The 2020 HEAT (healthcare education and training) Awards celebrate the importance education, training, leadership and workforce development play in delivering high-quality, safe and compassionate healthcare across the NHS in England.

HEE are looking for individuals and teams who deserve to be recognised for their outstanding achievements and contributions to the NHS in these fields.  

The awards are:

  • Inspiring Student Award (open to individuals)
  • Inspiring Apprentice Award (open to individuals)
  • Inspiring Trainee Award (open to individuals)
  • Inspirational Colleague Award (open to individuals)
  • Inspiring Returnee (open to individuals)
  • Inspirational Leader of the Year (open to individuals)
  • NHS Emerging Leader of the Year (open to individuals)
  • System Transformation Team of the Year (open to teams)
  • Digital and TEL Innovation Award – supported by NHS X (open to individuals and teams)
  • Delivering 21st Century Care Award (open to individuals and teams)
  • Inspiring Student or Trainee Educator (open to individuals and teams)
  • Making the NHS the Best Place to Work and Train (open to individuals and teams)
  • Champion of Diversity, Inclusion and Widening Participation (open to individuals and teams)
  • Our NHS People Champion (discretionary award for the finalist who best exemplifies the values of the NHS Constitution)
  • HEAT Awards Learner Champion (discretionary award for the most outstanding individual learner finalist)

You can nominate now by visiting the awards portal. Full details of who can be nominated and the award criteria in the attached awards guide and on the awards portal.