Read our submission criteria and general guidance on submitting a nomination for the annual Hospice UK Awards.

Submission criteria and general guidance



  1. Unless otherwise stated, entries should consist of an introductory statement of up to 2,500 characters. This should be followed by a statement of under 2,500 characters, explaining why the entrant believes they should win. Please refer to the award information and what the judges are looking for when making your nomination.
  2. Entrants may also submit supporting information such as relevant literature, media coverage, etc. Extra information should be emailed separately to clearly identifying which entry it refers to.
  3. Each entry will be judged by a panel appointed by Hospice UK.
  4. Each category will have a winner only, without any runners up.
  5. Members of Hospice UK are eligible to enter.
  6. Employees of Hospice UK are not eligible to enter.
  7. The individual’s work or project should have been initiated or be completed during the twelve month period up to the end of August 2024. 
  8. By entering these awards, entrants agree to work with Hospice UK to develop a case study which can be shared with other hospices.
  9. In certain circumstances, if the standard of entries is considered too low, the judges may elect not to make a particular Award.
  10. The closing date for entries for the awards is 17:00 onMonday, 9 September 2024. 
  11. The decision of the judges is final and no correspondence can be entered into about any decision made. 

Hospice UK Award Categories


Nominations for the 2024 Hospice UK Awards open on 1 July 2024.

Explore the award categories, below - including what the judges are looking for, how to enter, and advice on your submission.