Nominations for Northern Ireland Stroke Awards

29/01/2013

Help find Belfast Trust’s inspirational winners for 2013!!

Do you know someone who has made a positive difference to the life of someone directly affected by stroke? Whether they are a healthcare professional, stroke survivor, carer, volunteer, fundraiser, family member, or friend – why not let someone know how remarkable they are by nominating them for a Stroke Association ‘Life After Stroke Award’.

 

We know that Belfast Trust staff provide high quality patient care, so maybe there is a nurse, doctor or other healthcare professional that you might want to nominate for the Professional Excellence Award category

Or there are six other categories in the awards:

  • Adult Courage Award (18-64 years old)
  • Adult Courage Award (age 65+)
  • Carer’s Award
  • Stroke Association Award for Volunteering
  • Fundraiser of the Year Award
  • Award for Creative Arts.

The awards are open to all individuals affected by or associated with stroke throughout Northern Ireland and will take place on Thursday 16 May 2013 at a star studded event in the Stormont Hotel, Belfast. Everyone who is nominated will receive a certificate of recognition.

The closing date for nominations is Friday 15 February 2013.

How to make a nomination:

To nominate online or for further information, please visit www.stroke.org.uk/nilasa  or contact the Stroke Association on (028) 9050 8020.

About the Stroke Association

As the only UK charity solely concerned with helping everyone affected by stroke, the Stroke Association, through the Northern Ireland Life After Stroke Awards, recognise and celebrate the journeys of immense courage and determination by stroke survivors and their carers to overcome the effects of stroke. The awards also recognise the compassion and unfailing commitment of people and organisations to rebuild lives that have been affected by stroke.

Further Information

In Northern Ireland around 4,000 people have a stroke every year.

The Northern Ireland Stroke Strategy was launched in July 2008 in response to this and since then significant progress has been made. The Strategy has been successful in its implementation in a number of areas.