ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards in Wound Care 2022
We are delighted to bring you news of the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards in Wound Care 2022.
This award honours nurses and health care assistants and applauds the outstanding contribution they make in the wound care field. It features three International awards as detailed below (there are a further three awards open to UK nurses only). The awards are open to all active nurses who work in hospitals, public, private and community settings internationally.
Why not nominate yourself or your fellow nurses? Let’s shine a light on our superstar nurses!
All nominations are welcome, regardless of the woundcare products they use. You do not need to be an ActivHeal® user to enter.
INAUGURAL VIRTUAL AWARDS – 8TH SEPTEMBER
CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS IS 12th AUGUST 2022
Each winner will receive an award trophy, a £100* Amazon voucher and ActivHeal® goodies. Plus, there are treats for the colleague who nominated them! Winners will be announced on the 8th of September 2022.
International Awards Categories:
The ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards features three International awards as detailed below (there are a further three awards open to UK nurses only).
Outstanding Achievement in Wound Care Award (International award)
Highlighting remarkable accomplishments in wound care.
The Outstanding Achievement in Wound Care Award will highlight excellence in the wound care field. Candidates must demonstrate outstanding patient care by providing exceptional wound management. This award is open to nurses and health care assistants worldwide.
Supporting Education in Wound Care Award (International award)
Highlighting outstanding achievements in wound care education.
The Supporting Education in Wound Care Award is open to nurses and health care assistants worldwide and will recognise outstanding achievements in the field of wound care education. The winner will demonstrate excellence in delivering high-quality education or have implemented innovative approaches or strategies to help support wound management and wound healing.
Rising Star in Wound Care Award (International award)
Highlighting nurses in the early stages of their career (up to 5 years) that have made a positive impact in wound care.
The Rising Star in Wound Care Award is open to nurses who exemplify a passion for their work and have made an impact in a short time through practice, leadership, service and education. They are in the early stages of their career (up to 5yrs) and the winner will demonstrate excellence by engaging in projects, publications, research, activities, and/or initiatives that have a positive impact in wound care.
Nominate yourself or your colleagues and tell us why you think they should be recognised in the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards.
THE CLOSING DATE FOR NOMINATIONS IS THE 12th OF AUGUST 2022
- The nominee must be a registered nurse (clinical practitioner) or health care assistant.
- The nominee must have been working in a health care setting for at least twelve months and must still be working as a nurse or health care assistant.
- The nominee must be working in a health care setting including hospitals, hospices, general practice or social care, care homes, clinics, public and private sector.
- The nominee must be notified prior to the submission (If the nomination is made by a colleague or line manager).
- If nominating yourself, your submission must be endorsed by a colleague or manager.
- Evidence of outstanding contribution to improving patient outcome/quality of life should be provided to support the nomination. Evidence should be provided without compromising patient confidentiality in any way.
Here is some guidance that may help you when completing your nomination:
When providing reasons for your nomination:
Why do you feel that this person deserves to be nominated for an ActivHeal® International Nursing Award?
- What makes their care exceptional?
- What makes them stand out above their colleagues?
- What significant difference do they make to the patients they care for?
- What challenges have they overcome?
- How did they share best practice?
When supplying evidence for your nomination:
- Be specific and try to stick to the word limit (450 maximum) although there is space for additional information if required.
- Keep it simple and stick to the facts.
- Evidence can include patient or colleague feedback, documents, pictures, data, patient stories and other information you feel supports your nomination.
- There is an option to attach supporting documents if required.
Terms & Conditions
Terms and Conditions for the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards 2022
The entry process:
All entries must be received by Friday August 12th 2022. Once your entry has been submitted, you will receive a confirmation email.
Please read the description of the category you wish to enter before submitting your entry. We strongly recommend that you write the body of your entry in a Word document and then cut and paste it into the online entry form to prevent work being lost. Make sure you keep to the word limit.
Entry is free of charge and entrants may submit as many entries as they wish.
You must confirm that you have notified the nominee of your nomination, and obtained their permission to make your submission, prior to submitting your entry. Please ensure that no confidential patient information is disclosed as part of your submission.
Online judging will take place in August 2022. All entrants will be notified via email to confirm whether their entry has been successful or not. If applicable, nominators will also be notified via email at the same time.
The judges’ decision is final and cannot be disputed. Please note that feedback on individual entries cannot be provided.
You must be a nurse, healthcare assistant, midwife, support worker or nursing associate to make a nomination. If not, your nomination will not be considered.
By submitting your nomination, you are happy for a member of the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards team to contact you via email or phone to discuss your nomination further.