Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards

About the awards

Our awards recognise and celebrate the outstanding contribution that Macmillan professionals make to cancer services. Your work is vital to improving the lives of people living with cancer, and we want you to know how much you are valued.

This year's ceremony

This year’s winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Hilton Birmingham Metropole on Thursday 7 November 2019. The ceremony, hosted by Larry Lamb, presenter, author and actor, was attended by over 450 health and social care professionals and guests.

A person living with cancer hugging a Macmillan Professional.

Saying thank you

We hear from people living with cancer, as they say thank you to our amazing award winners.

Saying thank you

We hear from people living with cancer, as they say thank you to our amazing award winners.

2019 winners and finalists


Lifetime Achievement Award 2019

This prestigious award recognises one person’s tireless and inventive contribution to the development of cancer care. This year, it goes to someone truly special who has sought to improve cancer services since the very start of her career.

Integration Excellence Award 2019

This category recognises nominees and teams who have improved the coordination of services and enabled integration across settings such acute, primary, social and voluntary or through digital services, to provide a seamless experience for people living with cancer.

Excellence Awards finalists 2019

Choosing our winners from such an amazing and inspiring selection of people wasn’t easy. We'd like to congratulate all of our finalists for the fantastic work they do to support people living with cancer.