List of UK Health Awards and Social Care Awards

This is the world’s best list of UK Health Awards and Social Care Awards. It includes all the most credible national health awards such as The Building Better Healthcare Awards, NHS Awards, Health Business Awards, Nursing Times Awards, as well as specific sector awards such as The Dentistry Awards, The Optician Awards, The National Vet Awards and The National Care Awards.

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Award nameDeadline DateAwarding DateIndustryRegion
Acute Pain Awards1st Sep19th SepHealth & Social CareUK
Pharmaceutical Marketing Excellence Awards5th Sep27th NovHealth & Social CareUK
The 3rd Sector Care Awards6th Sep6th DecHealth & Social CareUK
Global Wellness Awards7th Sep15th OctHealth & Social CareInternational
The Dentistry Awards13th Sep22nd NovHealth & Social CareUK
The Great British Care Awards13th Sep24th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Private Dentistry Awards20th Sep6th DecHealth & Social CareUK
Dental Industry Awards20th Sep8th NovHealth & Social CareUK
GSK Impact Awards23rd Sep~15th MayHealth & Social CareUK
HFMA National Healthcare Finance Awards 27th Sep5th DecHealth & Social CareUK
Laboratory Awards27th Sep29th NovHealth & Social CareUK
Oral Health Awards 27th Sep29th NovHealth & Social CareUK
Unsung Hero Awards (NHS)
National awards celebrating the non-medical unsung heroes of the NHS.
30th Sep28th FebHealth & Social CareUK
HSJ Partnership Awards9th Oct27th FebHealth & Social CareUK
National Vet Awards~14th Oct~4th NovHealth & Social CareUK
AIHHP Golden Lobe Awards ~17th Oct~17th NovHealth & Social CareUK
PM Society Awards (Pharmaceutical Marketing Society)~19th Oct~1st FebHealth & Social CareUK
Health Business Awards25th Oct~14th DecHealth & Social CareUK
The Autism Professionals Awards 25th Oct27th FebHealth & Social CareUK
SCRS Eagle Awards~27th Oct~13th OctHealth & Social CareInternational
PharmaTimes Medical and Scientific Excellence Awards31st Oct5th DecHealth & Social CareInternational
British Healthcare Trades Awards~31st Oct~29th NovHealth & Social CareUK
The Protein Society Awards31st Oct30th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
The British Pest Management Awards ~1st Nov~20th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Patient Experience Network PEN National Awards~23rd Nov~20th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Pinders Healthcare Design Awards ~30th Nov~15th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Aesthetic Dentistry Awards ~3rd Dec~22nd MarHealth & Social CareUK
RCP Excellence in Patient Care Awards ~3rd Dec~16th MarHealth & Social CareUK
OTC Marketing Awards ~7th Dec~7th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Optometry Today AOP Awards~12th Dec~28th JanHealth & Social CareUK
Chief Scientific Officer Awards ~12th Dec~5th MarHealth & Social CareUK
The Student Nursing Times Awards~14th Dec~26th AprHealth & Social CareUK
The Medical Design Excellence Awards ~21st Dec~11th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
CRO Leadership Awards~31st Dec~1st MayHealth & Social CareInternational
The HSJ Value in Healthcare Awards~11th Jan~23rd MayHealth & Social CareUK
Advancing Healthcare Awards ~14th Jan~20th AprHealth & Social CareUK
Optician Awards~14th Jan~30th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Clinical and Research Excellence Awards CARE Awards~18th Jan~2nd MayHealth & Social CareInternational
BMJ Improving Health Awards~18th Jan~24th AprHealth & Social CareUK
Pharmaceutical Field PF Awards~21st Jan~14th MarHealth & Social CareUK
Petplan Veterinary Awards~25th Jan~4th AprHealth & Social CareUK
The HealthInvestor Awards ~25th Jan~12th JunHealth & Social CareUK
PharmaTimes International Clinical Researcher of the Year~31st Jan~16th MayHealth & Social CareInternational
Care Home Awards ~31st Jan~27th JunHealth & Social CareUK
