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South East Celebration of General Practice Nursing - Nominate now!


South East Celebration of General Practice Nursing 2023


Thursday 18 May 2023






The South East Celebration of General Practice Nursing 2023 event will be a virtual event on the evening of 18 May 2023 to celebrate the amazing work that has been done by practice nurses in the South East.


Please save the date in your diary. We will send out more information on getting a place, nearer the time.


The awards are open to anyone working in the South East in general practice. The

categories are:


1. Service Improvement GPN Award

This award is for a GPN who has introduced a nurse-led project in General Practice

which has improved patient care. This can be at a practice level, PCN level or STP/ICS

level. The project can be big or small, but should demonstrate innovation, sustainability

and engagement with others.


2. Digital GPN Award

We are looking for a GPN who has been involved with or worked with digital or

technology enhanced care in their practice. For example, this could include any form of

remote monitoring or virtual consultations. They should be able to demonstrate

sustainability, and engagement with others in the project. The project should produce

an improvement in patient care or experience.


3. Community GPN Award

This award is for a GPN who has worked across barriers in the community. Either

working with their community on a particular area, or working as part of a team with

other people outside of their practice. The work should have led to an improvement in

patient care.


4. GPN Leadership Award

Exceptional GPN leaders are inspiring. They listen to their teams and empathise with Best Health Care Support Worker in a GPN Team Award

We all know that HCSWs are essential members of the general practice nursing team.

We are looking for one who has demonstrated excellent patient care, great teamwork,

and keen to be involved and innovate.


5. Working Collaboratively Towards the Future (PCN Teams) Award

Nurses work well in teams and GPNs are no exception. We want to find a team of

nurses in general practice who have worked well together and with others outside their

team, who have made a positive and sustainable difference to patient care by working

well together.


6. Best Health Care Support Worker in a GPN Team Award

We all know that HCSWs are essential members of the general practice nursing team.

We are looking for one who has demonstrated excellent patient care, great teamwork,

and keen to be involved and innovate.


7. Best Nursing Associate / Trainee Nursing Associate in a GPN Team Award

We all know that TNAs and NAs are essential members of the general practice nursing

team. We are looking for one who has demonstrated excellent patient care, great

teamwork, and keen to be involved and innovate.


8. Practice Educator Award

This award is for a GPN who has been an inspirational role model for learners. We all

know that the role of the Practice Educator is to teach, supervise and assess students /

learners on their placements during training to become a registered practitioner. They

work to maintain the quality of practice placements for students, at the same time

demonstrating primary care in the 21 st century is a great place to embark on your career.


9. Lifetime Achievement Award

This award is for a GPN to recognise their dedication and contributions to patient care

over the whole of their career. An individual who has been an inspirational role model to

many of their peers.


10. Longest Length of Service Award

This award is for a GPN in recognition of the dedication and commitment to working

within the NHS and in primary care


If you know a person or team who are amazing in general practice nursing, and think they

should be recognised, then please nominate them. You can nominate yourself or your own

team too.


To nominate a person or team for a category, please fill out the following form and return it

to ben.mills2@nhs.net before 30 April 2023.



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