Welcome to BJN Awards Week 2021
The year 2020 has been designated by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as the 'International Year of the Nurse and Midwife' to mark the 200th anniversary of Florence Nightingale's birth. At the beginning of the year many may not have envisioned the true significance and impact nursing would have over the course of the annum. At this time, perhaps more than ever, it is integral that we recognise and celebrate the work that nurses carry out every day.
The BJN Awards looks to commemorate hard work, dedication and achievement within the nursing community. If you feel that you or a colleague have gone the extra mile this year to deliver the best possible support to patients, improved patient's quality of life though person-centred care or implemented new strategies and driven clinical innovation, why not submit a nomination? Individuals can nominate themselves, a colleague or a team.
In 2021, BJN will be hosting a week-long celebration of amazing nursing accomplishments and innovations from 8th–12th March. This will be held following our prestigious annual awards to recognise and celebrate excellence in nursing on the 8th March. BJN’s Awards Week will see interviews from all of our winners where they will discuss their award-winning work, to share their experiences and inspire others to introduce changes to their own practice. Each day of the Week will also feature important educational updates on a variety of specialist topics to keep nurses up-to-date with the latest developments in their field.
The BJN Awards are open to individuals or teams. Entries for most categories have now closed. Entries for the Gastrointestinal/IBD Nurse of the Year will remain open until 31st January.