Burdett Trust for Nursing held the first Burdett Awards on 24th
May 2018 at the Waldorf Hotel, London. The Burdett Trust were delighted to
welcome Call the Midwife actress Helen George to host the event.
Burdett Awards 2018 was created to acknowledge and celebrate inspirational Nursing teams and initiatives across the world. Burdett Trust were delighted to provide eight awards to commemorate and support projects that not only forward the future of Nursing and care but are also changing lives.
The event was a huge success, with over 250 attendees from across Healthcare and Nursing. The awards also had an excellent social media impact with over 1.2 million twitter impressions and with the #burdettawards hashtag trending at number seven of top trends in the UK.
Burdett would like to thank the organisations that sponsored awards including: Rathbones, Chamberlain Dunn, Haysmacintyre and Bircham Dyson Bell.
Please find the winners list below.
Young People’s Health winner (sponsored by Bircham Dyson Bell):
Delivering Dignity winner (sponsored by Chamberlain Dunn):
Global Health Impacts winner:
Men’s Health winner:
Mental Health Nursing winner:
Maternal Health winner (sponsored by Haysmacintyre):
Who Cares, Wins winners:
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Burdett is pleased to announce the launch today of its programme Nursing Now! - celebrated with activities and events taking place around the world including the UK, Switzerland, Jamaica, USA, Jordan and South Africa. Lord Nigel Crisp, Co-Chair of Nursing Now, said: “On behalf of Nursing Now supporters across the world I am delighted to welcome HRH The Duchess of Cambridge as our Patron. Our campaign aims to improve health globally by raising the profile and status of nurses worldwide – influencing policymakers and supporting nurses themselves to lead, learn and build a global movement"
The Nursing Now! campaign will be run in association with the International Council of Nurses and the World Health Organisation. It aims to improve health globally by raising the status and profile of nursing, demonstrating what more it can achieve, and enabling nurses to maximise their contribution to achieving Universal Health Coverage. Strengthening nursing will have the triple impact of improving health, promoting gender equity and contributing to economic development, as well as supporting other Sustainable Development Goals. Nursing Now! will run to the end of 2020, Florence Nightingale's bicentenary year.