Bio-IT World Best Practices Awards ~1st Feb~16th AprHealth & Social CareInternational
The RCNi Nurse Awards~1st Feb~3rd JulHealth & Social CareUK
National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Care Chef of the Year~1st Feb~5th JunHealth & Social CareUK
The Lasker Awards ~4th Feb~20th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
Patient Safety Awards~5th Feb~2nd JulHealth & Social CareUK
AXA PPP Health Tech & You Awards~15th Feb~25th AprHealth & Social CareUK
HPMA Excellence Awards~20th Feb~6th JunHealth & Social CareUK
Top 20 Care Home Awards ~28th Feb~25th FebHealth & Social CareUK
Communique Awards~14th Mar~4th JulHealth & Social CareInternational
The Creative Floor Healthcare Awards ~22nd Mar~25th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
The CN Awards (Nutrition) ~1st Apr~1st MayHealth & Social CareUK
PM Society Digital Awards (Pharmaceutical Marketing Society)~9th Apr19th SepHealth & Social CareUK
RSPH Health and Wellbeing Awards ~25th Apr17th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Nursing Times Awards~26th Apr30th OctHealth & Social CareUK
The Bill Foege Global Health Awards~4th May~6th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
CEO Today Healthcare Awards~7th May~3rd JunHealth & Social CareInternational
The Pioneers of Global Health Awards~10th May17th OctHealth & Social CareInternational
HSJ Awards (Health Service Journal)~15th May6th NovHealth & Social CareUK
Biotech Innovation Awards~17th May~24th JunHealth & Social CareInternational
The Anticoagulation Achievement Awards ~31st May~10th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Macular Society Award for Excellence ~31st May21st SepHealth & Social CareUK
The General Practice Awards~31st May29th NovHealth & Social CareUK
SCRIP Awards~7th Jun4th DecHealth & Social CareInternational
Ragan's Health Care PR and Marketing Awards~7th Jun10th AugHealth & Social CareInternational
UK Heart Safe Awards~7th Jun4th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Fostering Excellence Awards~7th Jun23rd OctHealth & Social CareUK
HTN Health Tech Awards~17th Jun3rd OctHealth & Social CareUK
Skills for Care Accolades Awards~21st Jun~9th MarHealth & Social CareUK
LaingBuisson Awards ~28th Jun13th NovHealth & Social CareUK
Aesthetics Awards~28th Jun7th DecHealth & Social CareUK
The Building Better Healthcare Awards~30th Jun30th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Zenith Global Health Awards~30th Jun5th OctHealth & Social CareInternational
Digital Health Awards~1st Jul18th JulHealth & Social CareUK
CIEH Excellence Awards~1st Jul21st NovHealth & Social CareInternational
National Association of Care Catering (NACC) Awards~5th Jul10th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Our Health Heroes ~12th Jul20th NovHealth & Social CareUK
The Occupational Health & Wellbeing Awards~12th Jul1st OctHealth & Social CareUK
Mind Media Awards17th Jul13th NovHealth & Social CareUK
World ADC Awards 22nd Jul~10th OctHealth & Social CareInternational
National Care Awards26th Jul29th NovHealth & Social CareUK
National Dementia Care Awards 26th Jul7th NovHealth & Social CareUK
IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 31st Jul3rd DecHealth & Social CareInternational
The Eyeforpharma Awards9th Aug11th DecHealth & Social CareInternational
Association of Clinical Research Professionals ACRP Awards ~15th Aug~16th AprHealth & Social CareInternational
CPhI Pharma Awards16th Aug5th NovHealth & Social CareInternational
European Lifestars Awards16th Aug19th NovHealth & Social CareUK
The Sun's Who Cares Wins Awards 17th Aug~8th OctHealth & Social CareUK
Caring UK Awards30th Aug15th NovHealth & Social CareUK
The AGFD Good Funeral Awards 31st Aug19th OctHealth & Social CareUK
National Advocacy Awards31st Aug30th OctHealth & Social CareUK

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