at a dedicated recognition awards event in central London in December 2012.

Please note: In accordance with Cabinet Office regulations, sponsors of the recognition awards will not make themselves eligible for any preferential treatment in any current or future procurement process, undertaken by the Department, the NHS or any associated bodies.