Nominate your health heroes for YEP awards before Sunday’s closing date

Guest speaker BBC Look North presenter Claire Frisby with all the winners from the YEP's Best of Health Awards 2013. Picture by James Hardisty.
Guest speaker BBC Look North presenter Claire Frisby with all the winners from the YEP's Best of Health Awards 2013. Picture by James Hardisty.
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Entries after flooding in from people in Yorkshire wanting to nominate their health care heroes for this year’s YEP Best of Health Awards.

The annual prize-giving aims to recognise workers in a range of fields, from dentists and GPs to midwives and carers, who have gone beyond the call of duty.

Nominations have so far praised the exploits of top consultants, health care assistants, GPs and paramedics as well as experts in fields such as cancer, cardiac care and MS.

And there’s still time to nominate your unsung health care hero in any of our 10 categories before Sunday’s closing date.

Nicola Furbisher, YEP managing editor, said: “This is your chance to single out hardworking health staff that have made a real difference to the lives of others. Don’t miss out on giving Yorkshire’s health heroes the praise they deserve.”

After the closing date our panel of expert judges will draw up a shortlist for each category and pick the winners. All shortlisted nominees will be invited to a glitzy lunch for the awards on December 8 when the winners will be announced. Nominees could also win the prestigious Overall Judge’s Award.

HOW TO NOMINATE

Get your nominations in now – visit www2.yorkshiretoday.co.uk/healthawards_2014/enter/index.php to fill in an online form.

Alternatively, send your nominations to Kayla Lindsay, Yorkshire Post Newspapers, No 1 Leeds, 26 Whitehall Road, Leeds, LS12 1BE. Please mark your entry with the category and provide your nominee’s full name, job title, work address and telephone number and if possible an email address. Also include your own name, address, phone number and email address, as well as 200 words explaining why you have made the nomination.

The closing date is October 19.

Winners will be picked by a panel of judges and revealed at an awards lunch on December 8.

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Dentist of the year

Doctor of the year

Team of the year

Nurse of the Year

Midwife of the year

Mental Health Worker of the year

Carer of the year

Unsung Hero

Pharmacist of the year

Emergency Response Worker of the year

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