HCP Awards

This year’s nominations are now closed. Thank you to everyone who has taken part.

The shortlist will be announced later in the summer.

If you have missed out on entering this year but would like to take part in the future, please email generalpracticeawards@cogora.com.


Clinical Improvement: Chronic Conditions

This award is looking for a team or individual who has demonstrated excellence when supporting patients with chronic conditions - helping to improve their lives and the management of their symptoms. We are looking for projects, strategies, and schemes that have been implemented to improve long-term patient care.

Clinical Improvement: Mental Health

This award seeks to recognise an individual or team who have demonstrated excellence when it comes to improving mental health services in their area, through an ongoing high-quality standard of care or through an innovative project or scheme.

Clinical Improvement: Public Health and Prevention

This award seeks to recognise an individual or team who have demonstrated excellence when working to improve healthcare in their local area; raising awareness, encouraging engagement, and ensuring the wellbeing of the local population.

General Practitioner of the Year

Sponsored by Atruchecks Limited, supported by Pulse

Open to all qualified GPs practising in the UK, this award is looking for someone who has helped to turn a struggling practice around; made improvements in the morale and wellbeing of their colleagues; or campaigned for change in their local area.

GP Trainee of the Year/Rising Star Award

Supported by Pulse

Open to all UK medical graduates in postgraduate training, we are looking for evidence of enthusiasm, a keen desire to learn, imagination, and a contribution aligned with the objectives of the Five Year Forward View.
We invite applications from Trainees themselves and also their colleagues.

Pharmacist of the Year

Supported by The Pharmacist

We are looking for a community pharmacist or pharmacy team who have embraced new technologies and ways of working, and has sought to improve patient care in their local community.

Practice Manager of the Year

Sponsored by PSUK

Supported by Management in Practice

We are looking for an outstanding Practice Manager who showcases a professionalism and a keen desire to deliver the best possible patient-focused services.

Practice Nursing Award

Supported by Nursing in Practice

We are looking for a Practice Nurse or Practice Nursing team who have made an outstanding contribution to patient care in their practice. We are looking for evidence of effort and imagination, leadership, and innovation. 

Receptionist/Reception Team of the Year

This award seeks to recognise a receptionist or reception team who are making an outstanding contribution to their practice and its patients. We invite applications from receptionists themselves and also from colleagues.
Applicants should demonstrate evidence that their attention to detail has improved the organisation of the surgery, ambience, and patient experience.

The Extended Practice Team Member

This award seeks to recognise a member of the wider practice team who has had a positive impact on improving patient care, practice efficiency, or clinical workload in their practice/area. They could be a GP pharmacist, paramedic, physicians associate, HCA, mental health practitioner, social prescribing link worker or any role not covered by the other award categories.

The GP Team of the Year

We are looking for teams who are striving to improve patient care, enhancing services offered, and working to develop their skill mix.

We seek to recognise the work of a multidisciplinary team that has had a positive impact on improving the patient experience in their practice and/or local area.