Hospice UK Awards 2017

Deadline extended to 27 September.  

Our Hospice UK Awards celebrate the innovative work and people in hospices and palliative care organisations across the UK.

Hospice UK Awards

Hospice UK Awards deadline has been extended!  The new deadline is 27 September.

Hospice UK Awards are kindly supported by the National Gardens Scheme.

The National Gardens Scheme (NGS) opens around 3,800 gardens of quality, character and interest to the public each year, to raise money for nominated care charities. Since 1995 the NGS has donated over £4.5 million to hospice care and are the largest funder of our work.

We are delighted to launch the 2017 Hospice UK Awards, celebrating the innovative work and people in hospices and palliative care organisations across the UK.


The Innovation Awards are made within three key areas. We look for stand-out projects that will inspire other hospices and palliative care organisations, and show the world why they are such innovative organisations. 

You can access the brief entry forms and guidance by clicking on the links below.

The categories are:

Entries can be submitted via the online web form. Please read through the separate guidance for these awards before submitting an entry. 

There are also an additional four categories to recognise the special contribution to hospice care made by individuals:


Full Members and Subscribers of Hospice UK are eligible to enter.


The deadline for all entries and nominations is 27 September 2017.

Thank you

Hospice UK Awards are kindly supported by the National Gardens Scheme (NGS). We are very grateful for their continued and valued support.


All winners receive glassware and a one-day free conference place.

In addition, we offer accommodation for winners of the Anne Norfolk Lifetime Achievement Award, Volunteer of the Year, Young Volunteer of the Year and Volunteer Gardener of the Year. 

Winning also gives you an opportunity to instil pride and morale in staff, volunteers, supporters and your wider community. There will also be public relations (PR) opportunities for winning hospices to publicise their success.


The awards will be presented at the Hospice UK annual conference in Liverpool, after the plenary on Thursday, 23 November 2017.

Past awards

Further information

If you are thinking of entering a project, please read through the guidance for the specific award using the category links above.

Please contact the grants team for further information or help about Hospice UK Awards.

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