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ACTIVHEAL® INTERNATIONAL NURSING AWARDS 2022
We are delighted to announce the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards in Wound Care 2022.

We want to honour nurses and health care assistants around the world and celebrate the outstanding contribution they make in the wound care field. There are thousands of incredible nurses improving patient lives on a daily basis through exceptional wound management. This is a chance to shine a light on our superstar nurses!

The awards will recognise and celebrate nursing excellence in wound care and feature six categories. The awards are open to all active acute, community care and care home nurses in the UK and nurses who work in hospitals, public, private and community settings internationally.

We are inviting you to nominate yourself or your fellow nurses and help us celebrate outstanding achievements in wound care.

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

AWARDS

The ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards will feature six awards, with the UK and International categories open to nurses who have demonstrated extraordinary achievements in wound care.

 

UK Awards Categories:


Community Nursing Award – Excellence in Wound Care (UK only)

Recognising excellence in wound care in a community setting.

The Community Nursing Award will recognise excellence in wound care in a community setting. Candidates must have made a positive difference to their patients’ lives by providing exceptional wound management.

Acute Nursing Award – Excellence in Wound Care (UK only)

Recognising excellence in wound care in an acute setting.

The Acute Nursing Award will recognise excellence in wound care in an acute setting. Candidates must have made a positive difference to their patients’ lives by providing exceptional wound management.

Care Home Nursing Award – Excellence in Wound Care (UK only)

Recognising excellence in wound care in a care home setting.

The Care Home Nursing Award will recognise excellence in wound care in a care home setting, as an individual or on behalf of the care team. Candidates must have made a positive difference to their patients’ lives by providing exceptional wound management.

International Awards Categories:


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.

OUR JUDGES

We are pleased to announce our esteemed judges for the awards.

Jacqui Fletcher, OBE

Independent Nurse Consultant

Jacqui Fletcher OBE is currently Senior Nurse Advisor – Stop the Pressure Programme / Clinical Lead Pressure Ulcers National Wound Care Strategy, an Independent Wound Care Consultant, and Editor of Wounds UK journal.
Prior to this Jacqui was the Clinical Strategy Director at the Welsh Wound Innovation Centre and had an honorary clinical contract at Cardiff and Vale UHB. Jacqui was an Honorary Fellow of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) from 2011 – 2014.

She has worked for Midlands and East Strategic Health Authority as Harm Free Care Lead, focussing on the ambition to eliminate all avoidable category 2,3 and 4 pressure ulcers. She has also worked as a Principal Lecturer, University of Hertfordshire Leading an MSc and BSC in Tissue Viability and an MSc in Evidence Based Practice. She remains an honorary tutor at Cardiff University.

She is a Patron of the Lindsey Leg Club, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for International Wound Journal, the Journal of Wound Care and Wounds UK journal. She served as an Executive of the European Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel from its inception in 1996 until 2010 and was instrumental in developing the 2009 guidelines serving as a lead for a working group.
She has published widely and speaks at both national and international conferences.

Ellie Lindsay, OBE, FQNI

Lindsay Leg Club Lifetime President

In 1995 Ellie introduced the concept of a psychosocial lower limb clinic ‘Leg Club’, to address the holistic needs of her patients. Her work has since been widely disseminated through publications and international conference presentations. She left the National Health Service to become an independent Specialist Practitioner and Clinical Consultant in December 2002. In January 2003, she was appointed Associate Lecturer (CRICP, Thames Valley University, London) and, in December 2003, Visiting Fellow, Queensland University of Technology. She subsequently established The Lindsay Leg Club Foundation, a registered charity, in September 2005 and in recognition of her work was made Life President in 2009.

She has won a myriad of awards throughout her career, most recently The British Journal of Nursing Lifetime Achievement, Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to nursing and conferred a Fellow of the Queen’s Nursing Institute (FQNI). Ellie received international recognition from The Arias Medical Foundation and The Scientific Institute of Higher Education, Mexico by being presented with an Award for Excellence and she was honoured by the International Society of Paediatric Woundcare (ISPeW) receiving an Education Award for Excellence in Wound care and become the first ISPeW honorary board member. In 2022 Ellie received the World Union of Wound Healing Societies (WUWHS) Lifetime Achievement Award for her “exceptional and consistent dedication to the global challenge of improving outcomes for those with lower limb conditions. She is a patient advocate through education, creation of networks, giving persons with leg wounds a voice and an integral part of the activities of the WUWHS”.

PRIZES

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.

Do you know a nurse that deserves to be recognised in the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards?

 

*(or equivalent in winners’ local currency)

AWARDS CRITERIA

  • 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.

NOMINATION GUIDANCE

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.

Nomination Form

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

    How to nominate

    It's free and easy to nominate using our online form and you can even submit more than one nomination if you like. If nominating a colleague and your nominated nurse wins an award, you'll also get a prize! So why not join us in celebrating the extraordinary achievements of nurses who make a difference every day.

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      TERMS AND 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.
      Entries are accepted online only through the ActivHeal® website and the ActivHeal® International Nursing Awards webpage. 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.

       

      Judging

      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.

       

      PLEASE NOTE*

      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.
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