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Healthcare Communications Advocate

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This special award will be presented to an individual who has made an outstanding contribution through healthcare communication throughout his or her career. Nominations for this category may include a member of a government body, a charity/patient association representative or campaigner, a journalist, or a stakeholder within the healthcare system.

Nominations will also be invited from the Communiqué Awards judging panel, journalists and charities/patient associations and must be received by 22 May 2020.

Previous winners include:

2019 Steve Clark
2018 Baroness Tessa Jowell (posthumous)
2017 Alastair Kent OBE, Genetic Alliance UK and Rare Disease UK
2016 Niall Dickson, General Medical Council
2015 Professor Dame Sally Davies, Chief Medical Officer
2014 Marjorie Wallace, SANE

Please email Debbie Tuesley on for the entry form for this category.

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Key dates

Entry deadline 5 March 2020
Extended entry deadline 12 March 2020
Judging day 1 7 May 2020
Judging day 2 21 May 2020
Awards Ceremony 2 July 2020

Contact information:

For sponsorship opportunities:
Sales Team
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414200

General event enquiries:
Debbie Tuesley
Tel: +44 (0)1372 414243

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