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At this year's conference dinner we'll be celebrating the achievements of those working hard across the Moving and Handling sector. To submit a nomination complete the online form here, winners will be revealed at the NBE Conference Dinner on Monday 27th September 2021.


All nominations can be submitted on behalf of someone else or by the nominee themselves.




Maggie Williams Awards - For outstanding services to Moving & Handling
This award aims to recognise an inspirational individual who has made a significant contribution to the sector and had a major impact on their organisation or colleagues. Someone who has worked over many years to better patient safety and shows a real passion for the industry. Judges will be looking at breadth of impact and value to the profession and/or patients.


Innovation Award - Best use of innovation during COVID
This award recognises individuals or teams who have implemented new projects or processes that have resulted in a real difference to Patient, Service User, Client or Staff Safety during COVID


You should demonstrate any costs of development and how you have measured any benefits gained. You must provide a clear rationale for your intervention and state how this links to current practice with appropriate references where relevant. Please state whether your initiative is a continuous improvement process, quality improvement, or risk reduction initiative. This category is for work completed over the last 18 months.


Above & Beyond Award – Celebrating those who have gone the extra mile
For this award the judges are looking for a special individual who has gone above and beyond what is expected of them in their day-to-day role. Someone who has shown determination, adaptability and a passion for the sector. Submissions must show results of positive outcomes from work completed in patient care or in the effectiveness of service provision.


To submit a nomination CLICK HERE . Deadline extended to Monday 6th September!



Good luck!