FAQs

1, BACKGROUND

The 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 DECIDED

Each 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 ENTER

Entering 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 ANNOUNCED

Shortlisted 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 CODE

Black tie

8, WHERE ARE THE AWARDS HELD

The 2019 Awards will be held in Leeds at the Leeds Town Hall. For more information on the venue visit: https://www.leedstownhall.co.uk/plan-your-visit/

9, WHAT TIME DO THE AWARDS START

The evening commences at 6:45pm on the 16th of May 2019