Clinical Excellence Awards: application guidance

Application guidance for the 2018 national Clinical Excellence Awards round.


Assessors' guide

Employers' guide

Nominators' guide

Summary of changes to the guides


The applicants’ guide is for NHS consultants and academic GPs applying for a new or renewed award.

The assessors’ guide is for anyone assessing applications for a national clinical excellence award.

The employers’ guide is to help employers who are supporting an application for an award.

The nominators’ guide is for:

  • any individual or professional body who is supporting an application with a citation
  • national nominating bodies and specialist societies who are supporting and ranking applications for new awards

The last document sets out changes made to the guides from the previous year.

Published 9 February 2018