These are the key dates for the NHS Parliamentary Awards:
5 March 2019 – public launch
Programme launches in Parliament – MPs will receive resources to support them in making a call for nominations in through their local media.
26 April 2019 – nominations close
Competition closes to nominations at midnight. Sifting process begins within regional teams.
25 June 2019 – national shortlist announced
Public announcement of shortlisted nominees. Each category will have seven shortlisted nominees comprising the regional champions from each of the NHS regions – East of England, London, Midlands, North East and Yorkshire, North West, South East and South West.
10 July 2019 – awards ceremony
Competition culminates in an awards ceremony in Parliament, to which all shortlisted nominees and their MPs will be invited.