Last year we celebrated the achievements of our colleagues and teams at the Excellence awards, showcasing the brilliant work everyone has been doing. Individuals and teams from across the whole Trust came together to share their work and receive recognition and thanks. With the launch of Excellence 2018, now it’s your chance to make a nomination.

Our Excellence 2018 awards will be held as part of a staff achievement celebration, where we’ll also be celebrating learners and colleagues who have worked for the NHS for more than 25 years.

Entries for Excellence 2018 are now open and there’s a category for everyone:

Team/service awards

  • Excellence in improving health
  • Excellence in improving care
  • Excellence in improving use of resources
  • Engagement and involvement excellence
  • Partnership working excellence

Individual awards

  • Unsung hero
  • Leader of the year
  • Outstanding achievement
  • Rising star

Shortlisted entries will be invited to a special celebration event on Tuesday 13 November 2018 at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield.

Explore this section to find out more about the categories, entry criteria, tips on writing your application and to submit your entry. Download a poster to display in your work area.

Excellence 2018 is organised by our communications and marketing team. If you’ve got any queries please email excellence@swyt.nhs.uk  or give them a call on 01924 316391.

The closing date for applications is Monday 20 August.