One Award Winner

NHS Improvement through Digital Innovation

This award will be given to an individual or team who has demonstrated a clear, significant, and successful digital innovation that has transformed outcomes, developed processes, and improved patient care.

Nomination form
NHS Digital Innovation | Our Health Heroes | Skills for Health

Who is eligible?

We’re incredibly fortunate in the UK to have technologically advanced healthcare, and this award has been designed to recognise those who are going the extra mile to improve the use of digital solutions to achieve better patient outcomes.

Whether that be improved systems that support the workforce, or digital innovations that directly impact clinical services. Anyone can make a nomination, including members of the public.

  • Patient/service focused demonstrating clear improvements to patient outcomes


  • Improvements for staff where digital innovation and approaches have improved ways of working

  • Digital innovation that has impacted learning, skills, or workforce development

  • Innovative approach demonstrating work that has been developed to raise the bar and think outside the box

  • Demonstrate that innovations have help overcome barriers and traditional ways of working

  • Explain how improvements have been well delivered, on time, within budgets and meet the outcomes of the project objectives

Start your nomination here

Complete the form on this page to make your nomination, which must include an overview of why you are nominating this person (no more than 500 words).

The nomination process takes approximately 10-15 minutes. You can click ‘Save and continue later’ at any time, at the bottom of the form, and provide your email address to receive a link to complete your nomination at a later date.

Alternatively you can download the form here, complete it and email it to

As part of the nomination, we ask for some simple information about you, such as your name, job title and contact details. This is so we can let you know if your nominee is successful in winning an award.

If you have any questions about what’s involved in the nomination process, please email

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Health Education England

We’re thrilled to be supported for the fourth year by Health Education England (HEE), as the headline sponsor for the national Our Health Heroes Awards. As the Sector Skills Council for Health, we work in close partnership in developing skills, competencies, apprenticeships, and enabling the development of the future workforce, with HEE.

Our ongoing partnership throughout all the workforce development programmes and frameworks we deliver, is further supported by our aligned values to recognise the entire workforce – all 350+ roles within the NHS.

Health Education England (HEE) exists for one reason only: to support the delivery of excellent healthcare and health improvement to the patients and public of England by ensuring that the workforce of today and tomorrow has the right numbers, skills, values and behaviours, at the right time and in the right place. For more information, visit