Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards
Our awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution Macmillan professionals make to cancer services. The work of Macmillan professionals is vital in improving the lives of people affected by cancer, and we want them to know just how much they're valued.
Nominations for the 2014 Excellence Awards are now closed. The shortlist of nominees will be announced here on 4 June.
Who can be nominated?
Anyone who has been a Macmillan professional for at least one year can be nominated, whatever their role or level. Nominations should demonstrate how they’ve gone beyond what is expected of them, showing the difference between exceptional service and what we expect from all Macmillan professionals as standard practice.
Award categories and prizes
The award categories are:
Up to three awards will be given in each category, and we will select up to three Macmillan fellows from the individual award winners.
Each individual winner will receive £100 plus an award, and winning teams will be given £500 and a plaque.
Macmillan fellows will be able to access a grant of £10,000 and their expertise and leadership will influence wider Macmillan work.
Award winners and representatives from their employing organisation will be invited to a high-profile awards ceremony at the annual Macmillan Professionals Event on Thursday 14 November 2014.The ceremony is strictly by invitation only.
Read more about previous winners of the Innovation, Integration, Service Improvement, and Team awards.
In 2014 Macmillan is introducing two new award categories; Employer Excellence and Lifetime Achievement. Nominations will be made internally and winners will be announced at the awards ceremony in November.
Henry Garnett Awards
Macmillan also recognises the exceptional contribution that inspirational professionals make working with Macmillan beyond their core professional role. This could include work promoting and supporting Macmillan through the media, fundraising, policy development or educating across networks.
The professional must:
have worked beyond their core role to promote and support Macmillan, equating to for a minimum of four days over a year
act as an ambassador for Macmillan and raise Macmillan’s profile within their community
inspire and support their peers and colleagues
be recognised by other stakeholders as an inspirational person, particularly by people affected by cancer and by partner organisations
Nominations for the Henry Garnett Awards are now closed. Winners will be notified by 4 August and Henry Garnett Awards will be presented locally.
Read more about previous Henry Garnett award winners.