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UK: Nigerian Healthcare Professionals Celebrates NHS@70

By Published November 08, 2018

The National Health Service (NHS), one of UK’s most cherished institution is 70, and to celebrate and appreciate the vital role Nigerian healthcare professionals play in the service,

the ‘Nigerian Healthcare professionals celebration of NHS @ 70’, is putting together a celebration dinner and awards ceremony to honour health professionals of Nigerian descent for their extraordinary contribution to the NHS. 

NHS @ 70 celebration dinner, which features prominent keynote speakers and an award ceremony is scheduled for 23 March 2019. organisers are calling for suitable nominations in the following categories for the awards:

The award categories are:

Academics Award of Excellence

This is for Nigerians who are renowned academicians in the UK in the fields of:

  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Radiography
  • Other health and social care aspects

Award of Excellence in Research.

This is for Nigerians who are renowned researchers in the UK in the fields of:

  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Radiography
  • Other health and social care aspects

Award of Excellence-Clinical.

This is for Nigerians who are renowned clinicians or practitioner in the UK in the fields of:

  • Medicine
  • Physiotherapy
  • Dentistry
  • Pharmacy
  • Nursing
  • Midwifery
  • Radiography
  • Other health and social care aspects

Award of Excellence in Management.

This is for Nigerians who as managers in the health and social care services, work tirelessly for improvements in the NHS.

Award of Excellence in Advocacy.

This award is for Nigerians who work tirelessly for the protection of the rights of NHS professionals and NHS service users.

Award of Excellence in Leadership

This award is for Nigerians NHS professionals holding their own in leadership position within the NHS and beyond.

Award of Excellence in Recruitment.

This award is for Nigerians who run organisations/businesses creating and promote opportunities in the NHS the society in general and Nigerians in particular within the health and social care service sector.

If you know of any Nigerian Health practitioner in UK worthy of recognition, send an email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with a short paragraph intro and reason for your nomination of your nominee(s), their name and job title as well as their place of work before the 31 January 2018.

A panel of judges that includes representatives from the Nigerian Nurses Charitable Association UK, MANSAG, Nigeria Radiographers Association UK, Ministry of Health- Nigeria and African Voice Newspaper UK, Black Heritage Radio UK amongst others will carefully consider them for the awards.

For further information on partnership and nominations, contact Ms Tolulope Olayiwola -07473918019 or Dr Ademola Adekunle - 0788 621 7410

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