Our Health Heroes Partnerships
Join a group of like-minded organisations championing our NHS workforce
The Our Health Heroes awards is the only charitable awards scheme dedicated to shining a light on the individuals and teams who often go unnoticed in health and social care. Join a growing community championing all 350+ roles the NHS has to offer.
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Award Category Sponsorship Benefits
Our Health Heroes is back for it’s sixth consecutive year to celebrate the thousands of individuals and teams working behind the scenes in the UK, in the NHS and wider healthcare sector. Supported over the years by Health Education England, NHS England & Improvement, UNISON, Bevan Brittan and many more, the national awards scheme has captured the hearts and minds of hundreds of people who recognise the deserving nominees and winners at a prestigious awards ceremony held in London.
Back for an exciting year of inspiring stories from the health sectors rising stars, this is your chance to get involved and say ‘Thank you’ to our NHS workforce.
Sponsor a category of choice aligned to your values and campaign objectives
Join the prestigious senior leadership judging panel alongside NHS bodies and experts
Network with senior leaders in roles aligned to your organisations values
Exclusive announcement when you sign-up to become a partner announced to over 54,000 people
Dedicated category focus during the nomination window for your partnership & award
Personalised congratulatory email to all nominees, finalists and winners for your award category
Branding on every touchpoint throughout the campaign and at the awards ceremony
Host a video of your choice on the Our Health Heroes website, alongside your logo, profile and website
Feature a representative of your choice in the official awards highlights video
Your logo on the award of your category & option to add a branded gift to each winner’s trophy box
Exclusive table to attend the awards ceremony for up to 4 people
Work with our PR team on opportunities to share winners’ stories in publications, on radio and TV
Branding on our visual displays at the awards ceremony venue
Option to upgrade – Add a branded gift to the goodie bags every awards ceremony attendee will receive – additional £500 (gift not included)
“By recognising those who are going above and beyond to implement wellbeing strategies that make a real difference to staff will hopefully inspire other organisations to get involved.”
Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer
NHS England and Improvement
Inspirational Clinical Support Worker of the Year
Sponsoring this award celebrates those in clinical support roles, providing vital support services for patients and service users in health and social care settings.
Outstanding Lifetime Contribution to Healthcare
There are thousands of individuals working in healthcare who would be deserving of this title. The health sector is made up of people who go above and beyond for the benefit of patient care and service delivery, and who support their peers and colleagues.
Reserved by NHS Employers
NHS Improvement through Digital Innovation
This award will be given to an individual or team who have demonstrated a clear, significant, and successful digital innovation which has transformed outcomes, developed processes, and improved patient care.
Dedication to a Lifelong Learning Culture
This award recognises new approaches to improve Learning & Development in healthcare, whether across a team, department, or entire organisation, and champions organisations committed to lifelong professional learning for their workforce.
Most promising OD & People Programme
This award will be presented to an organisation that has shown a commitment to deliver on the ambitions of the NHS People Plan and can demonstrate a clear people & OD strategy that will enhance workforce outcomes.
Most Progressive Integrated Care Workforce Programme
This award will recognise employers developing or already delivering exceptional workforce development programmes to support the transition to integrated care systems.
Most Inspired Health and Care Support by a UK Charity
This award supports Charities of all shapes and sizes who have made a difference to the health and wellbeing of the public, no matter the field, be that mental health, grief support, learning disability, vaccination roll-out and many, many more.
Best Emergency Services Collaboration
This award recognises the long-term positive impact that collaborative working has had on all healthcare services and will be awarded to employer(s), teams or groups of individuals demonstrating significant improvement to the quality of services through collaboration.
Best Healthcare Initiative in a Community or Criminal Justice Setting
Nominees for this award will demonstrate the creativity and delivery of healthcare programmes that have made a difference to the workforce of which they serve, and to health and wellbeing outcomes for patients and service users in justice settings.
Just some of the winning organisations...
Our Health Heroes celebrates individuals and teams who have gone above and beyond for the health and social care sector, and often nominees are put forward by their employer. Here are just a few of the organisations that represent the Our Health Heroes alumni over five years of awards.
Talk to the awards team
Find out more about Our Health Heroes partnership opportunities by completing the form, and someone from the awards team will be in touch to discuss your ambitions.
Alternatively, download the sponsorship brochure for additional partnership opportunities.
All the latest Our Health Heroes insights
Read more about Our Health Heroes previous winners and what they are doing now.