Macmillan Professionals Excellence Awards

Find out how Macmillan acknowledge the hard work our professionals do each year through the 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 open on 2 February and close at midnight on 31 MarchVisit the online nomination website for further information and how to make a nomination.

We’ve produced some Top Tips to bear in mind when writing your nomination.

Our awards are presented in three categories:

  • Service Improvement Excellence (individual and team)
  • Innovation Excellence (individual and team)
  • Integration Excellence (individual and team)

Up to four awards will be given in each category.

We’ll invite all finalists, along with their guests and representatives from their organisations, to a high-profile awards ceremony on Thursday 8 November 2018.

The prizes are:

  • £150 plus an award – individual
  • £500 and a plaque – team
  • £10,000 grant – Macmillan fellows

Additionally, the awards will enable the winners to raise the profile of their work and celebrate it on a nationwide scale.

2017 winners and finalists

Last year’s winners were announced at a ceremony held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Heathrow Hotel, on Thursday 16 November. The ceremony was attended by 350 professionals and was hosted by world-cup winning former rugby union player and Dancing on Ice Champion, Kyran Bracken.

You can also view photos from the conference and awards ceremony on our Learning and Development Facebook page.

Information about the winners are below.

  • Integration Excellence Award 2017

    The Integration Excellence Award is awarded to individuals and teams who have successfully developed integrated cancer care services.

  • Innovation Excellence Award 2017

    The Innovation Excellence Award is awarded to individuals and teams who have shown forward thinking in developing a new product or service.

  • Service Improvement Excellence Award 2017

    This category celebrates the people and teams whose vision and commitment have led to tangible, lasting improvements in the quality of services offered to people affected by cancer.

  • Macmillan Fellowship 2017

    Macmillan fellowships are awarded to professionals who have set the highest standards in their area of work. Fellows gain access to increased learning and development opportunities and also contribute strategically to Macmillan’s work.

  • Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

    This prestigious award recognises one individual’s tireless and inventive contribution to the development of cancer care over the course of their career.

  • Excellence Award finalists 2017

    We'd like to congratulate all the finalists in 2017 for the fantastic work they do to support people living with cancer.