Compassion Award

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Compassion Award

In the context of the NHS England Leading Change Adding Value – a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff an individual or an organisation should demonstrate how people using services have a high quality experience based on relationship centred care. People using services will have voice choice and control evidenced by the way staff demonstrate leadership and change through behaviours such as kindness; dignity and compassion.


  • Please read the criteria questions carefully and ensure you provide an answer to each question.
  • Please provide a maximum of 200 words per question.
  • In addition, you may provide an extra 250 words of relevant information if you wish.
  • Your entry will be scored by our independent judges based on your answers to each question.


How has compassion been embedded/ demonstrated?

What difference has this approach made to the lives of people using services?

What difference has this approach made to the staff within the organisation/service?

Describe how behaviours and attitudes have changed?

What evidence do you have that compassion is alive and well in your organisation?

Please type your 250 word statement below:



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Interviews for the three shortlisted candidates for each category, will be held on Wednesday 1st November 2017 at the London Marriott Hotel Grosvenor Square. You/the nominee MUST be able to attend as no other interview dates will be available.

Nominations will close at 5pm on Friday 1st September 2017 – nominations will not be accepted after this time.

Winners will be announced at the Awards ceremony on Wednesday 6th December 2017.

All three finalists for each category will be invited to the Awards ceremony.