Thursday 4 November | Grosvenor House Hotel

2021 Shortlist

Best Student Experience


  • Government of Jersey, Health and Community Services Higher Education Department
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, Practice development team - student deployment during covid pandemic
  • Queen’s University Belfast, Maintaining quality during a time of uncertainty, ensuring students get the best experience
  • Queen’s University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast
  • Swansea University, Student leadership academy and leadership programme
  • University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust, Practice Support Unit, University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust
  • University of Chester, University of Chester
  • University of Derby, Dr Rea ends dilemma
  • University of Derby, Stage 2 Covid-19 adaptations
  • University of Hertfordshire, University of Hertfordshire 
  • University of York, Supporting students to be more at York
Educator of the Year 


  • Mercy Kazondo, Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust
  • David Rawcliffe, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Dr Helen Rushforth, University of Southampton
  • Sally Nuttall, Coventry University 
  • Kelvin McMillan, Birmingham City University
  • Yvette Heatley, University of Chester
  • Ifrah Salih, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Gary Morris, University of Leeds
Learner of the Year: Post-registration

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  • Kelli Wilkinson, Virgin Care
  • Zoey Fry, University of Surrey
  • Shellie Jean Radford, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust
  • Lovely Ann Sorianosos, University of Derby
  • Marika Nemeckova, University of Northumbria at Newcastle 
  • Jessica Fitzgerald, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Debbie Buchanan, NHS Lothian 
Mary Seacole Award for outstanding contribution to diversity and inclusion

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  •  Fahima Mustafe, University of East London
  • Maleka Harcharran, University of Hertfordshire
  • Jezelle Miller and Elishaba Gardener, Middlesex University
  • Irene Ibanda, Sheffield Hallam University
  • Maja Denisiuk, University of Dundee


Most Inspirational Student Nurse of the Year 

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  • Melissa Louise Chard, Bangor University
  • Chloe Scott, Bangor University
  • Sian Chinnoyelum Chinwuba, Middlesex University
  • Simon James, Swansea University
  • Laura Greaves, University of Hull
  • Joy O'Gorman, University of Plymouth
  • Nicola Phillips, University of Stirling
  • Alexandra Parker, University of Stirling
  • Becky Futers, Children and Young People Student Nurse Network
Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Post-registration)


  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Clinical skills development during the pandemic
  • Liverpool John Moores University, Post- Registration Masters
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust and Edgehill Univeristy, Developing a Post Graduate Certificate in Urology Practice
  • University of Stirling, MSc Early Years Practice (Health Visiting) Programme
Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration) 


  • Anglia Ruskin University, Nurse Education Provider of the Year (Pre-registration)
  • Birmingham City University, Future Nurse BSc/MSci Course
  • BPP University, Student's first attitude
  • Liverpool John Moores University, BSc Nursing Programme
  • Ulster University, Maintaining and supporting the student experience through staff/student partnership during the pandemic
  • University of Stirling, BSc (Honours) Nursing 
  • University of Worcester, Nursing Students 
Nursing Associate Trainee of the Year



  • Ellie Bull, University of East London
  • Nada Essia, University of East London
  • Delphine Price, Nuffield Health 
  • Melissa Mountford, University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust
  • Sally Williams, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Reshmi Nirsimloo, Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust
  • Tarnia Lefevre, Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust 
  • Eleanor Mears, University of Salford
  • Bethany Smith, University of Bolton 
  • Selina Adda-Dixon, Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kerslie John Junior Raymond Luktung, University of Cumbria
Nursing Associate Training Programme Provider of the Year (pre-registration)



  • Birmingham City University, Breaking barriers & choosing change: embedding learning from the pandemic to positively shape TNA experiences
  • Middlesex University, Delivering an empowering nursing associate programme using a creative, innovative and co-produced supportive model
  • Teesside University, FdSc Nursing Associate Programme 
  • University of East London, Developing the role of the nursing associate
  • University of Plymouth, Striving for excellence in the delivery of Nursing Associate Education
Outstanding Contribution to Student Affairs


  • Jess Sainsbury, University of Southampton
  • Abbie Bolton, Birmingham City University
  • Sian Chinnoyelum Chinwuba, Middlesex University
  • Zoe Parker, University of Birmingam
  • Mae Morgan, University of Southampton
  • Sam Kitchen, University of Hull
  • Joy O' Gorman, UNISON
  • Emma Grady, Edge Hill University
  • Brian Webster, University of Dundee
  • Catherine McLaughlin, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Ryan Cahoon, Queen’s University Belfast
Partnership of the Year 


  • Anglia Ruskin University, Working in partnership to create a primary care digital health placement for student nurses
  • University of Dundee, Widening access, consolidating care
  • Greater Manchester Programme Management Office, The development of the Greater Manchester Health and Care learning environment strategy 
  • Middlesex University, Optimising the activities & the products of academic and student collaborative networks to achieve equality diversity and inclusion (the HAREDIN and SHAREDIN networks)
  • Northumbria University and Marie Curie Newcastle, A partnership in learning - developing a focused educational portfolio to foster education, research and practice development 
  • Queen Margaret University, Partnership of the year: NHS Grampian Health and Social Care Partnerships
  • Queen's University Belfast, Queen's University Belfast and Parkinson's UK
  • Royal College of Nursing, Prince of Wales nursing cadet scheme
  • University of Bradford, The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust and University of Bradford School of Nursing and Healthcare Leadership
  • University of Chester, Student Quality Ambassador Project
Practice Supervisor of the Year 


