1, BACKGROUNDThe NHS Sustainability awards were established to encourage, benchmark and reward action on creating a more sustainable NHS
2, HOW MUCH DOES IT COST?There is no cost to enter
3, HOW WILL THE AWARDS BE DECIDEDEach award category has clear and transparent criteria , decided upon by the judges with a specialism in that area of work. The Sustainability Campaign has a panel of senior staff within the NHS with joint expertise across all the award categories.
4, WHY ENTEREntering will focus your trust on its own achievements. Winning an award will raise the profile of your trust nationally and locally within the trust. It can be a good staff motivator and help progress your efforts to address sustainability.
5, HOW DO I ENTER?Entries close on the 1st of March 2019
An online entry form will be available at http://www.nhssustainabilityawards.co.uk/awards-entry from Autumn 2018.
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6, WHEN WILL NOMINATIONS BE ANNOUNCEDShortlisted candidates will be announced via this website and across social media on Sustainability Day - 21st March 2019.
Award winners will be announced on the night of the 2019 awards.
7, DRESS CODEBlack tie
8, WHERE ARE THE AWARDS HELDThe Awards night venue will be confirmed once the shortlist has been published. Past gala events have been held at the Marriott Hotel in Regent’s Park, London.