  • Rashmita Singh- Darlami, Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Mei - Hui Bowerman, Imperial college Healthcare NHS trust
  • Roswitha Tauschek, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust
  • Claire Winter, The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Jacqui McAllister, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Michael McGuinness, Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Ann Sealey, Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board
  • Camelia Gogoasa, Springfield Nursing Care Home
  • Amybeth Jones, The Oakwood Surgery
  • Mark Cadogan, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Emily Devitt, Risedale Nursing Homes
  • Roseanna Watt, North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust
Student Innovation in Practice

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  • Solent NHS Trust, Hampshire and Isle of Wight Student Nurse Council
  • De Montfort University, Development of accessible COVID-19 vaccination information poster for people with learning disabilities / people who benefit from easy read information
  • Bournemouth University, Breastfeeding in Hospital; a guide for patients admitted to the surgical unit
  • University of Plymouth, Promoting autism awareness and improving the experiences of autistic service users
  • University of Central Lancashire, Scrub bags and Mental health Community group
Student Midwife of the Year


  • Nicolette Porter, Middlesex university
  • Jasmine Toynton, Birmingham City University
  • Katrina Keatley, Birmingham City University
  • Olivia Cox, Birmingham City University
  • Sarah Hackett, East Suffolk and North Essex NHS Foundation Trust
  • Anna Grace Saundry, Southport and Ormskirk Hospital NHS Trust
  • Angela Gonzales-Alexander, University of Central Lancashire
  • Sherrelle Smith, University of cumbria
Student Nurse of the Year: Adult


  • Alan Armstrong, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Rebecca Osbourne, De Montfort University
  • Rachael Williams, University of Wolverhampton
  • Joy O'Gorman, University of Plymouth
  • Simon James, Swansea University
  • Stuart Michael John Denman, Swansea University
  • David Potts, University of Bolton
  • Irfan Jina, Leeds Beckett University 
  • Charlotte Gilligan, Leeds Beckett University 
  • Tonisha Drew, University of Central Lancashire
  • Stephanie Craig, Queen's University Belfast
  • Nicola Phillips, University of Stirling
Student Nurse of the Year: Children 

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  • Demie Risby, Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust
  • Edel Roche, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Harriet Devlin, Birmingham City University
  • Paige Greatrix, Birmingham City University
  • Olly Jennings, University of the West of England
  • Ashley Thomas, University of Nottingham
  • Elizabeth Elson, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Connor Lyness, Queen's University Belfast
Student Nurse of the Year: Learning Disabilities


  • Martina Gomez, Kingston University 
  • Sally - Anne Dicken, Birmingham City University
  • Anna Mulvihill, University of the West of England
  • Olivia Brewin, University of East Anglia
  • Megan Ware, University of South Wales
  • Jessica Sinden, North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust
Student Nurse of the Year: Mental Health


  • King Blessing Obakpolor, Middlesex university 
  • Jacob Goh, Buckinghamshire New University
  • Alexander Richardson, Canterbury Christ Church University
  • Elizabeth Eze, Birmingham City University
  • Mr Hasan Hussain, Birmingham City University
  • Amy Satur, University of East Anglia
  • Jonathon Murphy, Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
  • Laura Knowles, Liverpool John Moores University
  • James Savage, Liverpool John Moores University
  • Oluwafunmilayo Mufidat Odumala, Manchester Metropolitan University 
  • Emily Rushton, University of Central Lancashire
  • Alexandra Parker, University of Stirling 
Student Placement of the Year: Community



  • Anglia Ruskin University, A primary care digital health placement for pre-registration student nurses
  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Children’s learning disability service West
  • Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust, Merton Tissue Viability Nursing Team
  • Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, Student Placement of the year Helston Community Hospital
  • Humber Teaching NHS Foundation Trust, Practice Education Team - Virtual Placement
  • Kingston University and St Georges University London, Haringey Learning Disability Partnership Nursing Team
  • Risedale Nursing Homes, The Student Development Programme
  • Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Teaching student nurses during Covid-19
  • North Cumbria Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust, Linda Turner - quality and safety matron
  • Virgin Care, West Lancs Community Student Placements
Student Placement of the Year: Hospital 

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  • Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, Stanley Eye Unit - Abergele Hospital (Ophthalmic Service)
  • Glasgow Clinical Research Facility, Placements for student nurses
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust, Undergraduate and graduate nursing teams
  • St Helens and Knowsley Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust, Ward 4F
  • Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust, Albert Ward-Broadoak Unit 
  • Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Professional Education Team: An Innovative new learning experience
  • Belfast Health and Social Care Trust, Management placement during COVID-19
  • The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust, Living with and Beyond with Caner 
  • South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust, Lived Experience & Nurse Education - where is my voice?
  • Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust, Inclusive teaching and learning in clinical environments
Teaching Innovation of the Year

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  • Birmingham City University, Operation Simulation
  • Bournemouth University, A virtual placement: an innovative initiative during a global pandemic
  • Buckinghamshire New University, Online innovation for teaching medical terminology 
  • Keele University and University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust, A picture paints a thousand words
  • Keele University, Technological teaching innovation during the COVID-19 pandemic
  • King's College London, Around the world in 6 WHO regions; creating and delivery a 4 week virtual international elective for nursing students
  • University of Plymouth, Social learning during social distancing 
  • University of Central Lancashire, Online educational escape rooms
  • University of Derby, Clinical training boxes
  • Coventry University and China Plate Theatre, Humans not heroes
  • University of Nottingham, Leadership focused clinical supervision - Ella Guerin and Louisa Long

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